Biology AQA - The Digestive System

A short quiz to test how well you know the digestive system and what happens there.

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  • Created by: Tiula
  • Created on: 09-01-10 11:24

1. Which of the following is not a way in which food is broken down in the mouth?

  • Protease secreted
  • Chewing
  • Saliva secreted
  • Amylase secreted
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2. When the food has passed through the oesophagus where does it go next?

  • Large intestine
  • Stomach
  • Small intestine
  • Colon

3. Why is hydrochloric acid secreted in the stomach?

  • To kill harmful enzymes
  • To provide the right environment for the enzymes
  • To break down larger molecules of food
  • To emulsify fats

4. How is food kept in the stomach?

  • Enzymes
  • A plug
  • Sphincter muscle
  • The liver

5. What is stored in the gall bladder?

  • Bile
  • Kidneys
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Enzymes


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