Digestive System Questions

Digestive System Questions - Digestive System 1) Each of...

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Digestive System 1) Each of the following organs is a component of the digestive tract, except the A) Pharynx. B) Stomach. C) Spleen. D) Esophagus. E) Colon. 2) Which of the following is an accessory organ of digestion? A) stomach B) colon C) esophagus D) pancreas E) spleen 3) Which of the following is not a digestive function? A) mechanical processing B) absorption C) filtration D) ingestion E) compaction 4) The lamina propria and mucous epithelium are components of the A) Muscularis mucosa. B) Serosa. C) Mucosa. D) Adventitia. E) Submucosa. 5) The myenteric plexus is A) A layer of longitudinal smooth muscle. B) The mucus-secreting layer of the digestive tract. C) A network of neurons. D) Primarily composed of connective tissue. E) A layer of circular smooth muscle. 6) Contraction of the ________ alters the shape of the intestinal lumen and moves epithelial pleats and folds. A) mucosa B) submucosal plexus C) muscularis mucosa D) adventitia E) submucosa 7) The ________ are double sheets of peritoneal membrane that hold some of the visceral organs in their proper position. A) lamina propria B) mesenteries C) adventitia D) serosa E) fibrosa
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8) Sensory nerve cells, parasympathetic ganglia, and sympathetic postganglionic fibers can be found in the A) Adventitia. B) Serosa. C) Mucosa. D) Submucosal plexus. E) Lamina propria. 9) Sandwiched between the layer of circular and longitudinal muscle in the muscularis externa is the A) Submucosal plexus. B) Mucosa. C) Muscularis mucosa. D) Submucosa. E) Myenteric plexus. 10) Large blood vessels and lymphatics are found in the A) Mucosa. B) Submucosa. C) Serosa. D) Adventitia. E) Muscularis. 11) The layer of loose connective tissue beneath the digestive epithelium is the A) Submucosal plexus. B) Myenteric plexus. C) Submucosa. D) Muscularis mucosae. E) Lamina propria. 12) A stratified squamous epithelial lining can be found in all of the following, except in the A) Stomach. B) Oral cavity. C) Esophagus. D) Oropharynx. E) Rectum. 13) A modification of the digestive epithelium that allows expansion of the organ is the presence of A) Large amounts of skeletal muscle. B) Mucous glands. C) Ciliated columnar cells. D) Flat surfaces. E) Folds or pleats. 14) In visceral smooth muscle, A) When one muscle cell contracts, the contraction spreads as a wave through the whole tissue. B) Contraction can only be stimulated by neurotransmitters. C) The cells are linearly arranged as long fibers. D) Adjacent cells are connected by synapses.
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E) The cells are interconnected through intercalated disks. 15) Waves of muscular contractions that propel the contents of the digestive tract from one point to another are called A) Segmentation. B) Churning movements. C) Peristalsis.
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course BIO 233 taught by Professor Salti during the Spring '11 term at Portland CC.

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