Life With Carbon

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  • 1. 
    _____ are compounds made of many small parts that are linked together in a long chain. 
    • A. 

      Polymers

    • B. 

      Isomers

    • C. 

      Alcohols

    • D. 

      Carbons

  • 2. 
    Which of the following molecules has the most similar structure to glucose? 
    • A. 

      Celluose

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Sucrose

    • D. 

      Lactose

  • 3. 
    Hydrophilic bilayers created to help protect your cell membrane can be found in
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Carbons

  • 4. 
    Starch is a type of
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Lipid

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a purpose of proteins? 
    • A. 

      Repair tissue

    • B. 

      Send messages

    • C. 

      Store energy

    • D. 

      Create hair and other structures

  • 6. 
    What type of structure is this - keep in mind that its SHAPE is important.  
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Carbohydrate

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 7. 
    Proteins are composed of a lot of _______ linked together. 
    • A. 

      DNA molecules

    • B. 

      Diamond atoms

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Lipids

  • 8. 
    Waxes and oils are examples of...
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Nucleic acids

  • 9. 
    Steroids are an example of 
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Nucleic acids

  • 10. 
    MONSTER energy drinks are an example of simple _______. 
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 11. 
    Potatoes and wheat are examples of complex ______.  
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Gases

  • 12. 
    Polysaccharides contain
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Soda

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a monosaccharide? 
    • A. 

      Celluose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      RNA

  • 14. 
    Why are phospholipid bilayers important? 
    • A. 

      They help protect the cell membrane and allow it to function?

    • B. 

      They are an example of complex carbohydrates.

    • C. 

      They allow DNA to replicate itself.

  • 15. 
    Saturated fats contain
    • A. 

      The maximum number of carbon atoms

    • B. 

      Double or triple bonds

    • C. 

      French fries

  • 16. 
    This is the best category for the science known as the study of living things: 
    • A. 

      Biochemistry

    • B. 

      Palentology

    • C. 

      Organic chemistry

    • D. 

      Physics

  • 17. 
    A hydrophobic molecule will....
    • A. 

      Not play well in water and separate itself

    • B. 

      Explode in water

    • C. 

      Dissolve easily in water

  • 18. 
    This is a bond that links two amino acids together in a protein.  
    • A. 

      Peptide bond

    • B. 

      Carbon-carbon triple bond

    • C. 

      Ionic bond

  • 19. 
    A large chain of carboxylic acids bonded together to form a lipid
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Fatty acid

    • C. 

      Pizza pie

    • D. 

      Carbohydrate

  • 20. 
    Celluose is an example of a : 
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Nucleic acid

    • D. 

      Lipid

  • 21. 
    If I wanted to get a lot of energy really quickly, what would be my best option? 
    • A. 

      Ingest simple carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Drink pure water

    • C. 

      Ingest unsaturated lipids such as vegetable oil

  • 22. 
    What is the most important characteristic of a protein once its amino acids are bonded together? 
    • A. 

      Its size

    • B. 

      Its shape

    • C. 

      Its number of bonds

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is an example of a lipid? 
    • A. 

      Butter

    • B. 

      Vegetable oil

    • C. 

      Steroids

    • D. 

      All of the other answers here are good example

  • 24. 
    Which of these substances does your body use and directly converts to get energy? 
    • A. 

      Cellulose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Phospholipid bilayers

    • D. 

      Steroids

  • 25. 
    What is the chemical formula for glucose? 
    • A. 

      C6H12O6

    • B. 

      C12H2O5

    • C. 

      C7H2

    • D. 

      C2H4