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What type of digestion occurs in the mouth?
a) both mechanical and chemical
b) neither mechanical nor chemical
c) chemical
d) mechanical

What is the purpose of villi?
a) Extra surface area for absorbing nutrients
b) Extra places to release digestive enzymes
c) They make chyme
d) They make the pyloric valve open

What does the large intestine absorb?
a) water
b) fatty acids
c) amino acids
d) nothing

Proteins have to be broken down into ___________ to be absorbed.
a) amino acids
b) fatty acids
c) carbohydrates
d) simple sugars

Salivary amylase breaks down ________ into ____________________
a) starches/simple sugars
b) proteins/amino acids
c) proteins/simple sugars
d) lipids/fatty acids

The epiglottis
a) blocks the trachea so food goes into the esophagus
b) makes hydrochloric acid
c) makes bile
d) makes salivary amylase

Chyme is
a) the digested food from the stomach that goes into the small intestine
b) the milkshake that nutrients can be absorbed from
c) both of the above
d) neither of the above

The ________ makes bile while the __________ stores bile.
a) liver/gallbladder
b) gallbladder/liver
c) small intestine/large intestine
d) large intestine/small intestine

The stomach performs _____________ digestion
a) both mechanical and chemical
b) neither mechanical nor chemical
c) mechanical
d) chemical

Which is the correct path for food through the digestive system?
a) mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
b) mouth, esophagus, stomach, large intestine, small intestine
c) mouth, trachea, stomach, gallbladder, small intestine
d) mouth, esophagus, liver, small intestine, large intestine

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