The Digestive System Trivia Quiz For Kids

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Digestive System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your salivary glands are a mixture of secretions that help break down food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Your esophagus is not synchronized to move food down to the stomach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The pancreas makes enzymes that help break down proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The stomach has mucus that replaces itself every two weeks because of the harsh acid in the stomach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Digestive System begins in the nose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What are the organs that work together to break down food called?
    • A. 

      The lymphatic system

    • B. 

      The digestive system

    • C. 

      The alimentary system

    • D. 

      The intestinal system

  • 7. 
    How does chewing help digestion?
    • A. 

      Chewing makes food taste better.

    • B. 

      Chewing makes food last longer.

    • C. 

      Chewing makes food smaller.

    • D. 

      Chewing makes it harder for bacteria to grow

  • 8. 
    What has an enzyme that starts digesting carbohydrates as you chew?
    • A. 

      Incisors

    • B. 

      Saliva

    • C. 

      Gums

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 9. 
    Why is the small intestine called "small"?
    • A. 

      It is short.

    • B. 

      It is small in diameter/

    • C. 

      It doesn't hold much.

    • D. 

      It doesn't weigh much.

  • 10. 
    What do the villi in the small intestine do?
    • A. 

      Kill bacteria

    • B. 

      Protect the small intestine

    • C. 

      Absorb nutrients

    • D. 

      It is small in diameter

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