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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. gland that secretes pancreatic juice into the duodenum, where it mixes with bile to digest food
  2. liquid product of digestion
  3. the process of wave-like muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along
  4. inorganic nutrient the body needs, usually in small amounts
  5. the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

5 True/False questions

  1. stomachlarge muscular sac that continues the mechanical and chemical digestion of food


  2. amylaseenzyme in saliva that breaks the chemical bonds in starches


  3. calorieunit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure


  4. proteinmacromolecule that contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen; needed by the body for growth and repair and to make up enzymes


  5. lipidmacromolecule made mainly from carbon and hydrogen atoms; includes fats, oils, and waxes


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