The Process Of Digestion! Trivia Quiz

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The Process Of Digestion! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Saliva contains digestive juices secreted by the salivary gland in the mouth.

    • B. 

      At the first thought of food, the nervous system stimulates the release of digestive juices.

    • C. 

      Chewing moistens the food and mechanically breaks it into smaller pieces.

    • D. 

      Salivary glands secrete and stomach churns at the thought of food.

    • E. 

      Hunger and appetite work together to prepare the GI tract for digestion.

  • 2. 
    Peristalsis (muscular contractions) moves food through the _______ 
  • 3. 
    The mass of food chewed and moistened in the mouth is called:
    • A. 

      Chyme

    • B. 

      Lysozymes

    • C. 

      Bolus

    • D. 

      Intrinsic factor

  • 4. 
    Protein to absorb vitamin B12 is called 
    • A. 

      Gastric lipase

    • B. 

      Intrinsic factor

    • C. 

      Pepsin

    • D. 

      Chyme

  • 5. 
    The semi-solid product of mechanical and chemical digestion in the _________ is called _____.
  • 6. 
    What are the three sections of the small intestine?
    • A. 

      Ileum

    • B. 

      Duodenum

    • C. 

      Cecum

    • D. 

      Jejunum

    • E. 

      Colon

  • 7. 
    Chyme is slowly released through the ____________to the small intestine. 
    • A. 

      Cardiac sphincter

    • B. 

      Ileoceal Valve

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Pyloric Sphincter

  • 8. 
    What connects the small intestine to the large intestine? 
    • A. 

      Ileocecal valve

    • B. 

      Cardiac sphincter

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Colon

  • 9. 
    Most of the _________ and _________ take place in the small intestine.