Digestive System Pre/Post Quiz

Question 1 of 10

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What is peristalsis?

Select one of the following:

  • The movement of food along the digestive system by wave-like muscle contractions.

  • A digestive enzyme secreted by the salivary glands.

Question 2 of 10

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The actions of churning, grinding, and chewing are referred to as _____ digestion.

Select one of the following:

  • Chemical

  • Mechanical

Question 3 of 10

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Structures in the digestive system that slow down the movement of food through the digestive system are referred to as _____.

Select one of the following:

  • Sphincters

  • Valves

Question 4 of 10

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What is the function of the villi?

Select one of the following:

  • To increase surface area for absorption of nutrients by the small intestine.

  • To provide movement of nutrients through the small intestine.

Question 5 of 10

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What is the function of the large intestine?

Select one of the following:

  • To finish the digestion of food not performed by the small intestine.

  • It's main function is to absorb water and salt.

Question 6 of 10

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What is the function of the epiglottis?

Select one of the following:

  • To prevent liquids and solids from going into the trachea.

  • To prevent liquids and solids from going into the esophagus.

Question 7 of 10

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True or False: Food does not actually pass through accessory organs, they only contribute chemicals and enzymes to aid in digestion.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 10

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Which digestive organ is referred to as a J-shaped sac, lined with folds called rugae, and churns and mixes food with digestive chemicals as it progresses through the digestive system?

Select one of the following:

  • Mouth

  • Stomach

Question 9 of 10

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The term "feces" is the scientific word given to the waste product produced by the digestive system and released from the body.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 10

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The scientific term given to the process of chewing is referred to as _____.

Select one of the following:

  • Manipulation

  • Mastication

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