Biochem Carbohydrates

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Biochem Carbohydrates

Biochem quiz. 10 questions on carbohydrates


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      They are isomers

    • B. 

      They are epimers

    • C. 

      They are ketoses

    • D. 

      No relationship exists

  • 2. 
    What is used to identify reducing sugars and in the past was used to test for diabetes mellitus?
    • A. 

      Benedict's test

    • B. 

      N-glycosylation

    • C. 

      O-glycosylation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Chitin

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 4. 
    What best describes amylose?
    • A. 

      Unbranched linear polymer with alpha 1-4 glycosidic linkages

    • B. 

      Unbranched linear polymer with beta 1-4 glycosidic linkages

    • C. 

      Highly branched, branched sites contain alpha 1-6 glycosidic linkages

    • D. 

      Highly branched, branched sites contain beta 1-6 glycosidic linkages

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Unbranched linear polymer with alpha 1-4 glycosidic linkages

    • B. 

      Unbranched linear polymer with beta 1-4 glycosidic linkages

    • C. 

      Highly branched, branched sites contain alpha 1-6 glycosidic linkages

    • D. 

      Highly branched, branched sites contain beta 1-6 glycosidic linkages

  • 6. 
    What is the storage form of carbohydrate in animals?
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Chitin

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 7. 
    Where is glycogen stored?
    • A. 

      In the kidney and liver

    • B. 

      In the stomach and kidney

    • C. 

      In the muscle and liver

    • D. 

      In the muscle and stomach

  • 8. 
    What is the major constituent of plant cell wall?
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Chitin

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 9. 
    What forms the exoskeleton of anthropods?
    • A. 

      Agarose

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Chitin

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 10. 
    What is used in the laboratory for DNA electrophoresis?
    • A. 

      Agarose

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Chitin

    • D. 

      Glycogen