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Digestive System Quiz

The first section of the quiz is True or False statements. Read the statements carefully and then click on the word TRUE or FALSE that comes after each statement.

  1. The job of the digestive system is to break food down so that our bodies can use it as fuel or energy. TRUE or FALSE
  2. Your stomach is located right behind your belly button. TRUE or FALSE
  3. Your small intestine is approximately 20 - 25 inches long. TRUE or FALSE
  4. The Large Intestine is responsible for removing water from the undigested food, turning it from a liquid paste into solid waste. TRUE or FALSE
  5. The esophagus is a muscular tube that carries food from our mouth to our stomach. TRUE or FALSE
  6. Everything we eat is completely digested and used by our bodies. TRUE or FALSE

This section is multiple choice. Read the question then click on the answer you think is correct.

  1. What is inside your stomach that helps break food down into a thick liquid paste?
    water b) acids and enzymes c) villi
  2. What are the tiny finger-like projections called that are inside the small intestine? These tiny finger-like projections absorb the nutrients form the food and send the vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and fats into our bloodstream.
    esophagus b) arteries c) villi
  3. After the food leaves our stomach it heads into which part of the digestive system?
    esophagus b) pancreas c) small intestine d) large intestine
  4. What is removed from the undigested food when it is in the Large Intestine?
    water b) nutrients c) energy d) sugar
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