Check sibling questions

Mark ‘T’ if the statement is true and ‘F’ if it is false:

  1. Digestion of starch starts in the stomach. (T/F)
  2. The tongue helps in mixing food with saliva. (T/F)
  3. The gall bladder temporarily stores bile. (T/F)
  4. The ruminants bring back swallowed grass into their mouth and chew it for some time. (T/F)

 

Answer:

  (a)  

Food is taken into the body through the mouth. Digestion starts as soon as we put the food in our mouth .

So, the statement is False .

(b)

Tongue helps in mixing saliva with the food. 

So, the statement is True

(c) 

The liver secretes a liquid juice called bile into the small intestine. It is stored in the Gall Bladder .

So, the statement is True .

(d) 

  • Cows and Buffaloes quickly swallow their leafy food and store it in their Rumen .
  • The food gets partially digested in the rumen and is called Cud .
  • After sometimes, when the cow is resting the cud from rumen is brought back to the mouth of the cow in small amounts.
  • Cow now chews the cud thoroughly.

So, the statement is True .

 

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