Digestion And Absorption MCQ

  1. The small intestine has three parts. The first part is called 
    1. Duodenum
    2. Oesophagus
    3. Larynx
    4. None of the above
  2. ________ is a characteristic feature of epithelial cells of the intestine
    1. Glottis
    2. Pilus
    3. Bolus
    4. Microvilli
  3. An infant feeding entirely on the mother’s milk passes stools that are coloured yellow. What is the reason for this?
    1. Casein 
    2. Bile pigments 
    3. Pancreatic pigments
    4. None of the above
  4. A dental condition that is characterized by hyper mineralization of teeth enamel due to excessive intake of _____________. The teeth often appear mottled.
    1. Sodium
    2. Calcium
    3. Fluoride
    4. Mercury
  5. Spicy food, coupled with anxiety, may lead to ________
    1. Indigestion
    2. Hypotension
    3. Seizures
    4. None of the above
  6. One of the reasons why some people cough after eating a meal may be due to the improper movement of ______
    1. Larynx
    2. Diaphragm
    3. Neck
    4. Epiglottis
  7. ____________ is a protein deficiency disorder
    1. Scurvy
    2. Anaemia 
    3. Kwashiorkor
    4. None of the above
  8. In frogs, the surface of the attachment for the tongue is _____
    1. Tympanum 
    2. Palate
    3. Pterygoid
    4. Hyoid apparatus
  9. Doctors will suggest ___________ if person is suffering form high blood cholesterol.
    1. Ghee
    2. Vegetable Oil
    3. Dalda
    4. Lard
  10. Chymosin is also known as ______
    1. Lipase
    2. Amylase
    3. Trypsin
    4. Rennin
  11. In humans, lacteals are found in ______ 
    1. Ileum
    2. Oesophagus
    3. Ear
    4. None of the above
  12. Nyctalopia can occur due to the deficiency of 
    1. Vitamin A
    2. Vitamin C
    3. Vitamin K
    4. Vitamin B2
  13. Pancreatic juice is stimulated by the release of
    1. Secretin
    2. Cholecystokinin
    3. Enterokinase
    4. Both (1) and (2)
  14. _________ stimulates the production of gastric juice in the stomach
    1. Gastin
    2. Enterokinase
    3. Rennin
    4. Digestin
  15. Enterokinase helps in the conversion of 
    1. Lactose to Sucrose
    2. Trypsinogen into trypsin
    3. Pepsinogen into pepsin
    4. Proteins into polypeptide
  16. What is the enzyme that breaks down lactose?
    1. Lipase enzymes
    2. Pepsin
    3. Amylase
    4. Lactase

Answer Keys for Digestion And Absorption MCQs

Answer Keys

1-1

11-1

2-4

12-1

3-2

13-4

4-3

14-1

5-1

15-2

6-4

16-4

7-3

8-4

9-2

10-4

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