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Digestive System

1. Which of the following is NOT an accessory structure of the digestive system?
liver
gallbladder
pancreas
spleen

2. Salivary amylase secreted into the oral cavity starts the digestion of
proteins.
starch.
lipids.
amino acids.

3. The pancreatic duct transports secretions from the pancreas to the
stomach.
duodenum.
liver.
colon.

4. All of the following are substances found in pancreatic juice except
pepsin.
trypsin.
amylase.
lipase.

5. Bile is produced in the
liver.
small intestine.
pancreas.
stomach.

6. The final portion of the small intestine is the
ileum.
duodenum.
jejunum.
colon.

7. The first portion of the large intestine is the
colon.
cecum.
anal canal.
rectum.

8. The term metabolism refers to
anabolic reactions.
catabolic reactions.
oxidation.
All the chemical reactions of the body.

9. Glucose is stored in the liver as
starch.
fat.
glycogen.
ATP.

10. During digestion, proteins are broken down into molecules of
glucose.
fatty acids.
amino acids.
nucleic acids.

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