01digestioncanbebestdescribedas

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Unformatted text preview: ken. 01. Digestion can be best described as; A) breaking down into molecules small for absorption. B) churning of food in the stomach and intestine. C) absorption of nutrients suspend in water. D) conversion of glycogen to glucose. 02. In digestion, polysaccharides are broken down into; A) fatty acids B) monosaccharides C) glycerols D) amino acids 03. Digestion begins in the; A) tongue B) oral cavity C) esophagus D) stomach 04. The digestion of carbohydrates begins in the mouth. What is the name given to the starch‐digesting enzyme secreted by salivary glands? A) bile salts B) lipase C) pepsin D) amylase 05. In digestive system, most absorption occurs in; A) stomach B) pancreas C) small intestine D) large intestine 06. Rate of energy consumption by the body is called; A) metabolism B) digestion C) metabolic rate D) glycolysis 07. When you exhale, you; A) exchange CO2 for O2 B) take up oxygen and release carbon dioxide to the blood C) take up carbon dioxide and release oxygen D) remove CO2 from the body 08. Which of the following is a function of the nasal cavities in humans? A) secreting enzymes for digestion B) warming inhaled air C) secreting excess...
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