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  1. 1. How many pairs of salivary
    glands are there;

    a) 1

    b) 4

    c) 2

    d) 3
    3
  2. 2. Where is the submandibular
    gland situated;

    a) Above the ear

    d) Below the ear

    c) Below the tongue

    d) Above the tongue
    Bellow the tongue
  3. 3. What is the function of
    bile;

    a) It emulsifies fatty acids

    b) It emulsifies glycerol

    c) It neutralises bacteria

    d) It emulsifies fats
    It neutralises bacteria
  4. 4. Peptones are broken down
    into;

    a) Proteins

    b) Peptidase

    c) Polypeptides

    d) Amino acids
    Polipeptides
  5. 5. Where is the gall bladder
    positioned;

    a) Behind the liver

    b) In front of the liver

    c) To the left of the liver

    d) To the right of the liver
    Behind the liver
  6. 6. Erosion in the walls of the
    digestive system causes;

    a) Jaundice

    b) Ulcers

    c) Hernia

    d) Gall stones
    Ulcers
  7. 7. What is the function of
    insulin;

    a) To convert glucose back to
    glycogen

    b) To regulate the production
    of vitamins A, B12, D, E, K

    c) To regulate the blood sugar
    level after eating

    d) To regulate body
    temperature
    To regulate the blood sugar level after eating
  8. 8. Chemical digestion of food
    is completed;

    a) In the large intestine

    b) In the stomach

    c) In the small intestine

    d) In the oesophagus
    In the small intestine
  9. 9. What is the function of
    peptidases;

    a) Convert polypeptides into
    amino acids

    b) Activates trypsin in
    pancreatic juice

    c) Converts proteins into
    peptones

    d) Convert disaccharides into
    monosaccharides
    Convert polypeptides into amino acids
  10. 10. The bolus is known as;

    a) The process of digestion

    b) A chemical catalyst

    c) The ball of food that
    leaves the mouth

    d) The enzyme which converts
    the polysaccharides to disaccharides
    The ball of food that leaves the mouth
  11. 11. Which one of the following
    is not a layer of the small intestinal wall;

    a) A layer containing blood
    vessels

    b) A layer of elastic tissue

    c) A muscular layer

    d) Lymph vessels
    A layer of elastic tissue
  12. 12. An obstructed flow of bile
    causes;

    a) Hernia

    b) Cirrhosis

    c) Gall stones

    d) Jaundice
    Jaundice
  13. 13. Where is the pancreas
    located;

    a) Behind the stomach

    b) Behind the liver

    c) Posterior stomach

    d) Under the duodenum
    Behind the stomach
  14. 14. What is the largest gland
    in the body;

    a) Liver

    b) Gall bladder

    c) Pancreas

    d) Stomach
    Liver
  15. 15. How long is the large
    intestine;

    a) 2.5m

    b) 1.5m

    c) 1.5m

    d) 1m
    1.5 m.
  16. 16. Which one of the following
    is not contained in intestinal juices;

    a) Bile

    b) Maltase

    c) Lactase

    d) Enterokinase
    Bile
  17. 17. What is the function of
    hydrochloric acid;

    a) Emulsifies fats

    b) Neutralises bacteria

    c) Converts proteins into
    peptones

    d) Converts polypeptides into
    amino acids
    Neutralises bacteria
  18. 18. Which part of digestion is
    responsible for carbohydrate and fat digestion;

    a) Stomach

    b) Small intestine

    c) Large intestine

    d) Liver
    Small intestine
  19. 19. Which one of the following
    is not a function of saliva;

    a) To lubricate food

    b) To clean the mouth and
    teeth

    c) To start digestion

    d) To aid with swallowing
    To aid with swallowing
  20. 20. What is the first main
    organ of digestion;

    a) Stomach

    b) Oesophagus

    c) Small intestine

    d) Large intestine
    Stomach
  21. 21. Which of the following is
    not a function of the tongue;

    a) Taste

    b) To carry chewed food from
    the mouth to the stomach

    c) Chewing

    d) Swallowing
    To carry chewed food from the mouth to the stomach
  22. 22. How long is the small
    intestine;

    a) 12.5 metres

    b) 9 metres

    c) 7 metres

    d) 1.5 metres
    7 metres
  23. 23. The accessory organs
    involved in the digestion process are;

    a) Liver and pancreas

    b) Pancreas and gall bladder

    c) Liver, pancreas and
    duodenum

    d) Liver, pancreas and gall
    bladder
    Liver pancreas and gall bladder
  24. 24. Pancreatic juice contains
    which one of the following;

