Biology: Compounds Of The Cell Review

61 Questions | Total Attempts: 92

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Cell Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Water is chemically unstable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Substances dissolve better in water when they are smaller.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Water is the site of _____ ______ in the cell.
  • 4. 
    All acids taste ________.
  • 5. 
    All bases taste _________.
  • 6. 
    Strong acids release _____ concentrations of hydrogen cations.
  • 7. 
    An acid neutralizes a base by producing ______ and water.
  • 8. 
    The chemical formula for all monosaccharides is...
    • A. 

      C6H12O6

    • B. 

      C8H3O8

    • C. 

      N12OH2

  • 9. 
    The five-sided monosaccharide is...
    • A. 

      Fructose

    • B. 

      Galactose

    • C. 

      Glucose

  • 10. 
    The plant polysaccharide is _______.
  • 11. 
    The biggest polysaccharide (found in wood and cotton) is...
  • 12. 
    The animal polysaccharide is _________.
  • 13. 
    The 3 roles of ________:1. Building blocks of all living things.2. Assembles and breakdown molecules in living organisms and some are carriers of other molecules.3. Can be broken down as fuel.
    • A. 

      Acids

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Proteins

  • 14. 
    The ______ is the smallest unit of a protein.
    • A. 

      Fatty acid

    • B. 

      Amino acid

    • C. 

      Element

  • 15. 
    Types of proteins are determined by the number of __________ in a polypeptide and the sequence of ____________ in a polypeptide. (Only one answer)
  • 16. 
    All lipids are made up of long carbon and hydrogen chains called amino acids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The long chains that make up lipids are attached to one ______ molecule.
  • 18. 
    Oils are unsaturated plant lipids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A triglyceride is the largest fat molecule.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Fats are unsaturated animal lipids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Matter is...
    • A. 

      Anything that had mass.

    • B. 

      Anything that occupies space in the universe.

    • C. 

      Both answers.

  • 22. 
    The smallest unit of matter is...
    • A. 

      Atom

    • B. 

      Element

    • C. 

      Quark

  • 23. 
    A compound that lacks carbon is an organic compound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A _________ bond is a bond that links two atoms together by electrons in their outermost energy levels.
  • 25. 
    A _______ bond is a bond where two atoms share a pair of electrons.
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