NCERT solutions for Class 11 Biology Textbook chapter 16 - Digestion and Absorption [Latest edition]


Chapter 16: Digestion and Absorption

[Page 267]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Biology Textbook Chapter 16 Digestion and Absorption [Page 267]

Q 1.1 | Page 267

Choose the correct answer among the following:

Gastric juice contains

 (i) pepsin, lipase and rennin

 (ii) trypsin lipase and rennin

 (iii) trypsin, pepsin and lipase

 (iv) trypsin, pepsin and renin

Q 1.2 | Page 267

Choose the correct answer among the following:

Succus entericus is the name given to

(i) a junction between ileum and large intestine

(ii) intestinal juice

(iii) swelling in the gut

(iv) appendix

Q 2 | Page 267

Match column I with column II

  Column I   Column II
a Bilirubin and biliverdin 1 Parotid
b Hydrolysis of starch 2 Bile
c Digestion of fat 3 Lipases
d Salivary gland 4 Amylases
Q 3 | Page 267

State the role of pancreatic juice in digestion of proteins.

Q 3.1 | Page 267

Answer briefly: 

Why are villi present in the intestine and not in the stomach?

Q 3.4 | Page 267

How does pepsinogen change into its active form?

Q 5 | Page 267

Describe the process of digestion of protein in stomach.

Q 6 | Page 267

Given the dental formula of human beings

Q 7 | Page 267

Bile juice contains no digestive enzymes, yet it is important for digestion. Why?

Q 8 | Page 267

Describe the digestive role of chymotrypsin. What two other digestive enzymes of the same category are secreted by its source gland?

Q 9 | Page 267

How are polysaccharides and disaccharides digested?

Q 10 | Page 267

What would happen if HCl were not secreted in the stomach?

Q 11 | Page 267

How does butter in your food gets digested and absorbed in the body?

Q 12 | Page 267

Discuss the main steps in the digestion of proteins as the food passes through different parts of the alimentary canal.

Q 13 | Page 267

Explain the term thecodont and diphyodont.

Q 14 | Page 267

Name different types of teeth and their number in an adult human.

Q 15 | Page 267

What are the functions of liver?


Chapter 16: Digestion and Absorption

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Biology Textbook chapter 16 - Digestion and Absorption

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Concepts covered in Class 11 Biology Textbook chapter 16 Digestion and Absorption are Alimentary Canal, Role of Digestive Enzymes and Gastrointestinal Hormones, Peristalsis, Digestion, Absorption and Assimilation of Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats, Calorific Values of Proteins, Calorific Values of Carbohydrates, Calorific Values of Fats, Egestion, Disorders of Digestive System, Digestive Glands, Digestion of Food, Absorption of Digested Products, Digestion and Absorption Introduction, Digestion and Absorption Questions.

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