Week 6 Gastrointestinal :)

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Gastrointestinal Disease Quizzes & Trivia

A review of the cases and lectures :)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What activates rhythmical chewing motions of the mouth?
    • A. 

      Pressure of food against the gum and hard palate

    • B. 

      Pressure of food against the tongue

    • C. 

      Saliva

    • D. 

      Chemoreceptors

  • 2. 
    The body of stomach contains glands which secrete what
    • A. 

      Pepsin, intrinsic factor, mucus, and HCl

    • B. 

      Pepsinogen, intrinsic factor, mucus, and HCl

    • C. 

      Pepsin and intrinsic factor

    • D. 

      Pepsin, intrinsic factor, HCl

  • 3. 
    The primary role of the small intestine is
    • A. 

      Secretion

    • B. 

      Reabsorption

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      To move the "bolus"

  • 4. 
    What are two pathophysioliogical mechanisms of diarrhea?
    • A. 

      Water is being absorbed too much and secretion exceeds absorption

    • B. 

      Water is not being absorbed and secretion exceeds absorption

    • C. 

      Oops shouldn't have had the KFC

    • D. 

      Water is not absorbed due to low concentration of ions in the stool.

  • 5. 
    What are the main solutes of the GI tract?
    • A. 

      Sodium and Chloride

    • B. 

      Sodium, Chloride, Potassium

    • C. 

      Sodium and Potassium

    • D. 

      Sodium, Chloride, Bicarbonate

  • 6. 
    Absorption of conjugated bile salts occurs where?
    • A. 

      Terminal ileum

    • B. 

      Anywhere along the small intestine

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      End of jejunum and ileum

  • 7. 
    Salivary amylase is responsible for breaking down what until it reaches the upper part of the stomach?
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Lactose

    • C. 

      Sucrose and Starch

    • D. 

      Glucose

  • 8. 
    The inactive form of pepsin is secreted from which type of cells?
    • A. 

      Parietal cells

    • B. 

      Epithelial cells

    • C. 

      Chief cells

    • D. 

      Any cell

  • 9. 
    Vitamin B12 is responsible for what?
    • A. 

      Transporting iron

    • B. 

      Formation of erythrocytes

    • C. 

      Calcium formation

    • D. 

      Vision

  • 10. 
    Chron's disease is characterized by what?
    • A. 

      A blockage in the gastrointestinal tract

    • B. 

      A ruputure to the terminal ileum

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the terminal ileum

    • D. 

      Inflammation of any part of the GI tract (usually terminal ileum)

  • 11. 
    Nutrient absorption occurs where on the villus?
    • A. 

      Apical end

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Entire villus

    • D. 

      Nowhere

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