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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

Using this as a study tool for test 2.


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  • 1. 
    All are true about enzymes EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      Enzymes are proteins

    • B. 

      Enzymes require a carrier transport.

    • C. 

      Enzymes are specific to carbohydrate, protein, and fat digestion.

    • D. 

      Enzymes have a unique shape that fits with its specific molecule.

    • E. 

      Enzymes cause chemical changes in other substances to speed up bodily processes.

  • 2. 
    Besides enzymes ____________ also assist in chemical digestion. 
  • 3. 
    This manufactures, holds, and secretes digestive enzymes. It also stores enzymes in the inactive form to be activated in the small intestine. 
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Salivary glands

    • D. 

      Gall bladder

    • E. 

      Esophagus

  • 4. 
    The accessory organs are (list in alphabetical order):
  • 5. 
    These are enzymes stored in the pancreas:
    • A. 

      Pancreatic amylase

    • B. 

      Gastrin

    • C. 

      Protease

    • D. 

      Pancreatic lipase

    • E. 

      Peptin

  • 6. 
    ___________ neutralizes chyme.
    • A. 

      Bolus

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Glucagon

    • D. 

      Bicarbonate

  • 7. 
    The liver is one of the most important organs in the body. What does it do? 
    • A. 

      Synthesizes chemicals for metabolism

    • B. 

      Produces bile for emulsification of fats

    • C. 

      Receives the products of digestion via the portal vein

    • D. 

      Releases glucose from glycogen stores and stores vitamins

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Once liver produces bile, where is it stored? 
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Gall bladder

    • D. 

      Colon

    • E. 

      Small intestine

  • 9. 
    95 percent of digestion and absorption happens in the
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Small intestine

    • C. 

      Large intestine

    • D. 

      Stomach