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Nutrient Digestion, Absorption & Transport Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best defines bile salts?

Question 2 2. Which organ is not part of the lymphatic system?

Question 3 3. Which of the following terms describes the breakdown of a chemical compound using a water molecule?

Question 4 4. Which organ is not part of your gastrointestinal (GI) tract?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is the primary function of dietary carbohydrates?

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Question 6 6. Nutrients are classified as macronutrients and micronutrients. Which of the following is NOT considered a macronutrient?

Question 7 7. How do prebiotics benefit gastrointestinal health?

Question 8 8. What do soluble and insoluble fiber have in common?

Question 9 9. How is active transport of nutrients defined?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a function of fiber?

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Question 11 11. What is the best way to encourage the growth of friendly bacteria in your large intestine?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the basic building block of a carbohydrate?

Question 13 13. Which of the following enzymes does NOT play a role in protein digestion?

Question 14 14. How does the passive diffusion of nutrients work?

Question 15 15. Which of the following structures can be formed when amino acids combine into specialized proteins in your body?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is not a normal component of lymph?

Question 17 17. Which enzymes are found in the microvilli of the small intestine?

Question 18 18. Where does fat digestion take place?

Question 19 19. The small intestine can most easily absorb which of the following?

Question 20 20. _____ are used in the digestive system to help break carbohydrates down into _____.

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Question 21 21. What are the three MAJOR categories of nutrients your body requires daily?

Question 22 22. The lymphatic system serves three important functions which include:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the BEST example of a polysaccharide?

Question 24 24. Which of the following systems is used to transport nutrients in your body?

Question 25 25. Villi, the tiny, finger-like structures which aid in the absorption of fats, are located in which organ?

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Question 26 26. What form must food be in to be absorbed and transported throughout your body?

Question 27 27. After digestion, fats enter lymphatic capillaries known as _____.

Question 28 28. When there is an excess of nutrients in the body, which of the following will occur?

Question 29 29. Jane has celiac disease. How can she fight against abdominal pain, bloating, and constipation?

Question 30 30. Sarah suffers from constipation. How can her digestion be improved?

Nutrient Digestion, Absorption & Transport 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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