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The Digestive and Circulatory Systems Revision Quiz For Kids 4 through 12

The Digestive and Circulatory Systems
HEALTH EDUCATION

The Digestive and Circulatory Systems Revision Quiz For Kids 4 through 12

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
  1. The system that breaks down food into smaller particles or soluble particles is called________________  Digestive System 
  2. Organs of the digestive system include __________the mouth, pharynx (throat), esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.
  3. Digestion also involves other parts of the body which make digestive juices and enzymes that help the body digest food and liquids. They are ______   the salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
  4. Digestion takes place in three main stages as follows  _____ in the Mouth, stomach, and small intestines. 
  5. Food is broken down by both physical and chemical means. The physical breakdown of food begins in the ____________  Mouth. 
  6. Where does absorption of food into the bloodstream take place? ___ In the small intestines
  7. Digestion of food starts in the mouth and ends in the _____________  small intestines.
  8. _____ is the liquid in the mouth that helps in the digestion of starch? Saliva.
  9. Saliva contains digestive chemicals called ____ Enzymes
  10. In the mouth, the enzymes in the saliva break down starch into __________  sugar
  11. When food is swallowed it passes through the _____ into the stomach. The gullet is also called the esophagus. 
  12. The stomach produces _____ which is used in the breaking down or digestion of proteins into chemical liquids which can be absorbed into the body.  Gastric juice
  13. Digested food in the stomach becomes liquid and passes into the ________ Small Intestines.
  14. In the small intestines proteins, fats and vitamins are broken down into chemical liquids which are absorbed into the bloodstream through the walls of the ______  Small Intestines.
  15. While digested food is absorbed in the small intestines, the undigested food also known as roughage moves into the ___ large intestines.
  16. About 90% of the water we drink is absorbed in the small intestines with food nutrients while the remaining part is absorbed in the __________ large intestines
  17. The large intestine absorbs water and changes the waste from liquid into  ____  stool also called faeces.
  18. Finally, from the large intestines, semi-solid waste called faeces is sent out through the ______ anus

The Digestive and Circulatory Systems Revision Quiz For Kids 4 through 12

THE  CIRCULATORY OR BLOOD SYSTEM
  1. The system that carries blood around the body is called the _____________   Blood system or circulatory system.
  2. Where in the body is our blood made pure?    In the lungs
  3. The organ that carries oxygenated blood and food to all parts of the body is called. The arteries
  4. The organ carries waste products and carbon dioxide to where they can be sent out is called. The veins
  5. The smallest blood vessels that carry food to and from the cells to the Arteries and veins are called. The capillaries.
  6. The engine is to the car as the _______ is to the body.  The heart
  7. The _______ pumps blood to all parts of the body. The heart
  8. Impure blood from the body enters the heart through the ___ Vena Cava
  9. Impure blood is sent to the heart through the ______ Pulmonary Artery
  10. Pure blood from the lungs returns to the heart through the ___ Pulmonary Vein
  11. What fights germs in the body that cause sicknesses? The white blood cells.
  12. Which blood cells carry food and oxygen to all parts of the body. The Red blood cells
  13. A liquid that carries waste products like carbon dioxide and other liquids to where they are excreted is called ________ Plasma 
  14. Very small particles which help the blood to clot when we have a cut are called _________ Platelets
  15. Some functions of blood in the body are _________
    1. Blood regulates the body’s _______ temperature.
    2. Blood carries ___________ and _________ to all parts of the body.  Oxygen and nutrients.
    3. Blood carries __________ from where they are produced to where they are excreted or sent out. Waste products
    4. Blood clots and reduces bleeding when we have a ____ cut.
  16. There are two kinds of blood cells namely: _________ red and white blood cells.
  17. Which blood cells fight diseases in the body?  The white blood cells.
  18. When white blood cells increase abnormally, the person is said to be suffering from ________  Leukemia.
  19. One function of blood in the body is that it carries __________ to all parts of the body.  Food nutrients.
  20. The liquid part of blood is called ______________ blood plasma while the reddish part of blood is called _________ red blood cells.
  21. The most important of all parts of the body is the _________ the heart.

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