Chapter 5 Macromolecules Part 2

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  • 1. 
     The two strands making up DNA
    • A. 

      Can't be separated

    • B. 

      Contain ribose and deoxyribose in opposite strands

    • C. 

      Are held together by hydrogen bonds and Van der Waals forces

    • D. 

      Are attached through a phosphate that holds the strands together

    • E. 

      Contain "U" but not "T"

  • 2. 
    Polysaccharides, lipids and proteins are similar in that they 
    • A. 

      Are synthesized from monomers by the process of hydrolysis

    • B. 

      Are synthesized from monomers by the process of dehydration reactions

    • C. 

      Are synthesized by peptide bonding between monomers

    • D. 

      Are decomposed into their subunits by the process of dehydration reactions

    • E. 

      All contain nitrogen in their monomers

  • 3. 
    All of the following molecules are proteins except  
    • A. 

      Hemoglobin

    • B. 

      Antibodies

    • C. 

      Collagen

    • D. 

      Lysozomes

    • E. 

      Cellulose

  • 4. 
    Nucleotides are to _________________, as _________________ are to proteins. 
    • A. 

      Nucleic acids/amino acids

    • B. 

      Amino acids/polypeptides

    • C. 

      Genes/enzymes

    • D. 

      Polymers/polypeptides

    • E. 

      Glycosidic linkages/polypeptide linkages

  • 5. 
    To turn a "nucleoside" into a "nucleotide" it would be necessary to  
    • A. 

      Combine two nucleosides in dehydration synthesis

    • B. 

      Remove the pentose from the nucleoside

    • C. 

      Replace purine with pyrimidine

    • D. 

      Add phosphate to the nucleoside

    • E. 

      Replace ribose with deoxyribose

  • 6. 
     If one strand of a DNA molecule has the sequence ATTGCA, the complementary strand is
    • A. 

      TAACGT

    • B. 

      UAACGU

    • C. 

      TUUCGU

    • D. 

      TAAGCT

    • E. 

      TUUGCT

  • 7. 
    The structural feature that allows DNA to replicate itself is 
    • A. 

      Sugar phosphate backbone

    • B. 

      Complementary base pairing

    • C. 

      Phosphodiester bonding between each side of the helix

    • D. 

      Twisting of the molecule to form an alpha helix

    • E. 

      Three part structure of nucleotides

  • 8. 
    Dehydration reactions are used in the forming of  
    • A. 

      Triglycerides

    • B. 

      Polysaccharides

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Triglycerides and proteins only

    • E. 

      All three are correct

  • 9. 
     Which of the following illustrates hydrolysis?
    • A. 

      Two monosaccharides form a disaccharide and release water

    • B. 

      Two amino acids form a dipeptide using water

    • C. 

      Fat forming glycerol and fatty acids releasing water

    • D. 

      Fat forming glycerol and fatty acids using water

    • E. 

      Making a nucleotide using water

  • 10. 
     All of the following are carbohydrates except
    • A. 

      Lactose

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Glycogen

    • E. 

      Starch

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