Food Science Protein Vocabulary Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Egg custard is a liquid going into the oven and a solid coming out because heat unfolds and _____________ the egg proteins. (Hint: Mrs. Moroney's favorite word!)
  • 2. 
    The addition of side groups, carbon chains, and other components makes the protein molecule a large ____________.
  • 3. 
    A food that supplies leucine, lysine, and valine, in the proportion that your body requires, may be a source of _____.
  • 4. 
    The _____________ is an important structure in the protein molecule, because it contains the influential nitrogen atom.
  • 5. 
    In a biscuit recipe, adding milk to flour begins the development of __________, which will allow the biscuits to rise and hold their shape.
  • 6. 
    ______ is composed mostly of ovalbumin, one of the main proteins in eggs.
  • 7. 
    The body itself cannot manufacture ________________; you can meet this protein need by eating a variety of foods from plant and animal sources.
  • 8. 
    Protein molecules grow through the nitrogen-carbon links known as ____________.
  • 9. 
    Eating ________________ensures that the body gets certain nutrients that it cannot make itself.
  • 10. 
    Without proteins, the body could not form __________, leaving it open to infection by foreign substances.
  • 11. 
    ___________ changes a protein's shape and properties, making it useful in food preparation.
  • 12. 
    A(n) ____________ is distinguished by the side group attached to its central carbon atom.
  • 13. 
    Since plants contain __________, strict vegetarians need to choose foods wisely to get all the protein their body needs.
  • 14. 
    Whipping egg whites into a(n) __________ lightens a souffle' by trapping air in bubbles within a protein film.
  • 15. 
    Chains containing hundreds of different amino acids may join to form a protein molecule called a(n) ______________.
  • 16. 
    Which adult does not work with this Food Science Class?
    • A. 

      Santa Claus

    • B. 

      Mrs. Moroney

    • C. 

      Coach O'Neal

    • D. 

      Mr. Greb

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