The Biochemistry Trivia Test! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Kinase uses ATP as the source of phosphate for phosphorylation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The main reason why phosphorylation of hydroxyl amino acids changes its function is
    • A. 

      Because of the charge of phosphate

    • B. 

      Because of the colour of phosphate

    • C. 

      Because of the size of the phosphate

    • D. 

      Because of the shape of the phosphate

  • 3. 
    Which of these got the sulfhydryl group?
    • A. 

      Cysteine

    • B. 

      Glycine

    • C. 

      Proline

    • D. 

      Glutamine

  • 4. 
    Which of these amino acids is found on most of the enzymes active sites?
    • A. 

      Cysteine

    • B. 

      Glycine

    • C. 

      Proline

    • D. 

      Glutamine

  • 5. 
    When two cysteines oxidize with each other they give a new structure called cystine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Sulfide bridges are a type of ……… bonds.
    • A. 

      Covalent

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Ion-dipole

    • D. 

      Dipole-dipole

  • 7. 
    Carboxamide group is found in
    • A. 

      Two answers are correct

    • B. 

      Glutamine

    • C. 

      Asparagine

    • D. 

      Tyrosine

  • 8. 
    Glutamine and asparagine can make hydrogen bonds and they are polar.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Arginine R group is called ………… and lysine has ………. amino group and histidine has ……….. amino acid
    • A. 

      Guanidino-epsilon-ring

    • B. 

      Ring-epsilon-guanidino

    • C. 

      Guanidino-ring-epsilon

    • D. 

      Epsilon-ring-guanidino

  • 10. 
    When histidine is titrated it will carry ….. charge.
    • A. 

      -1

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      2

  • 11. 
    Which R group of those will be the same charge anywhere.
    • A. 

      Glutamine

    • B. 

      Histidine

    • C. 

      Arginine

    • D. 

      Two answers are correct

  • 12. 
    Is selenium anti-oxidant.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    Can we find pyrrolysine in our proteins?
    • A. 

      Rarely

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes

    • D. 

      Often

  • 14. 
    Which of these is a protein amino acid?
    • A. 

      Proline

    • B. 

      Carnitine

    • C. 

      Ornithine

    • D. 

      Two answers are correct

  • 15. 
    Does carnitine have a genetic code?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 16. 
    Which of these is important to carry fatty acids as a transporter for oxidant?
    • A. 

      Carnitine

    • B. 

      Citrulline

    • C. 

      Ornithine

    • D. 

      All

  • 17. 
    Citrulline and ornithine participates in the urea cycle for nitrogen metabolism (not for protein)
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Incorrect

  • 18. 
    Which of these will be titrated firstly?
    • A. 

      Amine in the R group in histidine

    • B. 

      Alpha amine

    • C. 

      Guanidino

    • D. 

      Epsilon amino of the lysine R group

  • 19. 
    Pepsin is highly activated at PH=…… and trypsin at PH=……..
    • A. 

      2-6

    • B. 

      2-2

    • C. 

      6-6

    • D. 

      6-2

  • 20. 
    Hydroxyproline is genetically coded since proline is genetically coded.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 21. 
    The enzyme that puts a hydroxyl group on proline in post-modification is called
    • A. 

      Proline hydroxylase

    • B. 

      Proline carboxylase

    • C. 

      Kinase

    • D. 

      Phosphotase

  • 22. 
    Proline in collagen has gone through post-modification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Gamma carboxy glutamic has …. carboxylic groups.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 24. 
    The most important thing in hydroxylating of proline is to give him ……. stability.
    • A. 

      Thermal

    • B. 

      Structural

    • C. 

      Size

    • D. 

      Colour

  • 25. 
    Carboxy glutamic is important in some clotting factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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