Chemistry Of Life Quiz 2

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 142

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The Chemistry Of Life Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will help you review concepts and vocabulary needed for success in unit 2 of the MCPS biology course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an organic compound?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Carbohydrate

    • D. 

      Lipid

  • 2. 
    The monomer for any carbohydrate is ________.
    • A. 

      A monosaccharide

    • B. 

      Sucrose

    • C. 

      Starch

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 3. 
    A disaccharide, such as sucrose, is composed of ________ monosaccharide molecules.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three or more

    • D. 

      Any number

  • 4. 
    What is the smallest unit of water that still keeps its basic properties?
    • A. 

      A lot

    • B. 

      A drop

    • C. 

      A molecule

    • D. 

      An atom

  • 5. 
    What is a subatomic particle with a negative electrical charge?
    • A. 

      Neutron

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Proton

    • D. 

      Electron

  • 6. 
    Molecules that have opposite charged regions, such as a water molecule, are said to be _______.
    • A. 

      Mixture

    • B. 

      Polar

    • C. 

      Tropical

    • D. 

      Solution

  • 7. 
    Which of these is NOT part of a carbohydrate?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 8. 
    The total number of atoms in the molecule glucose, C6H12O6 is __________.  
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      24

  • 9. 
    Cells use __________ for energy.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Monomers

    • D. 

      Polymers

  • 10. 
    Carbohydrates are best obtained from food sources such as _________.
    • A. 

      Butter, peanut butter, and olive oil

    • B. 

      Bread, pasta, oranges

    • C. 

      Cheese, margarine, and nuts

    • D. 

      Fish, beef, and chicken

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