A Quiz About Digestion: Trivia Questions!

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A Quiz About Digestion: Trivia Questions!

What do you know about digestion? Did you know that digestion is a complex process of the body? This quiz entails learning how to determine the result of a partially permeable membrane in a tube boiled with Benedict’s solution, the appropriate diet for someone who has their gallbladder taken out of them, and the alimentary canal. This quiz presents word problems and multiple-choice questions which require you to know about digestion.


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 dish is filled with agar jelly containing starch. Four holes are cut in the jelly and each hole is filled with the substances shown. An iodine test is conducted on the agar after 30 minutes. Which hole will be surrounded by the largest brown region in the iodine test after 30 minutes? 
    • 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. 
    Lipase solution was added to milk. After 30 minutes, the milk had become more acidic. What were the substrate and product in this reaction?  Substrate A Amino acids Fats C Amino acids Proteins
    • 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. 
    Four test tubes are set up as shown below to investigate the effect of bile salts and the effect of boiling on the activity of lipase. An emulsion test will be conducted for this investigation. Thus, comparing the results from which tubes could draw conclusions about the effect of boiling on the activity of lipase?
    • A. 

      1 and 3

    • B. 

      1 and 4

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      3 and 4

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