Medical Quiz

Digestion Quiz


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What is a balanced diet?

A. Eating all the nutrients in the same amount

B. Eating the different nutrients in the correct amounts

C. Eating a variety of foods in the same amounts

D. Eating whatever you like


After the stomach where does the digested food go next?

A. Into the esophagus

B. Into the large intestine

C. Into the small intestine

D. into the liver


What is the difference between the small and large intestine?

A. The small intestine is shorter

B. The large intestine is skinnier

C. The small intestine is skinnier and longer

D. The large intestine is longer


Why are fats important in the diet?

A. to help us grow

B. to keep us warm

C. to give us energy and for insulation

D. to give us energy


Which of these foods are good sources of vitamins and minerals?

A. fruit and veg

B. pasta and bread

C. milk and eggs

D. beans and pulses


What causes rickets?

A. Vitamin A Deficiency

B. Vitamin C deficiency

C. Vitamin D deficiency


Protein is needed in the diet for…

A. growth only

B. repair and energy

C. growth and repair

D. energy and growth


A short tube at the end of the large intestine that stores solid waste is the…
A. Anus
B. Rectum


The opening at the end of the digestive system where solid waste comes out is the…
A. rectum
B. anus
C. mouth
D. large intestine


What pushes food from the mouth to the stomach?
A. Stomach
B. Gall bladder
C. Esophagus


What begins the process of mechanical breakdown?
A. the mouth
B. the esophagus
C. the pancreas


Which of the following is NOT a factor that determines how much energy we need.
A. Age
B. Gender
C. Health status
D. Level of activity


What individual characteristics are most important in determining how much nutrients a person needs in a daily diet?

A. gender, age, weight, physical activity level

B. gender, hunger, age, weight

C. age, physical activity level, weight, trainer

D. age, physical activity level, gender, calories


The part of the digestive system which is highlighted represents:
A. Oesophagus
B. Small intestine
C. Stomach
D. Trachea


What is kwashiorkor caused by?

A. Severe malnutrition

B. Overnutrition

C. Junk food


Number 3 is pointing to the…
A.     Small intestine
B.     Rectum
C.     Large intestine
D.     Stomach


What churns food and breaks it down further using strong acids?
A. Stomach
B. Salivary glands
C. Liver


Jerry wants to build up his muscles, which food group intake he should increase ? 
A. Carbohydrates
B. Fats
C. Proteins
D. vitamins


These are fingerlike projections in the small intestine that nutrients pass through. 
A. villi
B. absorbers
C. cilia 
D. vascular


The chewing and grinding of food into smaller pieces is an example of…
A. Mechanical Digestion
B. Chemical Digestion


Tube that carries swallowed food to the stomach
A. esophagus
B. liver
C. pancreas
D. rectum


Which one of these is true about minerals?

A. we need them in large amounts

B. we don’t need them at all

C. we only need some of them

D. we need them in small amounts


What produces the bile used to break down fats?
A. Liver
B. Large Intestine
C. Mouth


Why is calcium important in the diet?

A. for healthy muscles

B. for strong teeth and bones

C. for strong hair and nails

D. for healthy eyes


What stores bile?
A. Colon
B. Gall Bladder
C. Small Intestine




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