- It is produced by pancreas
- It is a hormone that aids digestion
- It controls the taste of the food
- It breaks starch into simpler sugars
Select the substrates for salivary amylase from the following:
Sweet potatoes, Chapathis, Pasta
Rice, Pulses, Tapoica
Bread, Butter, Green peas
Sweet Potatoes, Sunflower seeds, Pasta
When we smell and taste our favorite food, mouth starts watering involuntarily. What is the mechanism behind it?
It makes the food soft for easy digestion.
To enhance the taste of food.
Both A and B
Saliva has amylase enzyme which helps in digestion.
Match the following:
AB1Bile juiceaCarbohydrate digestion2TrypsinbDigestion of fats3LipasecEmulsification of fats4AmylasedDigestion of proteins
1-d, 2-b, 3- a , 4- b
1-c, 2-d , 3- b , 4- a
1-c, 2-d , 3- a , 4- b
1-d 2-a , 3- b , 4- a
Which of the following glands secretion starts the digestion of carbohydrates in oral cavity?
Bile is secreted by:
Breaking down of large globules of fat into smaller ones is brought about by:
None of the above
Which of the following gland(s) secrete(s) digestive juices?