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Mouth - Stomach Quiz


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Where does digestion start?

A. stomach

B. mouth

C. esophagus


How many permanent teeth do humans have?

A. 20

B. 30

C. 32

D. 42


What is the enzyme contained in the saliva?

A. Amylase

B. Pepsine

C. Hydrochloride acid

D. Lipase


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


Muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach

A. Epiglottis

B. Peristalsis

C. Stomach

D. Esophagus



Structure 16 is the

A. pancreas

B. salivary glands

C. larynx

D. esophagus


The tube through which food passes through the body is called the

A. alimentary canal

B. digestive system

C. intestines

D. esophagus


Enzymes (chemicals) in your saliva help break down food while chewing.  This is…

A. Mechanical digestion

B. Chemical digestion


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


The teeth and tongue of the oral cavity break foodstuff down physically. This is an example of

A. mechanical digestion

B. chemical digestion

C. absorption

D. peristalsis


Cheilitis is an inflammation of the

A. Tongue

B. Lips

C. Stomach

D. Esophogus


portion of the tooth above the gumline

A. neck

B. crown

C. root

D. enamel


The rhythmic muscular contraction that helps propel food through the alimentary tract is known as:

A. digestion.

B. peristalsis.

C. absorption.

D. excretion.


What is the term given to a ball-like mixture of food and saliva that forms in the mouth?

A. Peristalsis

B. Mucus

C. Epiglottis

D. Bolus



Structure 17 is the

A. pancreas

B. liver

C. stomach

D. gall bladder


Which of the following is another name for the baby teeth?

A. Deciduous

B. Permanent

C. Wisdom

D. Secondary


What is the acidic fluid that passes from the stomach following churning?

A. Bolus

B. Chyme

C. Hydrochloric acid

D. Enzymes




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