Ch 5-macromolecules

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Macromolecule Quizzes & Trivia

Very small sample of knowledge questions from ch 5.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Upon surveying the chemical structure of a polypeptide, you recognize a SH group.  What type protein structure are you viewing?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Tertiary

  • 2. 
    The monosaccharide common to all disaccharides is
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Fructose

    • C. 

      Galactose

  • 3. 
    The end of a protein characterized by COOH is
    • A. 

      N terminus

    • B. 

      C teriminus

    • C. 

      OH terminus

    • D. 

      Acidic terminus

  • 4. 
    An amino acid is likely to show polar properties if is contains
    • A. 

      CH

    • B. 

      OH

    • C. 

      NH2

    • D. 

      COOH

  • 5. 
    Carbohydrates contain
    • A. 

      Ester linkages

    • B. 

      Peptide bonds

    • C. 

      Phosphodiester bonds

    • D. 

      Glycosidic linkages

  • 6. 
    Lipids that contain 2 tails, one with a kink, is
    • A. 

      A saturated phospholipid

    • B. 

      An unsaturated fat

    • C. 

      A saturated steroid

    • D. 

      An unsaturated phospholipid

  • 7. 
    The destruction of macromolecules is accomplished by
    • A. 

      Dehydration synthesis reactions

    • B. 

      Hydrolysis reactions

    • C. 

      Condensation reactions

  • 8. 
    The type bonds found in nucleic acids are
    • A. 

      Ester linkages

    • B. 

      Peptide bonds

    • C. 

      Phosphodiester bonds

    • D. 

      Glycosidic linkages

  • 9. 
    Which does not have energy as a primary function?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Lipids

  • 10. 
    The structural polysaccharide found in animals is
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Chitin