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Human Digestion

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11 questions
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  • Q1
    What organ of the digestive system is where mechanical digestion first occurs?
    The Mouth
    Esophagus
    Stomach
    Small Intestine
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  • Q2
    Which of the following does not take place in the mouth?
    Both mechanical and chemical digestion begin here
    Teeth break food into smaller pieces
    Enzyme is added to food
    Nutrients are absorbed into the blood stream.
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  • Q3
    Where is waste prepared for elimination and water is absorbed into the blood.
    Large Intestine
    Rectum
    Small Intestine
    Stomach
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  • Q4
    Substances in food that provide raw materials and energy that the body needs to live are called what?
    Bile
    Secretions
    Enzymes
    Nutrients
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  • Q5
    Small finger-like bumps that line the small intestine that increase absorption of nutrients.
    Epiglottis
    Villi
    Carbohydrates
    Mucus
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  • Q6
    Involuntary, smooth muscle contractions that keep food moving in one direction.
    Absorption
    Mucus
    Enzyme
    Peristalsis
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  • Q7
    Bile made in the liver is stored in what organ to break down fat?
    Gallbladder
    Small Intestine
    Large Intestine
    Pancreas
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  • Q8
    The longest organ in the digestive system is?
    Small Intestine
    Rectum
    Esophagus
    Large Intestine
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  • Q9
    This muscular organ of the digestive system that does most of the mechanical digestion.
    Large Intestine
    Stomach
    Small Intestine
    Mouth
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  • Q10
    What is the major difference between chemical and mechanical digestion?
    Saliva is not involved in chemical digestion.
    Mechanical digestion uses only acids to bread down food.
    Chemical digestion does not use enzymes.
    Chemical digestion involves enzymes while chemical digestion is the breaking apart of food.
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  • Q11
    What is the major difference between digestion and absorption?
    Absorption is mechanical where digestion is chemical.
    Absorption happens first in the mouth where digestion happens in the small intestine.
    Digestion involves the use of saliva where absorption uses acids to break down food.
    Digestion is the breaking down of food where absorption is the nutrients entering the blood stream.
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