    a) Lipase

    b) Fibrinogen

    c) Albumin

    d) Globulin
    Lipase
  25. 25. The stomach is responsible
    for which type of digestion;

    a) Protein digestion

    b) Fat digestion

    c) Carbohydrate digestion

    d) Fat and carbohydrate
    digestion
    Protein digestion
  26. 26. Saliva contains;

    a) Salt, water and salivary
    amylase

    b) Water, mucus and salivary
    amylase

    c) Water and enzymes

    d) Water, mucus and enzymes
    Water mucus and salivary amalase
  27. 27. Which enzyme curdles milk
    protein;

    a) Pepsin

    b) Peptones

    c) Peptidase

    d) Rennin
    Rennin
  28. 28. A simple sugar is known
    as;

    a) Monosaccharide

    b) Polysaccharide

    c) Saccharide

    d) Disaccharide
    Monosaccharide
  29. 29. What is the function of
    the large intestine;

    a) Neutralises bacteria

    b) Churns food with gastric
    juices

    c) To reabsorb water and
    nutrients from digestive waste

    d) Absorb alcohol
    To reabsorb water and nutrients from digestive waste
  30. 30. Which one of the following
    is not stored by the liver;

    a) Iron

    b) Fat

    c) Glycogen

    d) Vitamin B6
    Vitamin B6
  31. 31. Gall stones are formed
    from;

    a) Bile pigments, fats and
    salts

    b) Cholesterol and bile

    c) Bile pigments, cholesterol
    and calcium salts

    d) Cholesterol and calcium deposits
    Bile pigments,cholesterol and calcium salts
  32. 32. What is the function of
    the oesophagus;

    a) To push the food into the
    back of the mouth

    b) To lubricate food by
    producing mucus

    c) To reabsorb nutrients from
    digestive waste

    d) To carry chewed food from
    the pharynx to the stomach
    To carry chewed food from the pharynx to the stomach
  33. 33. Which one of the following
    is not part of the large intestine;

    a) Colon

    b) Appendix

    c) Anal canal

    d) Ileum
    Ileum
  34. 34. Where is excess bile
    stored;

    a) Pancreas

    b) Liver

    c) Gall bladder

    d) Stomach
    Gall bladder
  35. 35. Which salivary gland is
    situated below the ear;

    a) Parotoid gland

    b) Sublingual gland

    c) Zygomatic gland

    d) Submandibular gland
    Paratoid gland
  36. 36. What is the function of
    the epiglottis;

    a) To digest protein and
    carbohydrate

    b) To prevent choking

    c) Aids chewing

    d) To lubricate the food with
    water and mucus
    To prevent choking
  37. 37. What is the function of
    the enzyme lipase;

    a) Converts fats into fatty
    acids and glycerol

    b) Converts peptones into
    polypeptides

    c) Converts milk into curds

    d) Converts starch into
    polysaccharides
    Converts fats into fatty acids and glycerol
  38. 38. Which one of the following
    is not a function of the large intestine;

    a) Defecation

    b) Absorption of alcohol

    c) Storage of faeces in the
    rectum

    d) Secretion of mucus to help
    passage of faeces
    Absorption of alcohol
  39. 39. What produces insulin;

    a) Gall bladder

    b) Islets of langerhans

    c) Pancreatic duct

    d) Bile
    Ilsets of langerhans
  40. 40. What is the function of
    glucagon;

    a) To convert glucose to
    glycogen

    b) To increase blood glucose
    levels by converting glycogen back to glucose

    c) To increase blood sugar
    levels

    d) To help with the production
    of pancreatic juice
    To increase blood glucose levels by converting glycogen back to glucose
  41. 41. Food passes from the
    pharynx to;

    a) Large intestine

    b) Stomach

    c) Oesophagus

    d) Small intestine
    To increase blood glucose levels by converting glycogen back to glucose
  42. 42. Gastric juices do not
    contain;

    a) Hydrochloric acid

    b) Vitamin D

    c) Rennin

    d) Pepsin
    Vitamin D
  43. 43. What is the structure of
    the stomach;

    a) An L shaped elastic organ

    b) A J shaped elastic organ
    made of fibrous tissue

    c) A J shaped elastic organ
    which expands and contracts

    d) An L shaped elastic organ
    made of fibrous tissue
    A J shaped elastic organ which expands and contracts
  44. 44. What makes up the small
    intestine;

    a) Oesophagus and duodenum

    b) Duodenum, jejunum and
    oesophagus

    c) Duodenum, hilium and ileum

    d) Duodenum, jejunum and ileum
    Duodenum ,jejunum and ileum
  45. 45. What is the function of
    bilirubin;

