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Digestive System: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following structures are lymphatic capillaries that absorb dietary fats?

Question 2 2. Which structures secrete mucus?

Question 3 3. When you put a bite of food in your mouth, why is there an increase in secretions from the gastric glands?

Question 4 4. The small intestine can most easily absorb which of the following?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is FALSE concerning the mucosa?

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Question 6 6. What is the role of bile?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of a parasympathetic nervous system function?

Question 8 8. Which of the following secretions helps neutralize acidic chyme coming from the stomach?

Question 9 9. Which of the following enzymes does NOT play a role in protein digestion?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best describes Salivary Amylase?

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Question 11 11. How does food move through the esophagus?

Question 12 12. What is the name given to the multiple pouches in the outer wall of the colon?

Question 13 13. When the stomach is empty it folds in on itself, creating which feature?

Question 14 14. What is the role of Cholecystokinin?

Question 15 15. Which cells in the stomach produce pepsinogen?

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Question 16 16. Which structure controls the passage of food out of the stomach?

Question 17 17. What is the name of the mechanism that inhibits gastric motility and the secretion of gastric acid?

Question 18 18. All of the following statements about the digestion of fats are true, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the BEST example of a polysaccharide?

Question 20 20. Which type of cell lines the stomach?

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Question 21 21. Which enzyme breaks down starch?

Question 22 22. How does the soft palate play an important role in the function of the pharynx?

Question 23 23. What is the name given to the small hair-like projections on the simple columnar epithelial cells lining the small intestine?

Question 24 24. What assists with the mechanical digestion of food inside the stomach?

Question 25 25. Proteins are made of _____ linked by _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 27 27. How are lymphatic tissues an integral part of the ileum?

Question 28 28. Which section of the small intestine provides the best place for absorption of vitamin B12?

Question 29 29. Which of the following details the correct order in which proteins are digested?

Question 30 30. If enzymes are created in the pancreas, where will they end up right after they leave the pancreas?

Digestive System: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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