Carbohydrate Metabolism

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Carbohydrate Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main function of glycolysis?
  • 2. 
    Glycolysis is a pathway that is Independent of oxygen?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How many molecules of net ATP are generated?
  • 4. 
    Where does glycolysis take place?
  • 5. 
    How can cancer cells be depleted of ATP?
  • 6. 
    How many ATP equivalents are used in gluconeogenesis?
  • 7. 
    Where does gluconeogenesis mainly occur?
  • 8. 
    Why is gluconeogenesis important?
  • 9. 
    Gluconeogenesis is an anabolic pathway that makes glucose from pyruvate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Gluconeogenesis occurs during periods of fasting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A human brain will shut down without glucose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the importance of making glycogen?
  • 13. 
    What is the basic building block of glycogen?
  • 14. 
    What activates the storage of glucose?
  • 15. 
    Where is glycogen most abundant?
  • 16. 
    The key enzyme in glycogen synthesis is?
  • 17. 
    What is the condition that is caused by low concentrations of glucose within the blood?
  • 18. 
    What is Glycogenolysis regulated by?
  • 19. 
    How is Glucagon administered in the case of a diabetic emergency?
  • 20. 
    What is Glycogen broken down into?
  • 21. 
    Where in the body does Glycogenolysis occur?
  • 22. 
    What is produced during the oxidative phase of the Pentose Phosphate Pathway (PPP)?
  • 23. 
    What is produced during the non-oxidative phase of the PPP?
  • 24. 
    What is the ribose-5-phosphate used for?
  • 25. 
    What is the importance of glutathione production in the PPP?
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