The Digestive System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Once food is in the stomach, which of the following closes to prevent food from moving backward into the esophagus?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a 10 inch long tube that has food pushed through it by peristalsis?

Question 3 3. Before food can leave the stomach and go into the small intestine it must pass through which of the following structures?

Question 4 4. What is the name of the movable flap that directs food down the esophagus and air into the windpipe?

Question 5 5. Your stomach is able to collapse or expand because it has these folds in its walls.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements best describes the Alimentary Canal?

Question 7 7. How does saliva differ from water?

Question 8 8. How does saliva help you to taste your food?

Question 9 9. What is the role of the tongue in mechanical digestion?

Question 10 10. If a person does not produce sufficient amounts of saliva they could be at higher risks of which condition?

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Question 11 11. The large intestine looks puckered due to these pouches in its walls?

Question 12 12. Your small intestine is good at absorbing nutrients because its lining has these tiny finger-like extensions.

Question 13 13. In which part of the digestive tract are most of the nutrients absorbed?

Question 14 14. What is the small worm-like tube that hangs from the cecum called?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an organ that produces digestive juices needed for the breakdown of proteins, carbohydrates and fats?

The Digestive System Chapter Exam Instructions

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