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Intestines (Grade 6)

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When the stomach has digested the food, where does the food move next?
  1. small intestine
  2. large intestine
  3. bladder
  4. kidneys
What is the main job of the large intestine?
  1. get rid of all the fats in your body
  2. help control the sugar level in your body
  3. break down food into chyme
  4. form the food waste into feces
The large intestine is also called the
  1. colon.
  2. esophagus.
  3. saliva.
  4. liver.
What THREE things are true about the small intestine? (Select all that apply.)
  1. Most of the chemical digestion occurs here.
  2. It is over 50 feet long.
  3. Proteins, carbohydrates, and fats are broken down here by enzymes and enter the bloodstream.
  4. Food is in the small intestine for only about 10 minutes.
  5. It is lined with villi, or little finger-like projections.
The villi are associated with the                                and function in                                .
  1. pancreas, release of hormones
  2. gall bladder, production of bile
  3. small intestine, absorption
  4. large intestine, excretion
Food the body cannot use is stored in the
  1. stomach.
  2. large intestine.
  3. mouth.
  4. small intestine.
The small intestine is about                 feet long.
  1. 50
  2. 20
  3. 10
  4. 1
In which organ is water absorbed?
  1. liver
  2. small intestine
  3. large intestine
  4. esophagus
The first approximately 10 inches of the small intestine is the
  1. epiglottis.
  2. epidermis.
  3. dendrite.
  4. duodenum.
The duodenum, jejunum, and ileum are components of the
  1. stomach.
  2. small intestine.
  3. large intestine.
  4. appendix.
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