A Quiz About Digestion: Trivia Questions!

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A Quiz About Digestion: Trivia Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an energy-rich carbohydrate stored in large quantities in the liver?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Albumin

  • 2. 
    Respiration in living organisms always involves
    • A. 

      Water production

    • B. 

      Energy release

    • C. 

      Breathing in of oxygen

    • D. 

      Breathing out of carbon dioxide

  • 3. 
    A food test is conducted to investigate the most suitable type of food to recommend to a diabetic patient who is on diet control. Which of the food below should be recommended to the patient after conducting the reducing sugar test?    Food Reducing Sugar Test A Green precipitate B Brick red precipitate C Orange precipitate D Yellow precipitate
    • A. 

      Food A

    • B. 

      Food B

    • C. 

      Food C

    • D. 

      Food D

  • 4. 
    Four bags made of the partially permeable membrane are placed in tubes as shown in the diagram.   After 20 minutes at 35oC, a sample of water from each tube, outside the bag, is boiled with Benedict’s solution. What are the results?
    • A. 

      Tube 1: Blue; Tube 2: Orange Precipitate; Tube 3: Blue; Tube 4: Orange Precipitate

    • B. 

      Tube 1: Blue; Tube 2: Orange Precipitate; Tube 3: Orange Precipitate; Tube 4: Blue

    • C. 

      Tube 1: Orange Precipitate; Tube 2: Blue; Tube 3: Orange Precipitate; Tube 4: Blue

    • D. 

      Tube 1: Orange Precipitate; Tube 2: Orange Precipitate; Tube 3: Blue; Tube 4: Orange Precipitate

  • 5. 
    Four different foods were tested as shown below and the test results were recorded as positive (+) or negative (-). Which food contained both glucose and oil?   Food Benedict’s Test Biuret Test Ethanol Emulsion Test Iodine Test A + + - - B + - + - C - + - + D - - + +
    • A. 

      Food A

    • B. 

      Food B

    • C. 

      Food C

    • D. 

      Food D

  • 6. 
    The gall bladder stores bile. A patient in the hospital has had his gall bladder removed and needs a special diet. Which menu would be most suitable for this patient?  Menu A Menu B Menu C Menu D Beans and rice Fresh orange Fried chicken and chips Sweet rice Cheese and nuts Milk Fish fried in oil and ice cream
    • A. 

      Menu A

    • B. 

      Menu B

    • C. 

      Menu C

    • D. 

      Menu D

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Hole A

    • B. 

      Hole B

    • C. 

      Hole C

    • D. 

      Hole D

  • 8. 
    Which secretion, released into the alimentary canal, contains no enzymes but speeds up fat digestion?
    • A. 

      Bile

    • B. 

      Intestinal Juice

    • C. 

      Mucus

    • D. 

      Pancreatic Juice

  • 9. 
    The diagram below shows the human alimentary canal. Where does the digestion of protein begin?
    • A. 

      Organ A

    • B. 

      Organ B

    • C. 

      Organ C

    • D. 

      Organ D

  • 10. 
    The diagram shows the structure of villus in the small intestine. The arrows show the direction of flow of fluids. After a meal of fried chicken, where will minute fat globules be present in the largest amount?
    • A. 

      Part A

    • B. 

      Part B

    • C. 

      Part C

    • D. 

      Part D

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Choice A

    • B. 

      Choice B

    • C. 

      Choice C

    • D. 

      Choice D

  • 12. 
    The table below represents the composition of three foods.   Food (100g) X Y Z Fat/g 3.8 1.8 82.5 Protein/g 3.3 9.2 0.5 Carbohydrate/g 4.8 49.0 0.0 Calcium/g 120.0 92.0 15.0 Iron/g 0.1 1.8 0.2   Identify X, Y and Z respectively.
    • A. 

      Bread, milk and fish respectively.

    • B. 

      Butter, bread and milk respectively.

    • C. 

      Milk, bread and butter respectively.

    • D. 

      Milk, butter and bread respectively.

  • 13. 
    Refer to the diagram below, which shows part of the human digestive system.If structure P is removed, which of the following correctly describes the consequences?
    • A. 

      Fatty food cannot be digested.

    • B. 

      Oil cannot be emulsified.

    • C. 

      Release of bile cannot be regulated.

    • D. 

      The person will be frightened more easily.

  • 14. 
    What is the likely effect of removing part of the small intestine?
    • A. 

      The person dies of starvation.

    • B. 

      The person suffers from constipation.

    • C. 

      The person loses appetite.

    • D. 

      The person loses weight.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      1 and 3

    • B. 

      1 and 4

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      3 and 4