Chem 2 Chapter 11 Homework

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Elk County Catholic High School homework for chapter 11.


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  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a function of lipids
    • A. 

      Storage of genetic material

    • B. 

      Fuels

    • C. 

      Parts of cell membranes

    • D. 

      Precursors to steroid hormones

    • E. 

      All of the above are functions of lipids

  • 2. 
    Which functionla group is found in triglycerides
    • A. 

      Amide

    • B. 

      Carboxylic acid

    • C. 

      Ester

    • D. 

      Phosphate

    • E. 

      Amino alcohol

  • 3. 
    Which is a hydrolyzable lipid
    • A. 

      Steroids

    • B. 

      Waxes

    • C. 

      Eicosanoids

    • D. 

      Vitamins

    • E. 

      All of the above are hydrolyzable

  • 4. 
    Which is not a saturated fatty acid
    • A. 

      Lauric acid

    • B. 

      Myristic acid

    • C. 

      Arachidonic acid

    • D. 

      Palmitic acid

    • E. 

      Stearic acid

  • 5. 
    Which unsaturated fatty acid contains 3 double bonds
    • A. 

      Oleic acid

    • B. 

      Linoleic acid

    • C. 

      Linolenic acid

    • D. 

      Arachidonic acid

    • E. 

      Myristic acid

  • 6. 
    What type of solvents are used to classify lipids
    • A. 

      Toluene

    • B. 

      Dioxane

    • C. 

      Carbon tetrachloride

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Having both hydrophobic and hydrophilic portions is called
    • A. 

      Ambivalent

    • B. 

      Amphipathic

    • C. 

      Soluble

    • D. 

      Nonpolar

  • 8. 
    A lipid that contains glycerol and three fatty acids is
    • A. 

      A phospholipid

    • B. 

      A trilgyceride

    • C. 

      A steroid

    • D. 

      An eicosanoid

  • 9. 
    Animal fats are ___ in unsaturated fatty acids
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

    • C. 

      Nonexistent

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    A ___ reaction breaks a triglyceride into glycerol and 3 fatty acids
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      Hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Hydrogenation

    • D. 

      Rancidity

  • 11. 
    Enzymes called ___ hydrolyze triglycerides in the body
    • A. 

      Lyses

    • B. 

      Lipases

    • C. 

      Lumens

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Hydrogenation reactions add ___ to the unsaturated fatty acid
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Esters

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Water

  • 13. 
    Linear, unbranched lipids containing 14-36 carbons is best described as a
    • A. 

      Steroid

    • B. 

      Triglyceride

    • C. 

      Phospholipid

    • D. 

      Wax

  • 14. 
    Which is an amino alcohol found in phospholipids
    • A. 

      Amide

    • B. 

      Choline

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Ethane

  • 15. 
    What makes up the backbone of a sphingolipid
    • A. 

      Glycerol

    • B. 

      Sphingosine

    • C. 

      Choline

    • D. 

      Ehtanolamine

  • 16. 
    What type of steroid emulsifies fats
    • A. 

      Cholesterol

    • B. 

      Bile salts

    • C. 

      Cortisol

    • D. 

      Estradiol

  • 17. 
    What nonhydrolyzable lipid is derived from arachidonic acid
    • A. 

      Esters

    • B. 

      Eicosanoids

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Vitamins

  • 18. 
    What lipids are found in the cell membrane
    • A. 

      Triglycerides

    • B. 

      Cholesterol, phosphopids

    • C. 

      Waxes

    • D. 

      Vitamins