Digestive System Structure & Function Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Bile is produced by this organ.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a secretion from the pancreas?

Question 3 3. This secretion from the pancreas neutralizes the acidic gastric juices as they pass out of your stomach.

Question 4 4. What is the main job of digestive enzymes?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements about the location of digestive enzymes is true?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following match between digestive enzyme and biomolecule digested is incorrect?

Question 7 7. When you put a bite of food in your mouth, why is there an increase in secretions from the gastric glands?

Question 8 8. When the stomach is empty it folds in on itself, creating which feature?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is FALSE concerning the mucosa?

Question 10 10. Which of the following does the large intestine most likely absorb in digestion?

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Question 11 11. What forms must carbohydrates and proteins take to be absorbed by the small intestine?

Question 12 12. Secretions from the _____, called _____, neutralize acid from the stomach in the small intestine.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is not a function of hydrochloric acid in gastric juice?

Question 14 14. The muscular valve at the bottom of the stomach that controls the flow of partially digested food into the small intestine is known as the:

Question 15 15. When does maximum secretion of hydrochloric acid and pepsinogen in the stomach occur?

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Question 16 16. The structure of a tooth is made up of the crown and the _____.

Question 17 17. Some people have their wisdom teeth removed, so the total number of _____ may vary.

Question 18 18. _____ are only found in the permanent dentition.

Question 19 19. Cindy has been diagnosed with peptic ulcers that require treatment. What has occurred within her stomach to lead to this condition?

Question 20 20. Which cells in the stomach produce pepsinogen?

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Question 21 21. How are the Parietal cells within the stomach involved in the digestive process?

Question 22 22. Which of the following describes the relationship between the villi and the microvilli?

Question 23 23. Which of the following structures are lymphatic capillaries that absorb dietary fats?

Question 24 24. Which of the following DOES NOT help improve absorption within the small intestine?

Question 25 25. This is a triangle-shaped accessory organ that sits inside the curve of the duodenum.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following match between biomolecule type and main area for digestion is correct?

Question 27 27. Which structure controls the passage of food out of the stomach?

Question 28 28. How is digesting food moved along the small intestine?

Question 29 29. What do amylase and pepsin have in common?

Question 30 30. The canine teeth have a _____ chewing surface that can resemble a fang.

Digestive System Structure & Function Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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