Organs And Functions Of Digestive System: Quiz!

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Organs And Functions Of Digestive System: Quiz!

What do you know about the organs and functions of the digestive system? The human digestive system is comprised of the gastrointestinal tract and other organs of digestion. The process of digestion involves the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Food, upon the start of digestion, passes into the first part of the small intestine. If you are curious to understand more about digestion, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following shows the correct pathway of food through the digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Mouth, stomach, oesophagus, small intestine, large intestine, rectum

    • B. 

      Mouth, oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum

    • C. 

      Mouth, oesophagus, stomach, large intestine, small intestine, rectum

    • D. 

      Mouth, oesophagus, small intestine, stomach, large intestine, rectum

  • 2. 
    Bile is produced by the:
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Gall Bladder

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 3. 
    Which of the following does NOT take place in the mouth?
    • A. 

      An enzyme is added to food.

    • B. 

      The teeth break food into smaller pieces.

    • C. 

      Nutrients are absorbed into the bloodstream.

    • D. 

      Both mechanical and chemical digestion begin.

  • 4. 
    The finger-like structures lining the small intestine that absorb nutrients are called:
    • A. 

      Absorbtion

    • B. 

      Peristalsis

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Villi

  • 5. 
    Food moves through the digestive tract by wave-like muscle contractions which is called
    • A. 

      Peristalsis

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Mucus

    • D. 

      Stomach acid

  • 6. 
    Stomach acid turning food into a soup-like substance is an example of:
    • A. 

      Mechanical digestion

    • B. 

      Chemical digestion

    • C. 

      Peristalsis

    • D. 

      Enzyme activity

  • 7. 
    Located where the small intestine joins the large intestine. It has no known purpose.
    • A. 

      Gall bladder

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Appendix

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 8. 
    Water is removed and the materials that are not digested move into this structure.
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Large Intestine

    • C. 

      Small Intestine

    • D. 

      Gall bladder

  • 9. 
    Nutrients from the digested food are absorbed into the bloodstream through tiny finger-like structures in this organ.
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Gall bladder

    • C. 

      Large intestine

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 10. 
     This j-shaped sac that stores and further digests the food.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Large Intestine

    • C. 

      Villi

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 11. 
    Once swallowed, the food passes through this muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Windpipe

    • D. 

      Mouth

  • 12. 
    ____________ helps food glide through our digestive tract and it protects our organs from the digestive juices.
    • A. 

      Mucus

    • B. 

      Enzymes

    • C. 

      Saliva

    • D. 

      Tongue

  • 13. 
    The ___________ helps push food to the back of the mouth where it is swallowed.
    • A. 

      Enzymes

    • B. 

      Tongue

    • C. 

      Saliva

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 14. 
    _______________ is the process by which food is broken down into substances that can be used by the cells in the body.
    • A. 

      Peristalsis

    • B. 

      Absorbtion

    • C. 

      Elimination

    • D. 

      Digestion

  • 15. 
    __________________ is the process by which nutrients pass through the wall of the digestive system into your blood.
    • A. 

      Elimination

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

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