General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers on Biology
About The Digestive Organs and Digestion.
Question- How will wise children treat tobacco?
Answer- Let it alone. They will not chew, snuff, or smoke the vile weed.
Question- Is alcohol food or poison?
Answer- Yes, It is poison.
Question- How do we know it is not food?
Answer- Because it cannot be changed into blood.
Question- How has this been proved?
Answer- Alcohol has been found in the brain, and other parts of drunkards, with the same smell and the same power to burn easily which it had when it was taken into the mouth.
Question- How do you know it is a poison?
Answer- Because it does harm to every part of the body, beginning in the stomach.
Question- What harm does alcohol do in the stomach?
Answer- It hinders the stomach from doing its work; it burns the coats of the stomach; it destroys the gastric juice; it hardens the food, so that it cannot be dissolved by the gastric juice.
Question- What does the stomach do with alcohol?
Answer- Drives it out as soon as possible.
Question- What happens to the food after it is chewed?
Answer- It is rolled by my tongue into the oesophagus or food-pipe.
Question- Where is the oesophagus or food-pipe?
Answer- It passes from the mouth down the left side of the spine.
Question- What is the stomach?
Answer- A fleshy bag which receives and changes the food we eat.
Question- Where is the stomach?
Answer- In the front part of the chest, below the heart and lungs.
Question- Describe the middle coat of the stomach.
Answer- The middle coat is composed of fleshy fibres, which have the power of making themselves long or short.”
Question- Of what use is the inner coat of the stomach?
Answer- It prepares a slimy substance and a fluid.
Question- Where is the food changed after it is taken into the mouth?
Answer- First it is changed in the mouth; second, it is changed in the stomach; third, it is changed after leaving the stomach; fourth, it is changed in the lungs.
Question- By what is it changed in the mouth?
Answer- By the action of the teeth and the saliva.
Question- By what is it changed in the stomach?
Answer- By the action of the stomach and a kind of fluid called gastric juice.
Question- By what is it changed after leaving the stomach?
Answer- By the action of the bile and the pancreatic juice.
Question- Into what is it changed in the mouth?
Answer- Into pulp.
Question- Where does the stomach send it?
Answer- Into the liver.
Question- Where does the liver send it?
Answer- To the heart; and the heart sends it to the lungs.
Question- What do the lungs do with the alcohol?
Answer- They drive it out as soon as they can.
Question- Where do the lungs send some of it?
Answer-Through the nose and mouth, into the air.
Question- What harm does the alcohol do in the breath?
Answer- It poisons the air; it tells that some kind of alcoholic liquor has been taken into the stomach.
Question- From what you have learned about alcohol, what do you think is the only safe rule to obey concerning cider, beer, wine, and all alcoholic liquors?
Answer- I must not drink them, if I wish to have a strong and healthy stomach.