Digestion Quiz


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


What is the purpose of Iron?

A. Transport oxygen to the cells, blood cell formation, etc.

B. Produce thyroid hormones

C. When a person consumes too many calories.


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


What is an important part of the digestive system?
A. Heart
B. Lungs
C. Stomach
D. Kidneys


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


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


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


Where does ingestion begin?

A. duodenum

B. stomach

C. mouth

D. colon


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


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


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


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


The correct order of parts labelled 2,3,7,8
   
A.     Oesophagus,stomach,pancreas,liver
   
B.     Oesophagus,stomach,liver,pancreas
   
C.     Oesophagus,pancreas,stomach,liver
   
D.     Oesophagus,pancreas,liver,stomach


The process of which food enters the alimentary canal through the mouth is called

A. digestion

B. ingestion

C. absorption


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


Nutrients from digested food are absorbed in which digestive organ?
A. Small Intestine
B. Stomach
C. Large Intestine
D. Gallbladder


What causes rickets?

A. Vitamin A Deficiency

B. Vitamin C deficiency

C. Vitamin D deficiency


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


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


Why do we need carbohydrate in the diet?

A. for energy

B. for growth and repair

C. to keep us healthy

D. for insulation


Which of the following is NOT part of the digestive tract?  (Hint:  Identify the secondary organ.)
A. Mouth
B. Esophagus
C. Small Intestine
D. Liver


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


Number 2 is pointing to the…
A.     Esophagus
B.     Stomach
C.     Small intestine
D.     Anus


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


Which nutrient provides the most amount of energy per gram?
A. Carbohydrate
B. Fats
C. Protein
D. Vitamin




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