Biology Chapter 3 Test Part 1

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an organic molecule?
    • A. 

      CO

    • B. 

      O2

    • C. 

      H2O

    • D. 

      All of these are correct.

    • E. 

      C6H12O6

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not a characteristic of carbon?
    • A. 

      Forms four covalent bonds

    • B. 

      Bonds with other carbon atoms

    • C. 

      Is sometimes ionic

    • D. 

      Can form long chains

    • E. 

      Sometimes shares two pairs of electrons with another atom

  • 3. 
    Organic molecules containing carboxyl groups are
    • A. 

      Nonpolar.

    • B. 

      Basic.

    • C. 

      Acidic.

    • D. 

      All of these are correct

  • 4. 
    . Monomers are attached together to create polymers when a hydroxyl group and a hydrogen atom are ____________ in a ____________ reaction.
    • A. 

      Added, dehydration

    • B. 

      Added, hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Removed, dehydration

  • 5. 
    Glycerol subunit is
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Lipid

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid

  • 6. 
    Glycogen subunit is
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Lipid

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid

  • 7. 
    Nucleotide subunit is
    • A. 

      Nucleic acid

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Lipid

    • D. 

      Carbohydrate

  • 8. 
    Amino acid  subunit is
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Lipid

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a disaccharide?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Fructose

    • C. 

      Ribose

    • D. 

      Maltose

  • 10. 
    Plants store glucose as
    • A. 

      Maltose.

    • B. 

      Starch.

    • C. 

      Glycogen.

    • D. 

      None of these are correct.

  • 11. 
    Which of these makes cellulose nondigestible in humans?
    • A. 

      A polymer of glucose subunits

    • B. 

      A fibrous protein

    • C. 

      The linkage between the glucose molecules

    • D. 

      The peptide linkage between the amino acid molecules e. ionization of the carboxyl groups

  • 12. 
    14. A triglyceride contains
    • A. 

      Glycerol and three fatty acids.

    • B. 

      Glycerol and three sugars.

    • C. 

      Protein and three fatty acids.

    • D. 

      Protein and three sugars.

  • 13. 
    A fatty acid is unsaturated if it
    • A. 

      Contains hydrogen.

    • B. 

      Contains carbon— carbon double bonds.

    • C. 

      Contains a carboxyl ( acidic) group.

    • D. 

      Bonds to glycogen.

    • E. 

      Bonds to a nucleotide.