Digestive System
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  • Question 1
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    Why do we need food to break apart the food we eat?

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    So it can fit into our stomachs

    So our bodies can use the nutrients from the food

    So liquids can be separated from solids

    So that our bodies' enzymes have something to do.

  • Question 2
    60 seconds

    Where does digestion begin?

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    Our teeth

    Our stomach

    The esophogus

    Small intestines

  • Question 3
    60 seconds

    Chewing is an example of what type of digestion?

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  • Question 4
    60 seconds

    If you wanted to find the glands that produce salivary amylase, where would you look?

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    In your mouth

    In your throat

    In your intestines

    In your stomach

  • Question 5
    60 seconds

    Place the following events in sequence: A) Food enters your large intestines

    B) Food enters your small intestines

    C) Food enters your esophagus

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    A, B, C

    C, B, A

    C, A, B

    B, A, C

  • Question 6
    60 seconds

    Hydrochloric acid is a caustic chemical that can burn your skin- and yet it exists in your stomach. How can this be?

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    Your small intestines absorb all the hydrochloric acid

    The food in your stomach absorbs all the acid

    Your stomach lining protects you against burns

    The hydrochloric acid in your stomach is different from the hydrochloric acid you would find in a chemistry lab

  • Question 7
    60 seconds

    What is chyme?

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    A particular type of digestive enzymes

    What food is called after it has been digested by the stomach

    A chemically active part of the small intestine

    The passage that leads from the small intestine to the large intestine

  • Question 8
    60 seconds

    What might happen if you had your pancreas removed?

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    Your intestines might have trouble breaking down food

    Your stomach might have trouble producing hydrochloric acid

    You would not be able to chew properly

    You would have trouble producing saliva

  • Question 9
    60 seconds

    What is the main function of villi?

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    They move food from the stomach to the small intestine

    They absorb nutrients into the bloodstream

    They absorb water from chyme

    They move food from the small intestine to the large intestine

  • Question 10
    60 seconds

    What might happen if your large intestine did not absorb water from chyme?

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    You couldn't digest food.

    You wouldn't be able to go to the bathroom.

    You would become dehydrated.

    Solid waste would not be able to move throughout the digestive system

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