The Gallbladder & Liver: Function & Role in Digestion


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What is the role of bile?

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1. Which of the following is true about the gallbladder?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you quickly assess your understanding of the responsibilities of the gallbladder and liver in the human body. To pass this quiz, you'll have to understand key processes and vocabulary terms surrounding these organs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments ask students to identify the roles of:

  • Bile
  • Gallbladder
  • Common bile duct
  • Cholecystokinin
  • Pancreas
  • Liver

Skills Practiced

Students can apply the following skills:

  • Explaining key concepts - accurately define and grasp main terms, like bile and cholecystokinin
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of what stimulates the liver and pancreas
  • Knowledge application - use the information you have gained to determine what will happen if the common bile duct is blocked

Additional Learning

If you would like to study more about this topic, review the lesson called The Gallbladder & Liver: Function & Role in Digestion. Lesson objectives include:

  • Locating the digestive organs
  • How the gallbladder works in conjunction with the liver
  • Root words and meaning of cholecystokinin