Medical Quiz

Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates Quiz


Lactose is found in milk or ice cream.



Sucrase converts Sucrose to Glucose + ____________________

A. Fructose

B. Glucose

C. Galactose

D. Maltose

Intolerance is caused by…

A. An infection

B. Deficiency of enzymes that metabolize carbohydrates

Lactase converts Lactose to Glucose + ____________________

A. Fructose

B. Glucose

C. Galactose

D. Maltose

The overall goal of carbohydrate digestion is to

A. break carbohydrates down into monosaccharides

B. generate disaccharides

C. move fibers into the bloodstream

D. obtain kcal within the intestinal cells

Blood leaves the small intestine and head to the liver via the

A. hepatic portal vein

B. aorta

C. capillaries

D. vena cava

E. abdominal aorta

Digestive enzyme found in the mouth

A. amylase

B. amylose

C. maltase

D. sucrase

E. lactase

Stool is softened for elimination by

A. fibers absorbing water

B. bacteria fermenting fibers

C. monosaccharides being transported into the blood

D. pancreatic enzymes

Which of the following is NOT a significant source of resistant starches?

A. bananas

B. potatoes

C. milk

D. legumes

E. grains

Carbohydrate digestion occurs in the stomach.



Which organs carry out most carbohydrate digestion?

A. mouth

B. stomach

C. liver

D. large intestine

The carbohydrate type that contribute the most to satiety is

A. monosacharides

B. disaccharides

C. starches

D. fibers

Glucose is transported into intestinal lining cells via

A. osmosis

B. passive transport

C. active transport

D. endocytosis

Therapeutic diet refers to

A. diabetes

B. food allergies

C. the use of diet or certain foods in the treatment and management of diseases.

D. a medical condition

Beans are high in FODMAP.



Maltase converts Maltose to Glucose + ____________________

A. Fructose

B. Glucose

C. Galactose

D. Maltose

Approximately how many adults are lactose intolerant worldwide?

A. 65%

B. 45%

C. 35%

D. 25%

E. 5%

Fructose and galactose exit the liver intact.




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