Amino Acids Quiz

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Amino Acid Quizzes & Trivia

They sound kind of frightening when you don’t know what they are, but this amino acids quiz will help you understand that amino acids are simply the building blocks of proteins, compounds that play a multitude of roles within the human body. What can you tell us about them? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Amino acids are necessary for our survival.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The human body does not produce any amino acids on our own.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    There are two different categories of amino acids that are required in our bodies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Amino acids are the building blocks of protein in plants and animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Amino acids are found in products such as skin care products and are supposed to have antioxidant properties and wound-healing abilities. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There is no limit on how many amino acids that should be consumed since they are so important. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Meat, fish, poultry, and eggs all contain "essential amino acids."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Humans and animals are the only things that contain amino acids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Your brain relies on amino acids to send signals to the rest of your body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Amino acids only affect our muscles including our brain. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Amino acids can be found and used in cosmetics, vitamins, supplements, and shampoos.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Most plants are able to supply just as many amino acids as meat, poultry, eggs, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False