Nutrition Exam #1 (Ch. 3)
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Which of the following processes is not involved in mechanical digestion?
Which of the following statements about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is false?
Excessive fiber in the diet is suspected as a cause.
Hydrochloric acid has all the following digestive functions except
raising the pH of the stomach contents
Which of the following statements regarding saliva is false?
We each produce 1 to 1. liters everyday
The sphincter between the stomach and the small intestine is the
The hormone that stimulates the secretion of hydrochloric acid is
The majority of digestion occurs in the
Which of the following lists structures correctly sequencing the segments of the small intestines?
duodenum, jejunum, ileum
Which of the following actions does not occur in the colon?
absorption of the majority of nutrients
Which of the following statements about the small intestines is false?
it absorbs water
Which of the following is not a function of cholecystokinin?
stimulation of the secretion of hydrochloric acid
Which of the following functions is the "sloshing" motion that thoroughly mixes chyme with the chemical secretions in the small intestines?
Which of the following is likely not a component in feces?
Bicarbonate is secreted by the _________ and functions to ___________
pancreas; raise pH by neutralizing the acidity of chyme
Which of the following enzymes is mismatched with the substances on which it acts?
The ________ produces bile, whereas the _______ stores it.
Bile is released into the ________ in response to the ingestion of fat.
Enzymes from the _________ are responsible for the digestion of almost all the fat, half the protein, and half the carbohydrates you eat.
During digestion, the blood picks up nutrients absorbed through the GI tract and transports them to the
Which of the following is not a role of the lymphatic system?
Aiding your immune system
Which of the following courses of action would not be helpful to someone with chronic heartburn?
Drinking milk with your meals
Which of the following foods should be avoided by a person with celiac disease?
The condition that causes the lining of the small intestines to flatten in response to gluten ingestion is
Shock-wave therapy be useful in treating which of the following disorders
Which of the following is not a function of the liver?
Which of the following actions is not appropriate for relieving constipation?
drinking fewer liquids
Which of the following will not generally cause diarrhea?
low fiber intake
Food high in which of the following substances leaves the stomach first?
Which of the following statements about the digestive process is incorrect?
Both the small and large intestines contain villi for absorption
Which of the following processes occurs in the stomach?
Which of the following processes occurs in the gallbladder?
Which of the following processes occurs in the esophagus?
movement of food into stomach
Which of the following processes occurs in the pancreas?
Which of the following processes occurs in the liver?
The release of the hormone ghrelin?
All of the following enzymes digest proteins except
Which of the following secretions raises pH and neutralizes stomach acid?
stimulates the release of digestive enzymes from the pancreas
Which of the following processes is not involved in absorbing digested nutrients after they reach the small intestines?
Which of the following body systems eliminates waste from the circulatory system?
All of the following actions aid in digestion except
eating and drinking quickly
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