Catabolism Anatomy Quiz

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This quiz is about Catabolism from my Anatomy book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Catabolism is metabolic processes that break down larger molecules into smaller ones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    An example of catabolism is ____________.
    • A. 

      Dehydration synthesis

    • B. 

      Carbohydrate storage

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 3. 
    Hydrolysis decomposes carbohydrates, lipids, and _______.
    • A. 

      Salts

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Sugar

  • 4. 
    A ________ molecule is used to split these substances.
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Salt

  • 5. 
    During hydrolysis of a disaccharide, the bond between the simple sugars breaks, and the water molecule supplies a hydrogen atom to one sugar molecule and a hydroxyl group to the other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Hydrolysis is the reverse of dehydration synthesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hydrolysis breaks down ________ into monosaccharides; fats into glycerol and fatty acids; and nucleic acids into nucleotides.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Protein

  • 8. 
    Hydrolysis requires specific enzymes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The reactions of metabolism are not reversible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Catabolism goes from _______ molecules to ________ molecules.
    • A. 

      Smaller; larger

    • B. 

      Larger; smaller

  • 11. 
    Catabolistic reactions _________ energy.
    • A. 

      Absorb

    • B. 

      Delay

    • C. 

      Remove

    • D. 

      Release

  • 12. 
    Hydrolysis _____ water.
    • A. 

      Removes

    • B. 

      Adds

    • C. 

      Eliminates