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Digestion And Absorption

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1
The following statements describe the five steps in animal nutrition. Read each statement and give one word for each statement. Write the terms that describe each process.
a) Transportation of absorbed food to different parts of the body and its utilisation.
b) Breaking of complex food substances into simpler and soluble substances.
c) Removal of undigested and unabsorbed solid residues of food from the body.
d) Taking food into the body.
e) Transport of digested and soluble food from the intestine to blood vessels. 
2
Given below is a jumbled sequence of the different parts of the human alimentary canal. Rewrite them in the correct sequence
Stomach, Oesophagus. Large intestine, Small intestine, Pharynx 
3
Water from the undigested food is absorbed mainly in the
A
Stomach
B
Food pipe
C
Small intestine
D
Large intestine
4
The part of digestive system where no digestion occurs is:
A
Duodenum
B
Oesophagus
C
Stomach
D
Mouth
5
Bile is secreted by:
A
Gall bladder
B
Pancreas
C
Spleen
D
Liver
6
Assimilation is:
A
The process of breaking large food molecules into simpler molecules.
B
The process by which undigested food is released out of the body.
C
The process by which the absorbed food carried by the blood is utilized by the cells of the body.
D
Process of exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the haemoglobin molecules and the cells of the body.
7
The main function of lacteal in the human small intestine is the absorption of:
A
Glucose and vitamins
B
Amino acids and glucose
C
Water and vitamins
D
Fatty acids and glycerol
8
Peristalsis occurs in:
A
Urethra
B
Trachea
C
Blood vessels
D
Alimentary canal
9
Hormone that stimulates stomach to secrete gastric juice is:
A
Renin
B
Enterokinase
C
Enterogastrone
D
Gastrin
10
Which of the following is not a constituent of faeces of a healthy individual?
A
Dead mucosal cells
B
Cholesterol
C
Fat
D
Glucose