Chapter 17 Quiz

Instructions
Quiz for Chapter 17: The Digestion and Absorption of Food.

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. Gastrointestinal function depends upon each of the following processes except   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  2. The most important function of saliva is to   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  3. The functions of the stomach include   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  4. In the small intestine,   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  5. The enzyme that breaks down starch to short chains is secreted by   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  6. Which of the following statements regarding digestion and absorption of carbohydrates is true?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  7. The source of enzymes that cleave disaccharides into monosaccharides is   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  8. Which of the following molecules crosses the luminal membrane of intestinal cells by facilitated diffusion?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  9. Which of the following enzymes is most active at an acid pH?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  10. Which of the following statements regarding protein digestion and absorption is true?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  



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