Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Digestion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The _____ is an important part of digestion because it _____ material from flowing back into the small intestine.

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 3 3. Which movement within the small intestine is described as the contraction of circular smooth muscles that constrict the intestines into segments?

Question 4 4. How does the soft palate play an important role in the function of the pharynx?

Question 5 5. Which of the following DOES NOT help improve absorption within the small intestine?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best describes Salivary Amylase?

Question 7 7. When the stomach is empty it folds in on itself, creating which feature?

Question 8 8. Which of the following does the large intestine most likely absorb in digestion?

Question 9 9. What is the order a food mass follows through the small intestine?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is not a function of saliva?

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Question 11 11. What is the name of the mechanism that inhibits gastric motility and the secretion of gastric acid?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes the pancreas?

Question 13 13. Cindy has been diagnosed with peptic ulcers that require treatment. What has occurred within her stomach to lead to this condition?

Question 14 14. How are lymphatic tissues an integral part of the ileum?

Question 15 15. What is the proper order of the four segments of the colon?

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Question 16 16. When you put a bite of food in your mouth, why is there an increase in secretions from the gastric glands?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not associated with Mechanical Digestion?

Question 18 18. What forms must carbohydrates and proteins take to be absorbed by the small intestine?

Question 19 19. Which of the following secretions helps neutralize acidic chyme coming from the stomach?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the proper order of structures that food must pass through on its way to the stomach?

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Question 21 21. Which type of cell lines the stomach?

Question 22 22. Which term describes movement within the small intestine caused by contraction and relaxation of the longitudinal muscles?

Question 23 23. Why is the duodenum important in the small intestine?

Question 24 24. Which of the following describes the relationship between the villi and the microvilli?

Question 25 25. What could result if the common bile duct is blocked?

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Question 26 26. Which cells in the stomach produce pepsinogen?

Question 27 27. What is the role of Cholecystokinin?

Question 28 28. What is needed to convert inactive pepsinogen into active pepsin?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT true of the enterogastric reflex?

Question 30 30. If a person decides to defecate, then what is the last structure the waste materials will pass through?

Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Digestion Chapter Exam Instructions

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