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Multiple Choice Questions on Digestive System

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Digestive System Test Questions and answers on Digestive Glands and Digestive System.

Ques. The function of tongue is to
(a) Help in the act of swallowing
(b) Help in mixing saliva with the food
(c) Help in speaking
(d) All the above
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Fat digestion is facilatated by
(a) Bile juice
(b) Pancreatic juice
(c) Gastric juice
(d) None of these
Ans. (a)

Ques. The end product of fat digestion is
(a) Amino acids
(b) Starch
(c) Fatty acids
(d) Glucose
Ans. (c)

Ques. Inner lining of gut, stomach and liver is composed of
(a) Simple squamous epithelium
(b) Simple columnar epithelium
(c) Simple cuboidal epithelium
(d) Compound epithelium
Ans. (b)

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Ques. A lubricant, mucin in saliva is made up of
(a) Glycoprotein
(b) Polysaccharides
(c) Phospholipids
(d) Myosin
Ans. (a)

Ques. During digestion the lymphatics of the intestine become filled with fat globules which give white colour to the lymph. This lymph is known as
(a) Chyle
(b) Haemoconia
(c) Fluid plasma
(d) Bilirubin
Ans. (a)

Ques. Submucosa is thickest in
(a) Stomach
(b) Oesophagus
(c) Intestine
(d) Rectum
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Which of the following is not a human salivary gland?
(a) Parotid
(b) Submaxillary
(c) Sublingual
(d) Infra-orbital
Ans. (d)

Ques. Digestion is
(a) Absorption of water
(b) Absorption of food
(c) Conversion of non-diffusable food particle in diffusable food particle
(d) None of these
Ans. (c)

Ques. Animals eating own faecal matter are
(a) Sanguivorous
(b) Frugivorous
(c) Coprophagous
(d) Deteritivorous
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which word best describes the action of bile on fats
(a) Neutralises
(b) Digests
(c) Emulsifies
(d) Absorbs
Ans. (c)

Ques. Digestion of protein is necessary due to
(a) Proteins are not absorbed as such
(b) Proteins are large molecules
(c) Proteins have complex structure
(d) Proteins are made up of amino acids
Ans. (a)

Ques. Removal of stomach causes
(a) Dumping syndrome
(b) Turner’s syndrome
(c) Emphysema
(d) None of these
Ans. (a)

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Ques. The chief function of bile is to
(a) Digest fat by enzymatic action
(b) Emulsify fats for digestion
(c) Eliminate waste products
(d) Regulate digestion of proteins
Ans. (b)

Ques. Function of HCl in stomach is to
(a) Kill micro-organisms of food
(b) Facilitate absorption of food
(c) Dissolve enzymes
(d) Activate pepsinogen to pepsin
Ans. (d)

Ques. HCl is secreted by
(a) Zymogen cells
(b) Oxyntic cells
(c) Kupffer cells
(d) Mucous cells
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Liver is called the reticular gland because
(a) The shape is reticular
(b) It contains reticular tissue
(c) Lobules branches and anastomose with one another to form a network
(d) Hepatic duct and cystic duct unite to form the bile duct
Ans. (c)

Ques. End products of protein hydrolysis are
(a) Mixture of amino acids
(b) Sugars
(c) Peptides
(d) 25 amino acids
Ans. (a)

Ques. Acid secretion in stomach is stimulated by
(a) Gastrin
(b) Histamine
(c) Vagal discharge
(d) All of these
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Caudate is the part of
(a) Left lobe of liver
(b) Right lobe of liver
(c) Spigelian lobe of liver
(d) All of the above
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which one of the following will not take place when glucose is taken as food?
(a) Ingestion
(b) Digestion
(c) Absorption
(d) Assimilation
Ans. (b)

Ques. In the wall of alimentary canal which are/ is true sequence from outer to inner
(a) Serosa, longitudinal muscle, mucosa, sub mucosa
(b) Mucosa, serosa, long muscle
(c) Serosa, long muscle, circular, sub-mucosa, mucosa
(d) Serosa, long muscle, sub-mucosa, mucosa
Ans. (c)

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Ques. The toxic substance are detoxicated in the human body by
(a) Lungs
(b) Kidneys
(c) Liver
(d) Stomach
Ans. (c)

Ques. In man cellulose is digested in
(a) The caecum
(b) The colon
(c) The appendix
(d) Not digested at all
Ans. (d)

Ques. A rabbit eats a lot of gram. Then its digestion starts in
(a) Mouth
(b) Stomach
(c) Duodenum
(d) Ileum
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Cells of the liver manufacture
(a) Diastase
(b) Amylase
(c) Lipase
(d) Insulin
Ans. (a)

Ques. Bile salt
(a) Acts as emulsifying agent
(b) Helps in absorption of fatty acids, cholesterol etc.
(c) Stimulates the bile production in liver
(d) All of the above
Ans. (d)

Ques. Lacteals are central lymph vessels which are found in
(a) Liver
(b) Pancreas
(c) Villi
(d) Spleen
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Kupffer cells of liver are
(a) Loose connective tissue
(b) Phagocytic cell
(c) Mast cell
(d) Fat cell
Ans. (b)

Ques. The inner surface of the large intestine is
(a) Lined by muscular tissue
(b) Provided with epithelial tissue
(c) Lined with both epithelial and muscular tissue
(d) Lined by all four layers
Ans. (b)

Ques. In vertebrates, lacteals are found in
(a) Ileum
(b) Ischium
(c) Oesophagus
(d) Ear
Ans. (a)

Ques. In pancreas, pancreatic juice and hormones are secreted by
(a) Same cells
(b) Different cells
(c) Same cells at different times
(d) None of these
Ans. (b)

Ques. The number of salivary glands in man is
(a) Two pairs
(b) Three pairs
(c) Four pairs
(d) Five pairs
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Pancreatic juice contains
(a) Trypsin, lipase and maltase
(b) Pepsin, trypsin and maltase
(c) Trypsin, chymotrypsin, amylase and lipase
(d) Trypsin, pepsin and amylase
Ans. (c)

Ques. Lactase is found in
(a) Saliva
(b) Bile
(c) Pancreatic juice
(d) Intestinal juice
Ans. (d)

Ques. Digestion of both starch and protein is done by
(a) Gastric juice
(b) Gastric lipase
(c) Pancreatic juice
(d) Ptylin
Ans. (c)

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