Test Your Knowledge On The Digestive System!

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Test Your Knowledge On The Digestive System!

Much like many of the processes our bodies undertake in the background, we can easily take our digestive systems for granted the second the food disappears down our throats and the manual part is over. But do you know what goes on in our stomachs and beyond? Test your knowledge on the digestive system in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To give the body shape

    • B. 

      To take in and break down food for use by the body

    • C. 

      To take in oxygen and give off carbon dioxide

  • 2. 
    A long tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. 
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Urethra

  • 3. 
    Stores the liver's digestive juices until they are needed by the intestines. 
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Gall bladder

    • C. 

      Villi

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Large intesine

    • C. 

      Mouth

  • 6. 
    This organ produces a digestive juice that contains a wide array of enzymes to break down fat, carbohydrate, and protein in food. 
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Large intestine

  • 7. 
    This part of the digestive system removes solid wastes such as feces from the body:  
    • A. 

      Large intestine

    • B. 

      Small intestine

    • C. 

      Esophagus

  • 8. 
    This organ stores swallowed food and liquid, mixes up digestive juices with the food and liquid and sends it to the small intestine:  
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Stomach

  • 9. 
    Tiny fingerlike projections in the small intestine. 
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Anus

    • C. 

      Rectum

  • 10. 
    This contains tiny glands that produce juices to digest food, found in the mouth, stomach and small intestine.  
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Mucosa

    • C. 

      Anus

  • 11. 
    Composed of the teeth, tongue, salivary glands and muscles, this part takes in food to begin the process of digestion: 
    • A. 

      Anus

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Mouth

  • 12. 
    The final portion of the large intestine. 
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Rectum

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

  • 13. 
    The opening at the end of the digestive tract in which solid wastes are eliminated.
    • A. 

      Anus

    • B. 

      Mucosa

    • C. 

      Liver