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Carbohydrate Digestion and Absorption: Process & End Products

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Salivary amylase is active in which of the following parts of the digestive system?

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1. Which enzymes are important in breaking down disaccharides?

2. The small intestine can most easily absorb which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The digestion of carbohydrates involves the functions of several enzymes in the body, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help test your ability to identify the characteristics of these enzymes. You'll also be asked questions about sugars.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • Identifying enzymes based on a description of what they do
  • Identifying enzymes based on where they're found
  • Identifying sugars based on their characteristics
  • Function(s) of carbohydrates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on carbohydrate digestion and absorption
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define terms from the lesson, such as enzyme and carbohydrate
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the function of enzymes from the lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how and where digestion occurs

Additional Learning

Keep studying carbohydrates by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Carbohydrate Digestion and Absorption: Process & End Products. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the digestion of carbohydrates
  • Understand the process of the absorption of carbohydrates
  • Compare and contrast different enzymes and their functions
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