Chapter 8: Basic Questions About The Digestive System

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  • 1. 
    What are the four accessory organs of digestion?
    • A. 

      Mouth,small intestines,large intestines, teeth

    • B. 

      Salivary glands, gallbladder, liver,pancreas

    • C. 

      Esophagus,spleen, pancreas, liver

    • D. 

      Appendix, stomach, spleen, mouth

  • 2. 
    What are the three main functions of the digestive system?
    • A. 

      Nutrition, oxygen, circulation

    • B. 

      Mastication, dissolving, digestion

    • C. 

      Digestion, absorption, elimination

    • D. 

      Nutrition, absorption, elimination

  • 3. 
    What is a soft mass of chewed food ready to be swallowed called?
    • A. 

      Sigmoid

    • B. 

      Glycogen

    • C. 

      Chyme

    • D. 

      Bolus

  • 4. 
    What is a wavelike contraction that occurs involuntarily in hollow tubes of the body, especially the alimentary canal called?
    • A. 

      Peristalsis

    • B. 

      Pharyngeal

    • C. 

      Peptic

    • D. 

      Nausea

  • 5. 
    What converts food into a semiliquid state?
    • A. 

      Small intestines, large intestines

    • B. 

      Saliva, teeth

    • C. 

      Mouth, tounge

    • D. 

      Hydrochloric acid, and gastric juices

  • 6. 
    The ____________ is the first portion of the small intestine
    • A. 

      Jejunum

    • B. 

      Duodenum

    • C. 

      Ileum

    • D. 

      Cecum

  • 7. 
    Semi liquid food is called?
    • A. 

      Waste

    • B. 

      Bile

    • C. 

      Chyme

    • D. 

      Urine

  • 8. 
    The _____________ transports nutrients to body cells
    • A. 

      Respiratory system

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Circulatory system, lymph

    • D. 

      Small intestines

  • 9. 
    The large intestines can be divided into four distinct sections called the?
    • A. 

      Smooth,voluntary,involuntary, cardiac

    • B. 

      Larynx, oropharynx, nasopharynx, laryngopharynx

    • C. 

      Pulp, crown, neck, root

    • D. 

      Cecum, colon, rectum, anal canal

  • 10. 
    The ___________ is the largest glandular organ in the body
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Intestines

    • D. 

      Bladder

  • 11. 
    Which organ stores and concentrates bile that has been produced by the liver?
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Gallbladder

  • 12. 
    Which organ produces digestive enzymes and  and has specialized cells that secrete the hormones insulin and glucagon directly into the blood stream?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Gallbladder

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Kidneys

  • 13. 
    What organ performs the following 3 functions?   a) plays an important role in metabolism b) manufactures bile and c) stores iron and vitamins B12, A, D, E and K
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 14. 
    Where does digestion and absorption chiefly take place?
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Mouth

  • 15. 
    The salivary glands located in and around the mouth are called?
    • A. 

      Uvula, palatoglossal, lip

    • B. 

      Parotid, sub-lingual, sub-mandibular

    • C. 

      Palatine, lingual, gingiva

    • D. 

      Dorsum, vestibule, fauces

  • 16. 
    What are the two hormones secreted into the blood stream by the pancreas?
    • A. 

      Hydrochloric acid, ptyalin

    • B. 

      Insulin,glucagon

    • C. 

      Trypsin, steapsin

    • D. 

      Sucrase, maltase

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