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Digestion 01
Teeth break up food into smaller pieces.

Digestion 01

A fascinating way to revise about what happens when you chew food. What is the purpose of glucose?

Aged between 11 and 14? This quiz is especially for you.

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1.
Which of the following organs is not part of the digestive system?
Gut
Large intestine
Lungs
Small intestine
The lungs are part of the respiratory system
2.
At which range of temperatures do enzymes work best?
20-30°C
30-40°C
40-50°C
60-70°C
Normal body temperature is 37°C
3.
Starch is broken down into .......
amino acids
fatty acids
glucose
glycerol
Glucose is a small molecule which is used by cells to release energy
4.
Which of the following is NOT a type of tooth?
Canine
Feline
Incisor
Molar
Teeth break up food into smaller pieces
5.
Which of the following is NOT an enzyme?
Bile
Carbohydrase
Lipase
Protease
Enzymes break down large molecules
6.
Which of the following organs is not part of the digestive system?
Heart
Liver
Pancreas
Stomach
The heart is part of the circulatory system
7.
Lipase breaks down .......
fat
fibre
protein
starch
They are broken down into fatty acids and glycerol
8.
Protein is broken down into .......
amino acids
fatty acids
glucose
glycerol
These are required to make new cells for your body
9.
Saliva is mixed with the food. It contains .......
acid
amylase
lipase
protease
Amylase starts the digestion of starch
10.
Protease breaks down .......
fat
fibre
protein
starch
The names of enzymes usually ends in -ase
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - Nutrition, digestion and excretion

Author:  Sue Davison

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