Aromatherapy For The Digestive System! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Aromatherapy For The Digestive System! Trivia Facts Quiz

The quiz below is on aromatherapy for the digestive system. Our bodies have some essentials that are needed so that the organs are able to carry out their everyday tasks, and that is the first step of securing one’s health. As an aspiring aromatherapist, you should know how the digestive system works in detail. Take this test and refresh your memory!


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

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Glucose

    • E. 

      Mineral Salts

    • F. 

      Water

  • 2. 
    Water forms nearly one half of the body weight, and it is essential for life.
    • 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 lower left quadrant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The colon is not 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 Four)
    • 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.

    • E. 

      It forms Vitamin A from carotene.