Digestion and Absorption
Previous Years Questions

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

Succus entericus is referred to as :
Sphincter of oddi is present at :
Identify the correct statement with reference to human digestive system.
The enzyme enterokinase helps in conversion of
Goblet cells of alimentary canal are modified from
It takes very long time for pineapple plants to produce flowers. Which combination of hormones can be applied to artificially induce flowering in pine...
Identify the cells whose secretion protects the lining of gastro-intestinal tract from various enzymes.
Match the following structures with their respective location in organs : .tg {border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0;} .tg td{border-color:black...
Which of the following terms describe human dentition?
Which of the following gastric cells indirectly help in erythropoiesis?
Which cells of 'Crypts of Lieberkuhn' secrete antibacterial lysozyme?
Which of the following options best represents the enzyme composition of pancreatic juice?
A baby boy aged two years is admitted to play school and passes through a dental check-up. The dentist observed that the boy had twenty teeth. Which t...
Which hormones do stimulate the production of pancreatic juice and bicarbonate?
In the stomach, gastric acid is secreted by the
Which of the following guards the opening of hepatopanjcreatic duct into the duodenum?
The enzyme that is not present in succus entericus is
The primary dentition in human differs from permanent dentition in not having one of the following type of teeth.
Gastric juice of infants contains
Which of the following statements is not correct?
Fructose is absorbed into the blood through mucosa cells of intesine by the process called
The initial step in the digestion of milk in humans is carried out by
A healthy person eats the following diet-5 gm raw sugar, 4 gm albumin, 10 gm pure buffalo ghee adultrated with 2 gm vegetable ghee (hydrogenated veget...
Which enzymes are likely to act on the backed potatoes eaten by a man, starting from the mouth and as it moves down the alimentary canal?
Select the correct match of the digested products in humans given in column $${\rm I}$$ with their absorption site and mechanism in column $${\rm I}$$...
For its activity, carboxypeptidase requires
Where do certain symbiotic microorganisms normally occur in human body?
Anxiety and eating spicy food together in an otherwise normal human, may lead to
One of the constituents of the pancreatic juice which is poured into the duodenum in humans is
Which one of the following correctly represents the normal adult human dental formula?
Two friends are eating together on a dining table. One of them suddenly starts coughing while swallowing some food. This coughing would have been due ...
The purplish red pigment rhodopsin contained in the rods type of photoreceptor cells of the human eye, is a derivative of
Which one of the following enzymes carries out the initial step in the digestion of milk in humans?
If for some reason the parietal cells of the gut epithelium become partially non-functional, what is likely to happen?
Jaundice is a disorder of
Carrier ions like Na+ facilitate the absorption of substances like
If for some reason our goblet cells are nonfunctional, this will adversely affect.
When breast feeding is replaced by less nutritive food low in proteins and calories; the infants below the age of one year are likely to suffer from
A young infant may be feeding entirely on mother's milk which is white in colour but the stools which the infant passes out is quite yellowish. what i...
Which one of the following statements is true regarding digestion and absorption of food in humans?
Which one of the following pairs of food components in humans reaches the stomach totally undigested?
Which one of the following is the correct matching of the site of action on the given substrate, the enzyme acting upon it and the end product?
What will happen if the secretion of parietal cells of gastric glands is blocked with an inhibitor?
Which one of the following is a fat-soluble vitamin and its related deficiency diseade?
Examination of blood of a person suspected of having anaemia shows large, immature, nucleated erythrocytes without haemoglobin. Supplementing his diet...
Secretin and cholecystokinin are digestive hormones. They are secreted in
Epithelial cells of the intestine involved in food absorption have on their surface
A patient is generally advised to specially consume more meat, lentils, milk and eggs in diet only when he suffers from
Which group of three of the following five statements (1 - 5) contain all three correct statements regarding beri-beri? 1.  A crippling dise...
The richest sources of vitamin B12 are
Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
Duodenum has characteristics Brunner's gland which secrete two hormones called
During prolonged fastings, in what sequence are the following organic compounds used up by the body?
Stool of a person is which grey coloured due to malfunction of which of the following organ?
Hydrolytic enzymes which act on low pH called as
Continuous bleeding from an injured part of body is due to deficiency of
Which one of the followinf is correctly matched?
Essential amino acid is
Which food should be eaten during deficiency of rhodopsin in eyes?
A person who is eating boiled potato, his food contains the component
In mammals milk is digested by the action of

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Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
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