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Question 1 2 out of 2 points For many people, eating is one of life's greatest pleasures and they spend much time gathering, preparing and eating food. However, some of us would rather do other things with our time and it would be great if we did not have to eat at all. Alas, eating is a necessity. Choose the one FALSE reason why humans have to eat. Question 2 2 out of 2 points A new mammal has been discovered in the thickly-forested mountains of Papua New Guinea. The squirrel-like animal lives in the canopy of the forest and has a diet rich in leaves. On occasion, however, the animal drops to the ground to quickly fill its cheeks with its own fecal droppings, for ingestion once it is safely back in the trees. The GI tract of this animal would most likely include ____________. Question 3 2 out of 2 points In horses, rodents, and lagomorphs, the digestion of cellulose by microorganisms takes place in the Question 4 2 out of 2 points Since the hepatic portal vein empties into the liver, it is able to control the amount of _________ in the blood. Question 5 2 out of 2 points Out of the estimated total of 9 liters of material passing through the small intestine, how much of it is absorbed in the small intestine? Question 6 2 out of 2 points An ambulance is rushing a man to the emergency room with a knife wound. The man was stabbed in the upper-right side of his abdomen and has a large amount of internal bleeding. What vital organ has most likely been damaged by the knife wound? Question 7 2 out of 2 points What is NOT true about the human large intestine? Question 8 2 out of 2 points In humans, the surface area of the small intestine is Question 9
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2 out of 2 points Because of the hepatic portal vein, the _____ is the first organ to receive most of the products of digestion.
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