Cover Organs And Functions Of Digestive System

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Cover Organs And Functions Of Digestive System

Cover organs and functions of digestive system. Focus on pathway of food through D. S.


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

      Mouth, stomach, esophagus, small intestine, large intestine, rectum

    • B. 

      Mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum

    • C. 

      Mouth, esophagus, stomach, large intestine, small intestine, rectum

    • D. 

      Mouth, esophagus, 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. 

      Absorbtion

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

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