Biomed Cholesterol Quiz

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Biomed Cholesterol Quiz

Biomedical Cholesterol Quiz- Peralta* If you feel like there is a mistake in grade, we can talk about it next block. (You know, I know I'm not perfect)


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

      Low fats in the blood

    • B. 

      Low blood sugar

    • C. 

      High amounts of sugar in the blood

    • D. 

      High cholesterol in the blood

  • 2. 
    The hardening of arteries due to a build up of plaque is called
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      Sickle Cell Anemia

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

    • D. 

      Hypercholesterolemia

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is TRUE about saturated fats?
    • A. 

      They have double bonds

    • B. 

      They help lower the risk of heart disease

    • C. 

      Considered a 'bad' fat

    • D. 

      Typically liquid at room temperature

  • 4. 
    Which best describes Linoleic acid?
    • A. 

      Solid at room temperature

    • B. 

      A polyunsaturated fat

    • C. 

      A saturated fat

    • D. 

      A monounsaturated fat

  • 5. 
    What does PCR stand for?
    • A. 

      Polyunsaturated Cream Rinse

    • B. 

      Predicable Cholesterol Range

    • C. 

      Polymerase Continuous Reaction

    • D. 

      Polymerase Chain Reaction

  • 6. 
    Which best describes the purpose of PCR?
    • A. 

      Synthesize large amounts of DNA

    • B. 

      To analyze DNA fragment similarities on a gel

    • C. 

      To assess the level of cholesterol in a person's blood

    • D. 

      To produce fertility tests for couples

  • 7. 
    If a PCR reaction started with 2 strands of DNA, how many strands of DNA would be created after 30 cycles. Assume one cycle completes each minute.
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      6,000,233

    • C. 

      36,000,565

    • D. 

      2,147,483,648

  • 8. 
    Which type of cholesterol is considered 'bad'?
    • A. 

      HDL

    • B. 

      LDL

    • C. 

      Triglycerides

  • 9. 
    What is the normal (or optimal) range for 'good' cholesterol?
    • A. 

      100-129 mg/dL

    • B. 

      Below 150 mg/dL

    • C. 

      60 or above mg/dL

    • D. 

      150-199 mg/dL

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is FALSE about triglycerides?
    • A. 

      Triglycerides are not considered when assessing cholesterol levels

    • B. 

      As triglycerides amounts rise, HDL amounts falls

    • C. 

      Optimal range is below 150 mg/dL

    • D. 

      Some one is considered to have high cholesterol if they have high amounts of triglycerides along with other factors

  • 11. 
    Which direction will DNA travel on an electrophoresis gel?
    • A. 

      Negative to negative

    • B. 

      Positive to positive

    • C. 

      Negative to positive

    • D. 

      Positive to negative

  • 12. 
    Use the gel above, which samples seem most related? A is the size standard or 'ladder'.
    • A. 

      B and C

    • B. 

      B and D

    • C. 

      C and D

    • D. 

      A and D

  • 13. 
    Using the gel, what is the estimated base pair length of the shortest fragment from sample D?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      18,500

    • C. 

      36,000

    • D. 

      54,000

  • 14. 
    The kink or bend that a double bond causes in a fats results in what phase at room temperature?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Fog

  • 15. 
    Why are trans fats considered "double trouble"?
    • A. 

      They raise LDL cholesterol in the blood

    • B. 

      The lower LDL cholesterol in the blood

    • C. 

      They lower the body's ability to make liver cells

    • D. 

      They are extra sticky in the walls of arteries