Nutrition in animals Worksheet-3

Nutrition in animals Worksheet-3


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. In amoeba, food is taken in from its surroundings by means of:

(A) Pseudopodium      

(B) Tentacles      

(C) Absorption of dissolved carbohydrates from the surroundings by cell membrane

(D) None of these


  1. _______ constantly changes its shape and position.

(A) Hydra                                          (B) Paramaecium

(C) Euglena                                       (D) Amoeba


  1. Heterotrophs get carbon for biosynthesis of carbohydrates:

(A) From the atmosphere by respiration

(B) By eating plants and plant products

(C) By absorbing carbon dioxide through their skin

(D) None of these


  1. Which of the following mineral is required for healthy teeth and bones?

(A) Iron                (B) Calcium          (C) Sodium          (D) Magnesium


  1. The longest part of the alimentary canal is:

(A) Oesophagus                               (B) Large intestine

(C) Small intestine                           (D) Stomach


  1. The salivary glands secrete:

(A) Amylase         (B) Pepsin            (C) Trypsin           (D) Bile juice


  1. Our stomach is located:

(A) On the right hand side of kidney

(B) On the left side of the liver

(C) On the right side of the liver

(D) On the sides of Kidney


  1. Partially digested food in ruminants is known as:   

(A) Chyme           (B) Cud                 (C) Chyle              (D) All of  these


  1. The function of mucous in stomach is to:

(A) Protect the lining of the stomach

(B) Provide medium for activity of enzymes

(C) Is required for secretion of hydrochloric acid

(D) None of these


  1. What makes our food easier to swallow?

(A) Tongue movements

(B) Saliva

(C) Saliva and Chewing

(D) Saliva, Chewing, tongue movements


Answer Key:

  1. (A)
  2. (D)
  3. (B)
  4. (B)
  5. (C)
  6. (A)
  7. (B)
  8. (B)
  9. (A)
  10. (D)