Quiz For Nutrition 300 - Chapter 3 Understanding Nutrition

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Quiz For Nutrition 300 - Chapter 3 Understanding Nutrition

Once we go to eat food, there are a bunch of organs that have an effect on the process it undergoes. Do you remember the organs and the processes the food undergoes once it enters the mouth? Refresh your memory by taking up the quiz below. All the best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cartilage in the throat that guards the entrance to the trachea and prevents fluid or food from entering it when a person swallows.
    • A. 

      Esophogus

    • B. 

      Pharynx

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

    • D. 

      Pyloric sphincter

  • 2. 
    A short tube shared by by the digestive system and the respiratory system.
    • A. 

      Appendix

    • B. 

      Epiglotiss

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Esophogus

  • 3. 
    The closes off your air passage so you don't choke when you swallow.
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Epiglottis

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

    • D. 

      Bolus

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Store bile until needed.

    • B. 

      Manufacture bile salts (detergent-like substances to help digest fats).

    • C. 

      Conduct bile from the gallbladder to the small intestine.

    • D. 

      Allow passage from stomach to small intestine; prevent backflow from small intestine.

  • 5. 
    Is what a mouthfull of food is called after it is swallowed.
  • 6. 
    The gallbladder's function is to:
    • A. 

      Conduct bile from the gallbladder to the small intestine.

    • B. 

      Store waste prior to elimination.

    • C. 

      Secrete saliva (contains starch-digesting enzymes).

    • D. 

      Store bile until is is needed.

  • 7. 
    The liver's function is to:
    • A. 

      Store bile until it's needed.

    • B. 

      Allow passage from stomach to small intestine; prevent backflow from small intestine.

    • C. 

      Manufacture bile salts, detergent-like substances, to help digest fats.

    • D. 

      Pass food from mouth to stomach.

  • 8. 
    The esophogus' function is to:
    • A. 

      Manufacture bile salts.

    • B. 

      Store waste prior to elimination.

    • C. 

      Allow passage from stomach to small intestine...

    • D. 

      Allow passage of food from mouth to stomach.

  • 9. 
    Pyloric sphincter function is to:
    • A. 

      Allow passage from stomach to small intestine; prevent backflow from small intestine.

    • B. 

      Conduct pancreatic juice from the pancreas to the small intestine.

    • C. 

      Hold rectum closed; opens to allow elimination.

    • D. 

      Stores lymph cells.

  • 10. 
    The pancreatic duct's function is to:
    • A. 

      Store lymph cells.

    • B. 

      Conduct pancreatic juice from pancreas to the small intestine.

    • C. 

      Manufacture enzymes to digest all energy-yielding nutrients and releases bicarbvonate to neutralize acid chyme that enters the small intestine.

    • D. 

      The food pipe, the conduit from the mouth to the stomach.

  • 11. 
    Peristalsis is:
    • A. 

      Relaxing & tightening of the muscle rings of the GI tract.

    • B. 

      The act of swallowing food.