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Digestive System
1. Choose the correct order for the digestive system.
a. mouth, stomach, esophagus, small intestines, large intestines
b. mouth, small intestines, large intestines, esophagus, stomach
c. mouth, esophagus, stomach, large intestine, small intestine
d. mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
2. Which part of the digestive system makes food mostly liquid?
a. stomach
b. esophagus
c. small intestine
d. large intestine
3. The small intestine is about feet long.
a. 50
b. 20
c. 10
d. 1
4. The first 10 inches of the small intestine is called the
a. epiglottis
b. epidermis
c. dendrite
d. duodenum
5. The wave-like movement that moves food through the digestive system is called
a. chyme
b. mechanical digestion
c. peristalsis
d. chemical digestion
6. What organ is responsible for producing the bile which breaks down fats into smaller particles that can be more
easily digested?
a. the lungs
b. the liver
c. the heart
d. the stomach
7. Two long tubes of muscle that lead from the stomach and help absorb food are the
and the .
8. Finger shaped structures in the small intestine through which food molecules enter the blood.
9. Approximatly how long is the large intestine?
10. Lower part of the large intestine where feces is stored.