Ultimate Exam On Digestive System: Quiz!

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Ultimate Exam On Digestive System: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes the chewing of food?
    • A. 

      Emulsification

    • B. 

      Mechanical digestion

    • C. 

      Peristalsis

    • D. 

      Aborption

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes why food moves through the digestive system from the mouth toward the anus?
    • A. 

      Emulsification

    • B. 

      Mastication

    • C. 

      Defecation

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

  • 3. 
    Food moves through the esophagus to the:
    • A. 

      Cecum

    • B. 

      Duodenum

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Common bile duct

  • 4. 
    The fundus, body, and pylorus are parts of the
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Biliary tree

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 5. 
    The stomach mixes and mashes a bolus of food that is called
    • A. 

      Feces

    • B. 

      Flatus

    • C. 

      Chyle

    • D. 

      Chyme

  • 6. 
    The appendix
    • A. 

      Is located in the right upper quadrant

    • B. 

      Can rupture and cause peritonitis

    • C. 

      Is attache to the sigmoid colon

    • D. 

      Is located in the dorsal cavity

  • 7. 
    Which of the following form(s) the large intestine?
    • A. 

      Duodenum, ileum, and jejunum

    • B. 

      Colon

    • C. 

      Fundus, body, and pylorus

    • D. 

      Sphincter of Oddi and ampulla of Vater

  • 8. 
    What is the most important nerve of the digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Phrenic

    • B. 

      Sciatic

    • C. 

      Vagus

    • D. 

      Olfactory

  • 9. 
    Bile is not found in this structure.
    • A. 

      Cystic duct

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Duodenum

  • 10. 
    This is the site of most chemical digestion.
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Cecum

    • D. 

      Duodenum

  • 11. 
    This is the site of absorption for most end-products of digestion.
    • A. 

      Duodenum

    • B. 

      Ileum

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 12. 
    Which surgical procedure is most likely to cause dumping syndrome?
    • A. 

      Appendectomy

    • B. 

      Colostomy

    • C. 

      Gastrectomy

    • D. 

      Cholecystectomy

  • 13. 
    This organ secretes the most potent of the digestive enzymes.
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Spleen

  • 14. 
    Which of the following best describes the duodenum, jejunum, and the ileum?
    • A. 

      Colon

    • B. 

      Biliary tree

    • C. 

      Hepatic portal circulation

    • D. 

      Small intestine

  • 15. 
    The word hepatic refers to the
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Portal vein

    • C. 

      Mesentery

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 16. 
    The sigmoid is part of the
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Colon

    • C. 

      Hepatic portal circulation

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 17. 
    The common bile duct empties its contents into the
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Base of the esophagus

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Cecum

  • 18. 
    Which structure prevents gastric reflux?
    • A. 

      Pyloric valve

    • B. 

      Ileocecal valve

    • C. 

      Lower esophageal sphincter

    • D. 

      Anal sphincter

  • 19. 
    This organ synthesizes clotting factors, stores vitamins, detoxifies drugs, and helps regulate blood glucose.
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Appendix

  • 20. 
    The cecum is part of the
    • A. 

      Duodenum

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Biliary tree

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 21. 
    This membrane resembles an apron draped over the abdominal organs
    • A. 

      Cecum

    • B. 

      Omentum

    • C. 

      Cementum

    • D. 

      Gingiva

  • 22. 
    Enamel, dentin, and cementum are related to this structure
    • A. 

      Tooth

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Villi

  • 23. 
    Deciduous, baby, and milk are descriptive for which structure?
    • A. 

      Gums

    • B. 

      Sinuses

    • C. 

      Teeth

    • D. 

      Tonsils

  • 24. 
    The appendix is attached to this structure.
    • A. 

      Cecum

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Pylorus

    • D. 

      Sigmoid

  • 25. 
    The elimination of gas that is produced during digestion and released from the anus is called
    • A. 

      Flatulence

    • B. 

      Eructation

    • C. 

      Deglutition

    • D. 

      Mastication