Question 1

2 out of 2 points

 

The gag reflex is located on the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. uvula

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. uvula

Question 2

2 out of 2 points

 

The medical term for frequent, watery bowel movements is:

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. diarrhea

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. diarrhea

Question 3

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following is NOT a salivary gland?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. buccal

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. buccal

Question 4

2 out of 2 points

 

The crown of a tooth is covered by:

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. enamel

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. enamel

Question 5

2 out of 2 points

 

Cirrhosis is a general name for chronic disease of the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. liver

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. liver

Question 6

2 out of 2 points

 

Which abbreviation stands for a pathological condition?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. GERD

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. GERD

Question 7

2 out of 2 points

 

An abnormal tube-like passage is called a:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. fistula

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. fistula

Question 8

2 out of 2 points

 

The appendix is a small structure off the end of the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. cecum

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. cecum

Question 9

2 out of 2 points

 

Taste buds are located on the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. tongue

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. tongue

Question 10

2 out of 2 points

 

Emulsification breaks up ________ into smaller particles.

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. fat

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. fat

Question 11

2 out of 2 points

 

The stomach secretes:

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. hydrochloric acid

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. hydrochloric acid

Question 12

2 out of 2 points

 

The twisting of the colon on itself is called:

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. volvulus

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. volvulus

Question 13

2 out of 2 points

 

The section of the pharynx associated with the mouth is the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. oropharynx

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. oropharynx

Question 14

2 out of 2 points

 

Which procedure uses a nasogastric tube to wash out the stomach?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. lavage

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. lavage

Question 15

2 out of 2 points

 

Which abbreviation stands for a lab test?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. O&P

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. O&P

Question 16

2 out of 2 points

 

The partially digested liquid mixture in the stomach is called:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. chyme

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. chyme

Question 17

2 out of 2 points

 

Which surgical term means to surgically create a connection between two structures?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. anastomosis

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. anastomosis

Question 18

2 out of 2 points

 

The pancreas secretes:

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. both enzymes and buffers

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. both enzymes and buffers

Question 19

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  process of viewing colon?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. colonoscopy

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. colonoscopy

Question 20

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medication is used to treat nausea and vomiting?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. antiemetic

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. antiemetic

Question 21

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  surgical removal of stomach?

Selected Answer:

correctc. gastretomy

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. gastrectomy

Question 22

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  removal of gallbladder?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. cholecystectomy

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. cholecystectomy

Question 23

2 out of 2 points

 

A diaphragmatocele is also called a(n):

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. hiatal hernia

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. hiatal hernia

Question 24

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medication is used to treat obesity?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. anorexiant

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. anorexiant

Question 25

2 out of 2 points

 

The function of the gallbladder is to store:

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. bile

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. bile

Question 26

2 out of 2 points

 

Food leaving the small intestine first enters the ________ of the colon.

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. cecum

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. cecum

Question 27

2 out of 2 points

 

Which abbreviation stands for  nothing by mouth?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. NPO

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. NPO

Question 28

2 out of 2 points

 

The yellow cast to the skin that indicates liver disease is called:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. jaundice

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. jaundice

Question 29

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  pertaining to the third section of the small intestines?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. ileal

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. ileal

Question 30

2 out of 2 points

 

An elevated alanine transaminase level indicates ________ disease.

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. liver

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. liver

Question 31

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  inflammation of appendix?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. appendicitis

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. appendicitis

Question 32

2 out of 2 points

 

Saliva contains digestive enzymes to begin digesting:

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. carbohydrates

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. carbohydrates

Question 33

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following procedures provides the patient with intravenous nutrition?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. total parenteral nutrition

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. total parenteral nutrition

Question 34

2 out of 2 points

 

Peptic ulcer disease occurs in the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. both stomach and duodenum

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. both stomach and duodenum

Question 35

2 out of 2 points

 

Which X-ray would be used to visualize the gallbladder?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. IV cholecystography

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. IV cholecystography

Question 36

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following is NOT a grinding tooth?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. cuspids

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. cuspids

Question 37

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  slow digestion?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. bradypepsia

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. bradypepsia

Question 38

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following surgical procedures would treat stones in the digestive system?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. choledocholithotripsy

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. choledocholithotripsy

Question 39

2 out of 2 points

 

Which is an accessory organ of the digestive system?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. all of these

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. all of these

Question 40

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  excessive eating?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. polyphagia

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. polyphagia

Question 41

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  stomach pain?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. gastralgia

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. gastralgia

Question 42

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medical term means  drooping of the rectum and anus?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. proctoptosis

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. proctoptosis

Question 43

2 out of 2 points

 

Which is NOT a function of the digestive system?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. distribute nutrients

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. distribute nutrients

Question 44

2 out of 2 points

 

Food exits the stomach by passing through the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. pyloric sphincter

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. pyloric sphincter

Question 45

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following terms is NOT associated with the digestive system?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. tracheal

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. tracheal

Question 46

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following endoscopic exams would be used to view inside a section of the colon?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. sigmoidoscopy

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. sigmoidoscopy

Question 47

2 out of 2 points

 

The epiglottis shunts food into the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. esophagus

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. esophagus

Question 48

2 out of 2 points

 

The correct order of the three sections of the small intestine is:

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. duodenum, jejunum, ileum

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. duodenum, jejunum, ileum

Question 49

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medication is used to treat constipation?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. laxative

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. laxative

Question 50

2 out of 2 points

 

An outpouching off the gut is called a(n):

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. diverticulum

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. diverticulum

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