Human Digestive System: Basic

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The process of wave-like muscle contractions that moves food through the Digestive Tract is called?

Ingestion
Peristalsis
Enterohepatic circulation
Gastro Reflex

Which acid does the Stomach produce?

Citric Acid
Lactic Acid
Sulphuric Acid
Hydrochloric Acid

Where does the digestion of food first start?

Stomach
Small Intestine
Esophagus
Mouth

What protects the Stomach lining from the Hydrochloric acid?

Mucus
Gastric Juice
Bicarbonates
Water

What does the Liver produce to digest fat in the food?

Lipase
Insulin
Pepsin
Bile Juice

Which organ stores the Bile Juice?

Liver
Pancreas
Gall Bladder
Bile Duct

Which part of the Digestive System reabsorbs water from the undigested food to form Feces?

Rectum
Villi
Small Intestine
Large Intestine

Organs that help in digestion but are not a part of the Digestive Tract are called?

Vestigial organ
Accessory organ

What do the enzymes produced by the Salivary Glands break down?

Proteins
Proteins and Fats
Starch and Fats
Starch

The soft round mixture of food and saliva that passes though the Esophagus is called?

Cecum
Chyme
Bolus
Chyle

What is the semi-digested food that passes from the Stomach to the Small Intestine called?

Chyle
Chyme

In which part of the digestive tract is food mixed with the digestive juices from Pancreas, Liver and the Intestine?

Rectum
Large Intestine
Small Intestine
Stomach

Where does most of the food digestion take place?

Small Intestine
Mouth
Stomach
Large Intestine

What are the finger-like projections in the Small Intestine called?

Fimbriae
Villi
Pili
Ileum