NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved


If pancreas is removed, the compound which remains undigested is 

(a) carbohydrates

(b) fats

(c) proteins

(d) All of these

Audio Explanation:


(d) Pancreas secretes pancreatic juice which contain enzymes that acts on proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Enzymes of pancreatic juice are

(a) Pancreatic amylase which acts on starch and glycogen (polysaccharides).

(b) Trypsin, chymotrypsin and carboxypeptidases, which act on proteins and lipase which acts on triglycerides and converts it into fatty acids and glycerol.

If pancreas is removed from the body, the digestion of all these would not occur.

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