    a) To secrete mucus

    b) To produce vitamin A

    c) To give faeces its colour

    d) Neutralises bacteria
    To give faeces its colour
  46. 46. Which of the following is
    not a function of the gall bladder;

    a) Resevoir for bile

    b) Converts glycogen to glucose

    c) Secretes mucus to add to
    bile

    d) Absorbs water from bile
    Converts glycogen to glucose
  47. 47. What is a function of the
    pancreas;

    a) To produce bile

    b) To store saturated fat

    c) To produce iron

    d) To produce enzymes to break
    down food
    To produce enzymes to break down food
  48. 48. Which one of the following
    does the liver not produce;

    a) Bile

    b) Vitamin B

    c) Vitamin A

    d) Urea
    Vitamin B
  49. 49. What is the large
    intestine responsible for;

    a) Emulsifying fats

    b) Getting rid of waste

    c) Converting protein into
    peptones

    d) Lubricating food
    Getting rid of waste
  50. 50. Which hormones in the
    small intestine help digestion;

    a) Secretin

    b) Pancreozymin

    c) Cholecystokinin

    d) Amalyse and lipase
    Cholecystokinin
  51. 51. The duodenum is the first
    part of which part of the digestive system;

    a) The stomach

    b) Large intestine

    c) Small intestine

    d) Oesophagus
    Small intestine
  52. 52. What is the function of
    salivary amylase;

    a) Converts starch into
    shorter chain polysaccharides

    b) Converts milk into curds

    c) Converts fats into fatty
    acids

    d) Converts polysaccharides
    into disaccharides
    Converts starch into shorter chain polysaccharides
  53. 53. Which of the following is
    not a function of the stomach;

    a) Digests proteins

    b) Churns the food with
    gastric juices

    c) The stomach produces
    vitamin A

    d) Absorbs alcohol
    The stomach produces vitamin A
  54. 54. What is the function of
    the cardiac sphincter;

    a) To prevent choking

    b) To prevent the backflow of
    the stomach's contents

    c) To carry food to the small
    intestine

    d) To carry food to the large
    intestine
    To prevent the back flow of the stomach's contents
  55. 55. A complex sugar is known
    as;

    a) Monosaccharide

    b) Saccharide

    c) Enzyme

    d) Disaccharide
    Disaccharide
  56. 56. Enzymes;

    a) Act as a chemical catalyst

    b) Act as a chemical compound

    c) Are made of carbohydrates

    d) Are made of protein and act
    as catalysts
    Are made of protein and act as catalysts
  57. 57. What is the function of
    the small intestine;

    a) To protect the digestive
    system from infection

    b) To absorb nutrients

    c) To remove waste

    d) To stimulate the production
    of intestinal juices
    To protect the digestive system from infection
  58. 58. Where is the liver
    positioned;

    a) Below the abdomen

    b) At the left of the abdomen

    c) Above the abdomen

    d) At the right side of the
    abdomen
    Above the abdomen
  59. 59. Which enzyme coagulates
    proteins into peptones;

    a) Peptidase

    b) Polypeptides

    c) Trypsin

    d) Pepsin
    Pepsin
  60. 60. What is the function of
    enterokinase;

    a) Converts disaccharides into
    monosaccharides

    b) Coverts peptones into
    polypeptides

    c) Emulsifies fatty acids

    d) Activates trypsin  in pancreatic juice
    Activates trypsin in pancreatic juice
  61. 61. Which one of the following
    is not a function of the liver;

    a) Metabolises protein

    b) Removes toxins

    c) Production of vitamin A

    d) Production of enzymes to
    break down food
    Production of enzymes to break down food
  62. 62. How does food get from the
    mouth to the stomach;

    a) Via the action of
    swallowing through the pharynx

    b) Via the action of
    swallowing through the small intestine

    c) Via the action of
    swallowing through the large intestine

    d) Via the action of
    swallowing through the oesophagus
    Via the action of swallowing through the oesophagus
  63. 63. Food leaves the stomach
    though;

    a) Pyloric sphincter

    b) Cardiac sphincter

    c) Oesophagus

    d) Large intestine
    Pyloric sphincter
  64. 64. Disaccharides are split
    into monosaccharides by;

    a) Enterokinase

    b) Maltase, sucrase and
    lactase

    c) Peptidases

    d) Bile
    Maltase sucrase and lactase
  65. 65. Where are taste buds
    located;

    a) On the tongue

    b) In saliva

    c) Oesophagus

    d) Lips
    On the tongue

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