EXERCISES, LESSON 1
INSTRUCTIONS: The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered
response that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or
by writing the answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
The human digestive system is best defined as:
a. A group of organs intended to provide energy to the body.
b. A group of organs designed to take in, process, and digest foods and
eliminate unused materials of food items.
A group of organs involved in the absorption of foods.
d. A group of organs which convert food into simpler substances which can be
used by the body.
Which of the organs below is/are in the human digestive system?
Select the function(s) of the stomach.
a. The digestion of food.
b. The initiation of food digestion.
The salvaging of water and electrolytes from the food.