MULTIPLE CHOICE QUIZ


1. Lipids are also known as:
    A) carbohydrates
    B) nucleic acids
    C) proteins
    D) fats


2. The enzyme found in saliva that breaks down starch is called:

    A) amylase
    B) pepsin
    C) trypsin
    D) lipase


3. Which one of the following is NOT a salivary gland in the human?

    A) parotid
    B) suborbital
    C) submaxillary
    D) sublingual


4. A cat is a carnivore and has large, piercing _______. The molars and premolars are also quite ________.

    A) incisors, flat
    B) incisors, sharp
    C) canines, flat
    D) canines, sharp


5. The small intestine uses _________ to absorb nutrients.

    A) villi
    B) rugae
    C) papillae
    D) none of the above


6. The taste buds are located along the sides of the __________ on the tongue.

    A) villi
    B) rugae
    C) papillae
    D) none of the above


7. The small intestine has 3 regions. The first region is called the:

    A) duodenum
    B) ileum
    C) jejunum
    D) colon


8. Solid waste is stored in the _____ until it is released from the body.

    A) anus
    B) rectum
    C) ileum
    D) duodenum


9. The ______ connects the pharynx to the stomach.

    A) esophagus
    B) nasal cavity
    C) ileum
    D) sigmoid colon


10. Bile is produced in the ________ and stored in the ___________.

    A) stomach; liver
    B) intestine; stomach
    C) liver; gall bladder
    D) gall bladder; colon