Pancreas Functions And Disorder Quiz! Trivia

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Pancreas Functions And Disorder Quiz! Trivia

What do you know about the pancreas functions and disorders? The pancreas is an organ in the digestive system tasked with producing insulin as well as specific hormones. There is a possibility of one living without a pancreas, but they may end up suffering from diabetes in exchange. What do you know about different types of pancreatitis and how they affect someone. This quiz will help you learn more about the organ. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Primary duct extending the entire length of the pancreas.
    • A. 

      Wirsung's duct

    • B. 

      Santorini's duct

    • C. 

      Vater's ampulla

    • D. 

      Sphincter of Oddi

  • 2. 
    A secondary duct that drains the upper anterior head of the pancreas.
    • A. 

      Vater's ampulla

    • B. 

      Santorini's duct

    • C. 

      Cystic duct

    • D. 

      Duct of Luschka

  • 3. 
    Most common pancreatic congenital abnormality.
  • 4. 
    Blood is supplied to the pancreas by the splenic artery and the __________.
  • 5. 
    Blood is drained from the pancreas by the splenic vein and the _________.
  • 6. 
    Main hormones produced by the endocrine portion of the pancreas?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Fibrinogen

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      B and C

    • F. 

      A, B, and C

  • 7. 
    Most important humoral agent produced in duodenum.
  • 8. 
    There may be a decrease in blood sugar level in tumors of the ______.
  • 9. 
    For sonographic evaluation of the pancreas, the patient should be NPO for ___ to ___ hours before the exam.
  • 10. 
    Active simulators of secretin.
    • A. 

      Fats and carbs

    • B. 

      Fats and proteins

    • C. 

      Carbs and proteins

    • D. 

      Fats and alcohol

  • 11. 
    Present in 40-60% of patients with pancreatitis.
  • 12. 
    The pancreatic duct measures
    • A. 

      3mm

    • B. 

      2cm

    • C. 

      3cm

    • D. 

      2 mm

  • 13. 
    Windows for visualization of the pancreas.
    • A. 

      Left lobe of the liver

    • B. 

      Intercostal

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Colon

    • E. 

      Right lobe of the liver

  • 14. 
    Pseudocysts are a collection of fluid that arises from loculation of inflammatory processes, necrosis, or hemorrhage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    True cysts are lined by a mucous epithelium and may be _____ or _____.
  • 16. 
    Retention cysts, neoplastic cysts, and parasitic cysts are examples of ________.
    • A. 

      Congenital cysts

    • B. 

      Acquired cysts

    • C. 

      Answer option 3

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 17. 
    The exocrine pancreatic lesions, more common in men, accounting for 95% of all malignant pancreatic tumors.
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