Human Digestive System: Basic Quiz

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

Enterohepatic circulation
Gastro Reflex
Ingestion
Peristalsis

Which acid does the Stomach produce?

Hydrochloric Acid
Sulphuric Acid
Lactic Acid
Citric Acid

Where does the digestion of food first start?

Mouth
Stomach
Small Intestine
Esophagus

What protects the Stomach lining from the Hydrochloric acid?

Water
Gastric Juice
Bicarbonates
Mucus

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

Pepsin
Insulin
Lipase
Bile Juice

Which organ stores the Bile Juice?

Gall Bladder
Pancreas
Liver
Bile Duct

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

Small Intestine
Large Intestine
Rectum
Villi

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

Accessory organ
Vestigial organ

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

Starch
Starch and Fats
Proteins and Fats
Proteins

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

Chyle
Bolus
Cecum
Chyme

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?

Small Intestine
Stomach
Large Intestine
Rectum

Where does most of the food digestion take place?

Small Intestine
Stomach
Large Intestine
Mouth

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

Villi
Pili
Fimbriae
Ileum