Chapter 20: The Gastrointestinal System

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Chapter 20: The Gastrointestinal System


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Blockage of the flow of bile into the duodenum interferes with digestion of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates only

    • B. 

      Lipids only

    • C. 

      Proteins only

    • D. 

      Carbs and proteins only

    • E. 

      Carbs and proteins only

  • 2. 
    Failure of the salivary glands to secrete amylase would make it impossible to digest which of the following?
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Fats

    • C. 

      Disaccharides

    • D. 

      Starch

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following tends to inhibit acid secretion by the stomach?
    • A. 

      An increase in the osmolarity of duodenal contents

    • B. 

      Entry of stomach acid into the duodenum

    • C. 

      Arrival of food in stomach

    • D. 

      A and b are both true

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a digestion product of amylase?
    • A. 

      Maltose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Sucrose

    • D. 

      Lactose

    • E. 

      Fructose

  • 5. 
    When food is present in the small intestine, contraction of the gallbladder is stimulated by (secretin / cholecystokinin).
  • 6. 
    Bile salts are necessary for proper functioning of pancreatic (proteases/ lipases)
  • 7. 
    Gastrin (stimulates / inhibits) the secretion of acid by the stomach
  • 8. 
    Disaccharides are broken down to monosaccharides by (pancreatic enzymes / brush border enzymes).
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