The Human Gastrointestinal Tract


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This is an enzyme secreted into the mouth that begins the digestion of starches.

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1. This is a muscular tube that connects your pharynx with your stomach.

2. This is an area of the GI tract where most of the digestion takes place.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The contents of this quiz and worksheet will center around topics such as the components of the gastrointestinal tract.

Quiz & Worksheet

To specify, you will be asked about:

  • Enzymes discharged into the mouth
  • A muscular tube attached to the pharynx
  • The place in which digestion takes place
  • Where in the small intestine nutrients are absorbed

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the makeup of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the body's absorption of nutrients and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the body's digestive system

Additional Learning

Gain a deeper understanding the gastrointestinal tract in humans by studying our corresponding lesson, The Human Gastrointestinal Tract. Study the following with this lesson:

  • The mouth
  • Swallowing
  • Inner-workings of the small and large intestines