Human Digestive System: Basic Quiz

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

Gastro Reflex
Ingestion
Peristalsis
Enterohepatic circulation

Which acid does the Stomach produce?

Sulphuric Acid
Lactic Acid
Hydrochloric 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
Bile Juice
Lipase

Which organ stores the Bile Juice?

Pancreas
Bile Duct
Liver
Gall Bladder

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

Rectum
Villi
Large Intestine
Small Intestine

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?

Proteins and Fats
Starch and Fats
Proteins
Starch

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

Chyme
Cecum
Chyle
Bolus

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?

Large Intestine
Small Intestine
Rectum
Stomach

Where does most of the food digestion take place?

Large Intestine
Mouth
Small Intestine
Stomach

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

Ileum
Pili
Villi
Fimbriae