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Gastroenterology Quiz


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What is mechanical digestion?

A. Cars breaking food into pieces

B. Chewing, Tearing, and Grinding

C. Acid


What does the gall bladder do?

A. Nothing

B. Stores bile

C. Creates bile


Which if the following is a good way to strengthen your digestive system?

A. Eat lean meat, and lots of fiber

B. there is no way to strengthen your digestive system.

C. Eat steak

D. Have junk food everyday


Which of the following diseases is NOT caused by the digestive system

A. Hemorrhoid

B. Heartburn

C. Influenza


Where does digestion start?

A. Mouth

B. Anus


What happens in your esophagus

A. Nothing

B. acids called enzymes break down the bolus (ball of food) even more.


What is the correct path of Food?

A. Mouth, Esophagus, liver, stomach, large intestine, anus

B. Mouth, liver, anus, esophagus, small intestine, large intestine

C. Mouth, Esophagus, stomach, large intestine, small intestine, anus

D. Mouth, Esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, anus


How long does it take the bolus to travel through the small intestine?

A. A minute

B. 12 hours

C. An hour

D. A couple of seconds


Which is longer? the small intestine, or the large intestine

A. Same length

B. Small intestine

C. Large intestine


Which answer choice is not an enzyme?

A. Bile

B. Salivary Glands

C. Stomach Acid

D. Saliva


True or false: bile is an enzyme that breaks down fat.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What flap in your throat flops over when we eat, so food doesn’t get stuck in our lungs?

A. Epiglottis

B. Villi

C. Teeth

D. Tongue


Where does digestion end?

A. Mouth

B. Anus


What are the tiny finger-like things that get nutrients into the blood stream?

A. Villi

B. Bile

C. Fingers

D. Saliva


Which of the following answers is a useless organ?

A. Appendix

B. Liver

C. Stomach

D. Small intestine




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