Types Of Questions
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Digestion And Absorption

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1
Match the Following
Match the following nutrition/vitamin deficiencies in column I
with causes/deficiencies is column II and choose the correct
option from the answer key

Column I

Column II
(a)
Kwashiorkor 
 (p)
Iron
(b)
General Anaemia
 (q)
Menadione
(c)
Dermatitis
 (r)
Protein
(d)
Marasmus
 (s)
Pyridoxine
(e)
Bleeding
 (t)
Biotin
A
(a) -(p) , (b)- (t) , (c) -(q) ,(d)- (r), (e) -(s)
B
(a) -(t) , (b)- (q) , (c) -(r) ,(d)- (s), (e) -(p)
C
(a) -(q) , (b)- (r) , (c) -(s) ,(d)- (p), (e) -(t)
D
(a) -(r) , (b)- (p) , (c) -(t) ,(d)- (s), (e) -(q)
E
(a) -(r) , (b)- (s) , (c) -(p) ,(d)- (t), (e) -(q)
Match the names of glands listed under column-I with the location given under column-II. Choose the answer which gives a correct combination of the alphabets of the two columns.

Column-I (glands)

Column -II (location)
A
Crypts of
Lieberkuhn
p
Loop of duodenum
B
Pancreas
q
Stomach
C
Adrenal gland
r
Intestine
D
Gastric gland
s
Kidney
A
A-r, B- p, C- q, D- s
B
A- r, B- p, C- s, D- q
C
A- q, B- s, C- r, D- p
D
A- p, B- r, C- s, D- q
2
Image-Based
Which one is the correct option for labels A, B and C in the given diagram?
A
A- Liver, B- Mucosa, C- Peritoneum
B
A- Liver, B- Circular muscle layer , C- Serosa
C
A- Pancreas, B- Mucosa, C- Peritoneum
D
A- Pancreas, B- Submucosa, C- Serosa
Which option is correct for the region labelled as A and B in the given diagram of transverse section of gut?
A
A-Mucosa B-Submucosa
B
A-Nerve B-Circulatory muscle
C
A-Villi B-Mucosal gland
D
A-Longitudinal muscle B-Muscularis mucosa
3
Single Correct
Which of the following correctly depicts the dental formula of a child? 
A
B
C
D
Which of the following hormones helps in secretion of HCl from stomach?
A
Renin
B
Gastrin
C
Secretin
D
Somatomedin
4
Multiple Correct
Identify the catabolic biological processes in living organisms from the following options. 
This question has multiple correct options
A
Digestion
B
Respiration
C
Excretion
D
Combustion
Which of the following statements are correct?
This question has multiple correct options
A
Ducts of sub-mandibular glands are Wharton's ducts.
B
Sub-maxillary glands are the largest salivary glands.
C
Maximum saliva is produced by the parotid gland.
D
VII cranial nerve stimulates the parotid gland for saliva secretion.
5
Assertion and Reasoning
Assertion
Thick layers of muscles are present in the wall of alimentary canal.
Reason
These muscles help in the mixing of food materials with the enzymes coming from different glands in the alimentary canal.
A
Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
D
Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect
Assertion
The columnar epithelium lining the intestinal mucosa appears to have a brush like an appearance.
Reason
A large number of microvilli are present on brush bordered columnar epithelium.
A
Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
D
Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect