Digestion

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Digestion Quizzes & Trivia

Digestion test


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  • 1. 
    Why is it important that the body has food?It is extremely important that we eat food and without it the human body would shut down and we would die.  The body needs food because the food contains nutrients in it that our body uses to carry out its functions. They help us to grow, become stronger, give us energy, and build up a stronger immune system so we can fight of illnesses 
  • 2. 
    What are the basic steps of digestion? • Chew Food • Saliva makes food into bolus and carries it down the throat • Muscles contractions help carry it down • Goes to stomach where its broken down by hydro chloric acid  • must be size of a pinky to fit into small intestine • carried through small intestine where its broken down more • Then goes to large intestine where it's broken down even more and made able for the body to use it
  • 3. 
    Homeostasis
    • A. 

      Where our bodies react to the environment to keep in their normal state

    • B. 

      Climate change

    • C. 

      Source of nourishment, good for the body

  • 4. 
    Nutrient 
    • A. 

      Gives energy through absorbing

    • B. 

      Source of nourishment, good for the body

    • C. 

      Any of a group of organic compounds that includes sugars, starches, celluloses, and gums and serves as a major energy source

  • 5. 
    Carbohydrate
    • A. 

      Fat, gives energy and helps speed up digestion

    • B. 

      Any of a group of organic compounds that includes sugars, starches, celluloses, and gums and serves as a major energy source

    • C. 

      A molecule made up of amino acids that are needed for the body to function properly.

  • 6. 
    Protein
    • A. 

      A molecule made up of amino acids that are needed for the body to function properly.

    • B. 

      Makes bile

    • C. 

      Has fiber, helps anus

  • 7. 
    Amino Acids
    • A. 

      Carbs

    • B. 

      The basic building blocks of proteins

  • 8. 
    Glucose
    • A. 

      Sugar made in liver

    • B. 

      Principal circulating sugar in the blood and the major energy source of the body.

    • C. 

      Helps break down fatty foods

  • 9. 
    What are the 6 needed nutrients 
    • A. 

      Amino acids, Carbohydrate, Water, Nutrients, Glucose, Fat

    • B. 

      Fat, Nutrients, Bile, Fiber, Minerals, Water

    • C. 

      Water ,Fat ,Carbohydrate ,Protein, Vitamins ,Minerals

  • 10. 
    Bolus
    • A. 

      Ball form of food after it's been chewed in the mouth

    • B. 

      Flap that covers wind pipe whenever food or liquids come

    • C. 

      Tube that carries food to stomach

  • 11. 
    Epiglottis
    • A. 

      Ball form of food after it's been chewed in the mouth

    • B. 

      Flap in back of throat, covers when food or liquids come to avoid choking

    • C. 

      Process of which the body breaks down food

  • 12. 
    Peristalsis
    • A. 

      Flap in back of throat, covers when food or liquids come to avoid choking

    • B. 

      Mechanical digestion

    • C. 

      The rippling motion of muscles in the digestive tract. In the stomach, this motion mixes food with gastric juices, turning it into a thin liquid.

  • 13. 
    Amylase
    • A. 

      Any of a group of enzymes that are present in saliva, pancreatic juice

    • B. 

      Process of glazing food before it goes through digestion

    • C. 

      Boulos

  • 14. 
    Pepsin
    • A. 

      Tum Tums

    • B. 

      Acid in stomach

    • C. 

      Breaks proteins down, helps eases stomach

  • 15. 
    Hydrochloric acid
    • A. 

      Most acidic acid found in stomach to break down foods

    • B. 

      Breaks proteins down, helps eases stomach

    • C. 

      Bile

  • 16. 
    Chyme
    • A. 

      Most acidic acid found in stomach to break down foods

    • B. 

      Food in its liquid form

    • C. 

      Lines stomach to protect from acids

  • 17. 
    Mechanical digestion
    • A. 

      Chemicals breaking down food

    • B. 

      Bile

    • C. 

      Digestion done intentionally by the human, chewing, swallowing, ect.

  • 18. 
    Chemical digestion
    • A. 

      Digestion done intentionally by the human, chewing, swallowing, ect.

    • B. 

      Digestion done by chemicals, not intentional

    • C. 

      Bile breaking down food in the stomach

  • 19. 
    Bile
    • A. 

      Bile is a yellow-green fluid that is made by the liver, stored in the gallbladder and passes through the common bile duct into the duodenum where it helps digest fat.

    • B. 

      Only thing involved in chemical digestion

    • C. 

      Acid in stomach that breaks down fat

  • 20. 
    Villus 
    • A. 

      Tube that carries food from throat to stomach

    • B. 

      Fur like things located in the throat to help move the food/liquid along

    • C. 

      Little fur like things that help move things along. Located in the small intestine.

  • 21. 
    What do digestive helpers do?
    • A. 

      The role of the digestive helpers are to make bile that breaks down fat, nutrients, vitamins, ect.

    • B. 

      Role of digestive helpers is to make nutrients to help break things down

    • C. 

      They help.

  • 22. 
    Biomass
    • A. 

      Waste

    • B. 

      Plant materials and animal waste

    • C. 

      Plants sugar that is given to us through photosynthesis

  • 23. 
    Monosaccharide
    • A. 

      Most complex sugar

    • B. 

      Least complex sugar, simplest cardohydrate

    • C. 

      Least complex sugar, most complex carb