Digestive System Pre/Post Quiz

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For use in Digestive System PPT
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Question 1

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What is peristalsis?
Answer
  • The movement of food along the digestive system by wave-like muscle contractions.
  • A digestive enzyme secreted by the salivary glands.

Question 2

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The actions of churning, grinding, and chewing are referred to as _____ digestion.
Answer
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical

Question 3

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

Question 4

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What is the function of the villi?
Answer
  • To increase surface area for absorption of nutrients by the small intestine.
  • To provide movement of nutrients through the small intestine.

Question 5

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What is the function of the large intestine?
Answer
  • To finish the digestion of food not performed by the small intestine.
  • It's main function is to absorb water and salt.

Question 6

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What is the function of the epiglottis?
Answer
  • To prevent liquids and solids from going into the trachea.
  • To prevent liquids and solids from going into the esophagus.

Question 7

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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.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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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?
Answer
  • Mouth
  • Stomach

Question 9

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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.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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The scientific term given to the process of chewing is referred to as _____.
Answer
  • Manipulation
  • Mastication
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