Reflexology - Qp9

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 54

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Reflexology Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     The foodstuffs essential to us on a daily basis are:-     (Select four)
    • A. 

      Fats and Vitamins

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Glucose

    • E. 

      Water and Mineral Salts

  • 2. 
    Water forms nearly one quarter of the body weight, hydration is a symptom of a lack of water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Organs of Digestion are divided into:-   (Select Two)
    • A. 

      The alimentary canal - about nine metres long, starting at the mouth and ending at the anus.

    • B. 

      The accessory organs which assist with digestion, absorption and storage of food substances. These are the pancreas, liver and gall bladder.

    • C. 

      Protein foods are broken down into amino-acids by pepsin in the stomach.

  • 4. 
    The Stomach is a hollow muscular organ lying inferiorly to the diaphragm in the upper left quadrant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The colon is as smooth as the small intestine, but is puckered due to three bands of longitudinal muscle fibres which are shorter than the bowel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The liver is the largest gland in the body and lies inferiorly to the diaphragm, and is the most important and very active organ. Its functions are:- (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Excess amino acids are broken down into glucose and urea. Glucose is used as fuel and urea is excreted by the kidneys.

    • B. 

      It converts fat which is stored in the body into a suitable form for combustion.

    • C. 

      It stores iron and Vitamins A, B12, D, E and K.

    • D. 

      Diarrhoea, sometimes due to food poisoning, can result in dehydration.