Digestion

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Digestion Quizzes & Trivia

Digestion test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 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