Digestive System: Organs And Functions! Quiz

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Digestive System: Organs And Functions! Quiz

Looking for an interesting quiz on digestive system organs and their functions? We have one for you. This quiz necessitates your wisdom about the primary role of digestion, the three basic food components, the outer covering of the gastrointestinal tract, the enzymes in the mouth that aid in the digestion process, and how food is prevented from entering the airways. This quiz on digestion is one to chew on and enhance your knowledge. Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The digestive system is also known as?
    • A. 

      Elimination process

    • B. 

      Alimentary canal.

    • C. 

      Gastroin-intestinal tract

    • D. 

      Absorption process

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The basic functions of the GIT are Ingestion,, Digestion, Absorption, and?
    • A. 

      Mastication

    • B. 

      Chemical digestion

    • C. 

      Elimination

    • D. 

      Deglutition

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The main function of digestion is to?
    • A. 

      Uptake of nutrients to cells.

    • B. 

      Digest lipids, carbohydrates,and proteins.

    • C. 

      Make food soluable.

    • D. 

      Eliminate waste.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Two types of digestion are?
    • A. 

      Automatic and enzymatic

    • B. 

      Physically and chemically

    • C. 

      Mechanically and Chemically

    • D. 

      Alchemical and motorized

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following is an accessory organ of digestion? 
    • A. 

      Teeth

    • B. 

      Spleen

    • C. 

      Appendix

    • D. 

      Duodenum

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    The outer covering later of the GIT can be known as?
    • A. 

      Submucous layer

    • B. 

      Serosa

    • C. 

      Muscle layer

    • D. 

      Anus

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The three basic food components in our diet are Carbohydrates, Lipids, and? 
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Starches

    • C. 

      Polysaccharides

    • D. 

      Protein

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Complex carbohydrates are called?
    • A. 

      Disaccharides

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Monosaccharides

    • D. 

      Polysaccharides

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What acts as a catalyst for the GIT?
    • A. 

      Acid

    • B. 

      Glycerol

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Mucous

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following is not an organ of the digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Ileum

    • C. 

      Tonsils

    • D. 

      Tongue

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The enzymes of the mouth are called?
    • A. 

      Saliva and mucous

    • B. 

      Amylase and ptyalin

    • C. 

      Peptidases and tributyrin

    • D. 

      Trypsin and pepsin

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The tongue is attached at the base of the mouth by?
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Frenulum

    • C. 

      Hyoid bone

    • D. 

      Tonsils

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Food is prevented from entering the airways by the action of?
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Nasopharynx

    • C. 

      Epliglottis

    • D. 

      Sphincter muscles

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which is the correct order of food passing?
    • A. 

      Esophagus,stomach,duodenum,anus

    • B. 

      Esophagus, stomach,duodenum,colon

    • C. 

      Esophagus,stomach,duodenum,rectum

    • D. 

      Esophagus,stomach,duodenum,sphinctor

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Goblet cells produce?
    • A. 

      Chyme

    • B. 

      Enzymes

    • C. 

      Mucous

    • D. 

      Lipase

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What kind of acid is found in the stomach?
    • A. 

      Calcium chloric acid

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • C. 

      Sulfuric acid

    • D. 

      Calcium carbonate acid

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The enzymes that the stomach secretes processes what?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Rugae

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Where is pepsin only effective at?
    • A. 

      In the stomach

    • B. 

      In an alkaline environment

    • C. 

      In an acidic environment

    • D. 

      In an environment with protein

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The esophagus connects what two things?
    • A. 

      Throat to stomach

    • B. 

      Mouth to throat

    • C. 

      Mouth to stomach

    • D. 

      Pharynx to stomach

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Where does the digestion of fat begin?
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Large intestines

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The main function of villi is to?
    • A. 

      Welcome peristalsis

    • B. 

      Increase absorption

    • C. 

      Increase absorption surface

    • D. 

      Protect lumen from bacteria

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    What's the role of Peyer's Patches?
    • A. 

      To defend

    • B. 

      To heal

    • C. 

      To absorb

    • D. 

      To protect

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    MAIN  function of large intestines is?
    • A. 

      Defecation

    • B. 

      Absorption of vitamins and minerals

    • C. 

      Absorb water

    • D. 

      Synthesise vitamin k

    • E. 

      Answers A and D

  • 24. 
    Lipase,insulin and what are produced by the pancreas?
    • A. 

      Trypsin

    • B. 

      Peptidase

    • C. 

      Chyme

    • D. 

      Bile

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    The endocrine gland of the pancreas secretes which hormone?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Trypsinogen

    • C. 

      Lipase

    • D. 

      Pepsin

    • E. 

      None of the above

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