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Cancel before and your credit card will not be charged. Which one of the following is incorrect? Most importantly he loves learning about biology. If you leave this page, your progress will be lost. Find a degree that fits your goals. Liver the largest gland is associated with several functions. More, smaller fat globules increase the surface area available for the fats and faciltates digestion.

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Nutrition: Digestive System Quiz I

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This quiz was expert written by Eugene Fenster. You ingest food and eventually, it comes out as feces. Any idea of what happens in-between? If you passed part I, you are ready for part II! What happens to food once you consume it? Nutrition is a branch of science that deals with the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food that we eat in relation to growth, weight control, reproduction, and overall health. Research has shown that the best way to exercise your mind is by learning something new.

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We're always trying to improve our content. If you wouldn't mind, could you give us more details about why this question wasn't great? Which of the following is "easiest" to live without? The majority of all digestion and absorption occurs before the remains of the meal reaches the large intestine. Thanks for your feedback! Which of the following is most likely the cause of hemorrhoids? The less fiber the less solid feces have to push harder to defecate hemorrhoids.

Diverticula is a condition that develops pouching of the wall of the large intestine. This is caused by the large intestine working harder to push less solid fecal matter towards the anus. The epiglottis makes sure that food and fluid enter the esophagus rather than the trachea. From the esophagus, food and fluid move to the stomach. Peristalsis starts at the esophagus and ends with defecation.

Which of these equations would best be associated with a digestive enzyme? Please look at the name of the enzyme also. Amylase hydrolyses starch up to the stage of maltose or maltotriose.

Further hydrolysis to glucose is catalysed by maltase. It's only fair to share Digestive system and Nutrition: Please wait while the activity loads. If this activity does not load, try refreshing your browser. Also, this page requires javascript. Please visit using a browser with javascript enabled. If loading fails, click here to try again. Congratulations - you have completed Digestive system and Nutrition: Your answers are highlighted below.

Column I contains names of the sphincter muscles of the alimentary canal and column II contains their locations. Match them properly and choose the correct answer. The diagram of large intestine of man is given below. Liver the largest gland is associated with several functions. Which one of the following is stated incorrectly? Manufactures bile, converts the amino groups to urea. Makes all the cholesterol that human body needs. Which one of the following statement is not correct about intestinal villi?

A multitudinous finger-like projections having many microvilli. Increase the internal surface area of the intestinal wall. Supplied with capillaries and the lacteal vessels. The following list describes four major digestive enzymes.

Which one of the following is incorrect? Which one of the following is the correct matching of the site of action on the given substrate, the enzyme acting upon it and the end product? If for some reason our goblet cells are non-functional this will adversely affect. Secretion of sebum from the sebaceous glands. What will happen if the secretion of parietal cells of gastric glands is blocked with an inhibitor? Enterokinase will not be released from the duodenal mucosa and so trypsinogen is not converted to trypsin.

Gastric juice will be deficient in pepsinogen. In the absence of HCl secretion, inactive pepsinogen is not converted into the active enzyme pepsin. A young infant may be feeding entirely on mother's milk which is white in colour but the stool which the infant passes out is quite yellowish.

Biology : Human Nutrition & Digestion