Biochemistry - Qp4

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Biochemistry Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Plants are the basic providers, are they have the unique ability to convert the small molecules of carbon dioxide, water and nitrogen into very large molecules such as proteins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    From the digestive system, the raw materials such as _______ have to get into the body’s transport system – the bloodstream – which will carry them to wherever they are needed.
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Glucose

  • 3. 
    Cells covering surfaces and lining tubes are termed epithelial cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When the blood sugar level is high, insulin production is stimulated and more of the gates open, so that glucose is taken up, restoring the normal blood sugar level, and this does not apply to most types of tissue, but to the brain.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Glucose is the main source of _______ for many of our tissues, and muscles and the liver store glucose as glycogen for emergency use. 
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Health

    • C. 

      Supply

  • 6. 
    Patients can feel hypoglycaemic even when blood glucose is normal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Insulin dependent diabetics who test blood, soon realise that their glucose level may ______ considerably throughout the day and may become alarmed by occasional high readings unless these are carefully explained.
    • A. 

      Swing

    • B. 

      Constant

    • C. 

      Change