Human Digestive System: Basic Quiz

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

Enterohepatic circulation
Ingestion
Peristalsis
Gastro Reflex

Which acid does the Stomach produce?

Citric Acid
Hydrochloric Acid
Lactic Acid
Sulphuric Acid

Where does the digestion of food first start?

Esophagus
Mouth
Small Intestine
Stomach

What protects the Stomach lining from the Hydrochloric acid?

Mucus
Water
Bicarbonates
Gastric Juice

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

Bile Juice
Insulin
Lipase
Pepsin

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
Villi
Rectum
Large 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
Starch
Starch and Fats
Proteins and Fats

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

Chyle
Chyme
Bolus
Cecum

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
Large Intestine
Mouth
Stomach

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

Villi
Pili
Ileum
Fimbriae