Digestive System Practice Quiz 1

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Digestive System preparation quiz


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  • 1. 
    What are villi?  Describe their structure, location and function.
  • 2. 
    In two or three good sentences, describe the role or the respiratory system in cellular respiration. C6H12O6 + 6O2 --> 6CO2 + 6H2O.  Refer to the equation in your answer.
  • 3. 
    Identify the Small Intestine:
  • 4. 
    Identify the Liver:
  • 5. 
    What is structure I?
  • 6. 
    Letter E is pointing to what structure?
  • 7. 
    Which structure is the pharynx?
  • 8. 
    What is structure L?
  • 9. 
    What color is the pancreas in the diagram below?
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Peach

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 10. 
    In the diagram below, what color is the gall bladder?
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Peach

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 11. 
    Which letter is pointing to the large intestine (colon)?
  • 12. 
    Where is the esophagous?
  • 13. 
    This is where machanical digestion begins and chemical digestion of polysaccharides begin.
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Small Intestine

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    This the 1st location in the digestive system where peristalsis occurs.
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Esophagous

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Small Intestine

    • E. 

      Large Intestine

  • 15. 
    This is where pepsinogens are activated into pesins to aid in the digestion of proteins.
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Esophagous

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Small Intestine

    • E. 

      Pancreas

  • 16. 
    This organ releases many enzymes that aid in breakdown of all types of organic molecules.
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Gall Bladder

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Liver

    • E. 

      Pancreas

  • 17. 
    This tube typically is a passage for food and air (that you breathe).
    • A. 

      Esophagous

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Pharynx

    • E. 

      Rectum.

  • 18. 
    This organ produces bile.
    • A. 

      Salivary Glands

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Liver

    • E. 

      Gall Bladder

  • 19. 
    This organ stores bile for use when fats enter the intestine.
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Gall Bladder

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Stomach

    • E. 

      Salivary Glands

  • 20. 
    This organ produces insulin which is required for glucose uptake into body cells.
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Gall Bladder

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Stomach

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The liver and the pancreas secrete their digestive juices into this part of the digestive system.
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Gall Bladder

    • C. 

      Small Intestine

    • D. 

      Large Intestine

    • E. 

      Colon

  • 22. 
    Most organic molecules are absorbed at this place in the GI tract.
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Gall Bladder

    • D. 

      Small Intestine

    • E. 

      They are absorbed equally throughout the digestive system.

  • 23. 
    What are the small fingerlike projects on the walls of the small intestine? Hint: they are responsible for increasing the surface area as well as increasing the efficiency of absorbtion.
  • 24. 
    This organ's job is to absorb vitamins, minerals, and excess water.
  • 25. 
    These 2 organs produce amylase:
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Esophagous

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Small Intestine

    • E. 

      Pancreas

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