The digestive system in humans

1

What is the name of the enzyme that breaks down starch?

2

What substances are lipids broken down into?

3

Which chemical is used to test for protein?

4

What colour is the positive iodine test for starch?

5

What is the main function of the gall bladder?

6

Which part of the digestive system has the main function of absorbing digested food into the blood?

7

What is the name of the wave-like contractions that push food through the gut?

8

Why is Visking tubing a good model of the gut?

9

Which nutrient in the diet prevents the disease scurvy?

10

Eating which of these substances to excess can cause the disease type 2 diabetes?