Digestion Facts: How Well You Know? Quiz

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Digestion Facts: How Well You Know? Quiz

How well do you know about digestion? Do you think you can assimilate this quiz? Digestion is the breakdown of large insoluble food molecules into small soluble food molecules to be absorbed. In basic terms, digestion is how your body turns the food you eat into nutrients and uses it or energy. Taking this quiz will help you grasp facts about digestion.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The fatty acids and glycerol are then absorbed into the blood stream via the villi of the_________
  • 2. 
    A high fiber diet will reduce damage to the?
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Colon

  • 3. 
    A low fibre diet along with dehydration and low activity levels, can lead to____________ disease.
  • 4. 
    Dehydration occurs when we lose
    • A. 

      1% fluid

    • B. 

      3% fluid

    • C. 

      2% fluid

  • 5. 
    Mastication occurs in the_________
  • 6. 
    One function of the esophagus is?
    • A. 

      Responsible for a large percentage of digestion

    • B. 

      Delivering food to the stomach

    • C. 

      Absorb water from the remains of food

  • 7. 
    Pepsin is produced to break down protein in which section of the digestive system?
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Small intestine