SAT II Biology E : Excretory and Digestive Systems

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Biology E

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Excretory And Digestive Systems

Lipase and trypsin are secreted by what digestive organ?

Possible Answers:

Salivary glands

Small intestine

Pancreas

Large intestine

Stomach

Correct answer:

Pancreas

Explanation:

Lipase and trypsin are enzymes secreted by the pancreas into the duodenum of the small intestine. These enzymes aid in the digestion of food. Salivary glands produce amylase in order to begin digestion in the mouth and the stomach aids in digestion primarily via stomach acid

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