How Well Do You Know About Carbohydrates?

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How Well Do You Know About Carbohydrates? - Quiz

Carbohydrates are an essential part of the diet. They are a major source of energy & are found in abundance. We're curious to know how well you know about Carbohydrates. Can you answer all the questions correctly on this simple quiz? Why not give it a try and test your knowledge? Interestingly, our fun quiz can be crucial in your exam preparations. Therefore, please read all the questions carefully before answering. You can take this quiz as many times as you like. Your results will be given once you've completed the quiz. Good Luck & Keep studying!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ________ are the building blocks of carbohydrates.
  • 2. 
    Carbohydrates are molecules of Carbon, Hydrogen, and Oxygen in a
    • A. 

      2:1:2 ratio

    • B. 

      1:2:3 ratio

    • C. 

      1:2:1 ratio

    • D. 

      3:2:1 ratio

    • E. 

      1:1:1 ratio

  • 3. 
    What are the three main subcategories of carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Monosaccharides

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Oligosaccharides

    • D. 

      Glycogen

    • E. 

      Polysaccharides

  • 4. 
    Carbohydrates are the main source of energy for the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Tell the three main categories of carbohydrates and an example of each along with their functions.
  • 6. 
    Which of the following type of monosaccharide is found abundantly in the human body?
    • A. 

      L-type

    • B. 

      LD-types

    • C. 

      D-type

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Can you guess what the general formula for carbohydrates is? 
    • A. 

      (C2H2O)n COOH

    • B. 

      (C6H2O)n

    • C. 

      (CH2O)n

    • D. 

      (C4H2O)n

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the major function of carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      To transport materials

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Structural framework

    • D. 

      Both storage and structural framework in the body

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an example of the smallest carbohydrate known as "triose"?
    • A. 

      Glyceraldehyde

    • B. 

      Ribose

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which acid has reducing properties?
    • A. 

      Glucaric acid

    • B. 

      Glucuronic acid

    • C. 

      Mucic acid

    • D. 

      None of the above

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