MCQs on Gastrointestinal system, Hepatobiliary system and Metabolism

# In jaundice, there is an unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia which is most likely due to :
A. Hepatitis
B. Cirrhosis
C. Obstruction of bile canaliculi
D. Increased breakdown of red cells

# Bilirubin is conjugated with which of the following ?
A. Glycine
B. Glutamine
C. Acetyl CoA
D. Glucuronic acid

# Which of the following body secretion is maximum ?
A. Salivary
B. Gastric
C. Sweat
D. Lacrimal

# Histamine simulates the secretion of :
A. Gastrin by stomach
B. Pancreatic enzymes
C. HCl by stomach
D. Amylase by salivary gland

# Bile acids are derived from :
A. Bile salts
B. Bile pigments
C. A and B
D. Cholesterol
# The most important function of hydrochloric acid in the stomach is :
A. Destruction of bacteria
B. Neutralisation of chyme
C. Activation of pepsinogen
D. Stimulation of pancreatic secretion

# Pancreas produce :
A. Pepsinogen
B. Chymotrypsinogen
C. Hydrochloric acid
D. All of the above

# Production of bile takes place in :
A. The gall bladder
B. Kupffer cells
C. Hepatic duct
D. Hepatocytes

# Intrinsic factor which helps in absorption of vit B12 is produced by :
A. Parietal cells of stomach
B. Chief cells of stomach
C. Beta cells of pancreas
D. Goblet cells

# Pharyngeal phase of deglutition :
A. Is a reflex mechanism
B. Vocal cords are closed
C. Is a voluntary mechanism
D. A and B

# Nutrients are mainly absorbed in :
A. Small intestine
B. Large intestine
C. Liver
D. Stomach