Medical Quiz

The Digestive System Quiz


What makes the food wet and slippery?

A. Water

B. Saliva

C. Juice

What is the muscular tube that passes food to the stomach?

A. Trachea

B. Oesophagus

C. Bronchial tubes

D. Mouth

What are the two major functions of the digestive system?

A. ingestion and circulation

B. ingestion and elimination

C. digestion and circulation

D. digestion and absorption

Which part of the digestive system is number 3?

A. esophagus

B. stomach

C. small intestine

D. liver

Which part of the digestive system is number 2?

A. esophagus

B. stomach

C. small intestine

D. liver

Which of the following is NOT involved in the process of digestion?

A. Kidney

B. Liver

C. Pancreas

D. Gallbladder

Everything you do needs energy. Where does this energy come from?

A. Air

B. Home

C. Food

The process in which food is dissolved is called _______.

A. Reproduction

B. Digestion

C. Respiration

What enzyme does the mouth produce to break down food?

A. Bail

B. Saliva

C. Lipase

D. Amylase

Name a special chemical that starts the digestive process?


B. chlorine

C. Bromine

D. Enzyme

The function of the liver is to…

A. absorb vitamins

B. produce bile

C. store bile

D. digest protein

The process of digestion begins in the _______.

A. Mouth

B. Stomach

C. Liver

The system that breaks down the food?

A. Respiratory system

B. Digestive system

C. Respiratory system

Which other two systems work with the digestive system?

A. Nervous and skeletal

B. Respiratory and musculoskeletal

C. Nervous and circulatory

D. Musculoskeletal and immune

Which part of the digestive system is number 1?

A. esophagus

B. mouth

C. small intestine

D. liver

What breaks food into smaller pieces?

A. mouth

B. tongue

C. teeth

D. large intestine

What is the function of the gallbladder?

A. produce bile

B. store bile

C. absorb vitamins

D. digest protein

What part of the digestive system absorbs and digests food the most?

A. Stomach

B. Pancreas

C. Small intestine

D. Large intestine

wave-like contractions are called…

A. esophagus

B. pancreas

C. peristalsis

D. epiglottis

What is the correct order of the following processes?

A. ingestion, digestion, elimination, absorption

B. digestion, ingestion, absorption, elimination

C. ingestion, digestion, absorption, elimination

D. digestion, elimination, ingestion, absorption

Which organ of your body has got stretchy walls?

A. Liver

B. Stomach

C. Esophagus

Where does the digestion begin?

A. Mouth

B. Oesophagus

C. Stomach

D. Throat


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