Mouth - Stomach Quiz
Which is NOT a function of the Digestive System?
A. To rid the body of solid waste
B. Absorb nutrients for energy & growth
C. Break down nutrients from food
D. Pump blood around the body
What is the term given to a ball-like mixture of food and saliva that forms in the mouth?
Cheilitis is an inflammation of the
The rhythmic muscular contraction that helps propel food through the alimentary tract is known as:
Where does digestion start?
Enzymes (chemicals) in your saliva help break down food while chewing. This is…
A. Mechanical digestion
B. Chemical digestion
The tube through which food passes through the body is called the
A. alimentary canal
B. digestive system
Structure 17 is the
D. gall bladder
Structure 16 is the
B. salivary glands
What is the enzyme contained in the saliva?
C. Hydrochloride acid
What are the two components of the gastric juice?
A. Pepsine and hydrochloric acid
B. Saliva and bile
C. Bile and hydrochloric acid
D. Amyase and hydrochloric acid
portion of the tooth above the gumline
Muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach
The teeth and tongue of the oral cavity break foodstuff down physically. This is an example of
A. mechanical digestion
B. chemical digestion
Which of the following is another name for the baby teeth?
What is the acidic fluid that passes from the stomach following churning?
C. Hydrochloric acid
How many permanent teeth do humans have?
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