The questions below were obtained from a May 2012& 2016 past paper
Name TWO parts of the human digestive system where amylase found
Explain why the digestion of starch stops when food reaches the stomach
Name an enzyme which works best in the stomach
Amylase is also found in plants. Suggests THREE plant structure in which amylase may be found
How is starch produced in leaves converted to a substance which can be transported to other parts of the plant?
Give ONE benefit of the storage of starch in plants
Before food can be chemically digested by enzymes, it must first be mechanically broken down in the alimentary canal.
Name TWO parts of the alimentary canal that are responsible for the mechanical digestion of food.
Give TWO reasons why mechanical digestion of food is important
Explain the significance of chemical digestion
Define EACH of the following terms: