Quiz On Digestive System & Nutrient Deficiency

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  • 1. 
    A function of the digestive system in which food is broken down into small molecules and absorbed into the body
    • A. 

      Defecation

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Propulsion

    • D. 

      Secretion

  • 2. 
    Movement of food along the digestive tract is called __________.
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Ingestion

    • C. 

      Propulsion

    • D. 

      Secretion

  • 3. 
    Accessory organs of the digestive system include the following except
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Teeth

  • 4. 
    An organ which secretes bile and acts as storage of nutrients
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Tongue

  • 5. 
    Bile plays an important role in the digestion of __________.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 6. 
    An organ which receives waste materials from the large intestine and holds it until it is evacuated
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Rectum

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 7. 
    Type of digestive system in which there is only a single opening for the ingestion of food
    • A. 

      Single digestive system

    • B. 

      Complete digestive system

    • C. 

      Multiple digestive system

    • D. 

      Incomplete digestive system

  • 8. 
    In the digestive system of frogs, cloaca has the following function.
    • A. 

      Absorption of nutrients to be transmitted in the blood

    • B. 

      Passage of food from the mouth

    • C. 

      Secretion of enzymes used in digestion

    • D. 

      Storage for solid wastes from the large intestine

  • 9. 
    Type of digestive system that arthropods and chordates exhibit
    • A. 

      Single digestive system

    • B. 

      Complete digestive system

    • C. 

      Multiple digestive system

    • D. 

      Incomplete digestive system

  • 10. 
    A digestive system found in poultry
    • A. 

      Avian digestive system

    • B. 

      Monogastric digestive system

    • C. 

      Ruminant digestive system

    • D. 

      Pseudo-ruminant digestive system

  • 11. 
    A digestive system that has a large stomach divided into four compartments and found in cattle, sheep and goat
    • A. 

      Avian digestive system

    • B. 

      Monogastric digestive system

    • C. 

      Ruminant digestive system

    • D. 

      Pseudo-ruminant digestive system

  • 12. 
    Function of pepsin as an enzyme in the stomach
    • A. 

      Breaks protein into small peptides

    • B. 

      Converts nucleic acids to nucleotides and nucleosides

    • C. 

      Converts starch to simple soluble sugars

    • D. 

      Degrades butter fat

  • 13. 
    Ulcer is caused by bacterial infections or adverse side effects of medication that damages __________.
    • A. 

      Salivary glands

    • B. 

      Lining of the stomach

    • C. 

      Muscles in the intestines

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 14. 
    Results in stomach acid backing up into the esophagus creating a burning sensation or sour taste in the mouth
    • A. 

      Celiac disease

    • B. 

      Diverticulitis

    • C. 

      Heartburn

    • D. 

      Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • 15. 
    Occurs when the body does not absorb the necessary amount of nutrients which can lead to a variety of health problems
    • A. 

      Digestive diseases

    • B. 

      Nutrient absorption

    • C. 

      Digestive malfunction

    • D. 

      Nutrient deficiency

  • 16. 
    An element in the body needed to make red blood cells
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Fluorine

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Potassium

  • 17. 
    Nutrient needed for eye health and functioning as well as for strengthening the immune system against infection
    • A. 

      Vitamin D

    • B. 

      Niacin

    • C. 

      Vitamin A

    • D. 

      Folate

  • 18. 
    An element in the body needed to develop strong bones and teeth
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Manganese

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 19. 
    Rice and bread are good sources of __________.
    • A. 

      Vitamins and minerals

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fats and oils

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 20. 
    The following are the significance of knowing the food pyramid except
    • A. 

      Provides dietary guidance

    • B. 

      Helps improve eating habits

    • C. 

      Explains eating disorders and their treatments

    • D. 

      Acts as reminder in getting the recommended food daily requirements

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