What Do You Know About Metabolism? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What Do You Know About Metabolism? Trivia Questions Quiz

What Do You Know About Metabolism? There are a lot of chemical reactions that occur within a living thing and by studying metabolism, we get to learn how the processes take place. Metabolism can either be in the Catabolism or Anabolism category. Do take up this quiz and get to see if you understand them all. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is metabolism?
    • A. 

      All of the chemical reactions in an organism

    • B. 

      Polymer to monomer reactions that release ATP and break down

    • C. 

      Monomer to polymer reactions that require ATP and build up

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What is catabolism?
    • A. 

      All of the chemical reactions in an organism

    • B. 

      Polymer to monomer reactions that release ATP and break down

    • C. 

      Monomer to polymer reactions that require ATP and build up

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is anabolism?
    • A. 

      All of the chemical reactions in an organism

    • B. 

      Polymer to monomer reactions that release ATP and break down

    • C. 

      Monomer to polymer reactions that require ATP and build up

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is adenosine made of?
    • A. 

      Adenine and phosphate

    • B. 

      Adenine and pentose

    • C. 

      Adenine and deoxyribose

    • D. 

      Adenine and ribose

  • 5. 
    How many high energy bonds does ATP have?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 6. 
    How many high energy bonds does ADP have?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 7. 
    How many high energy bonds does AMP have?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 8. 
    Are enzymes proteins?
    • A. 

      All of them are, and all proteins are enzymes

    • B. 

      All of them are, but not all proteins are enzymes

    • C. 

      Some of them are, but not all proteins are enzymes

    • D. 

      None of them are

  • 9. 
    What do enzymes do?
    • A. 

      Slow down chemical reaction

    • B. 

      Speed up chemical reaction

    • C. 

      Create chemical reactions

    • D. 

      Totally destroy chemical reactions

  • 10. 
    What is the substrate?
    • A. 

      What enzyme reacts on

    • B. 

      The products

    • C. 

      The enzyme itself

    • D. 

      The reactant(s)

    • E. 

      A and D

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the part of enzyme where the substrate is given an induced (tight) fit?
    • A. 

      Activation site

    • B. 

      Reactant site

    • C. 

      Substrate site

    • D. 

      Active site

  • 12. 
    How do enzymes speed up chemical reactions?
    • A. 

      Increase activation energy

    • B. 

      Lower activation energy

    • C. 

      We're not entirely sure

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 13. 
    What happens if you denature an enzyme?
    • A. 

      Changes shape of active site, but still works just as good

    • B. 

      Change shape of active site, continues to work but not as good

    • C. 

      Change shape of active site, no longer works

    • D. 

      Nothing, it is not affected

  • 14. 
    What is an enzyme inhibitor?
    • A. 

      Something that speeds up the enzyme

    • B. 

      Something that slows down the enzyme

    • C. 

      Something that totally stops the enzyme

    • D. 

      Something that denatures the enzyme

  • 15. 
    What is a competitive inhibitor?
    • A. 

      An inhibitor that moves into active site of enzyme

    • B. 

      An inhibitor that moves into non-active site and changes conformation of protein

    • C. 

      Neither of these

    • D. 

      This is not the answer

  • 16. 
    How do you overcome the inhibitor?
    • A. 

      Decrease concentration of enzyme

    • B. 

      Increase concentration of enzyme

    • C. 

      Decrease concentration of inhibitor

    • D. 

      Increase concentration of substrate

  • 17. 
    What is non-competitive inhibitor?
    • A. 

      An inhibitor that moves into active site of enzyme

    • B. 

      An inhibitor that moves into non-active site and changes conformation of protein

    • C. 

      A poison

    • D. 

      None of these

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 18. 
    What are allosteric enzymes?
    • A. 

      Enzymes that are easily denatured

    • B. 

      Enzymes that are unable to be denatured

    • C. 

      Enzymes that change shape to toggle between active and inactive

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    How do allosteric enzymes become active?
    • A. 

      Activator attaches

    • B. 

      Inhibitor attaches

    • C. 

      Substrate attaches

    • D. 

      Nothing attaches

  • 20. 
    How do allosteric enzymes become inactive?
    • A. 

      Activator attaches

    • B. 

      Inhibitor attaches

    • C. 

      Substrate attaches

    • D. 

      Nothing attaches