Biochemistry Basic Quiz Exam!

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  • 1. 
    The property of water responsible for insects being able to "walk on water"
    • A. 

      Adhesion

    • B. 

      High specific heat

    • C. 

      Surface tension

    • D. 

      Density

  • 2. 
    Which of the following occurs because of the special property of the density of water?
    • A. 

      Insects can walk on water

    • B. 

      Water can move from roots to leaves

    • C. 

      Water takes a lot of heat to boil

    • D. 

      Ice can serve as an insulator in the winter

  • 3. 
    It takes a lot of heat to raise the temperature of the water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Water is attracted to oil because they are both polar molecules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Why is the high heat capacity of water important?
    • A. 

      It prevents the water from taking in a lot of heat

    • B. 

       It keeps the water from becoming to hot for living organisms in the heat of summer

    • C. 

      It keeps bacteria from growing 

    • D. 

      It destroys pollution

  • 6. 
    Building block of proteins.
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Nucleotides

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Sugars

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a type of macromolecule?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Lipid

    • E. 

      Nucleic acid

    • F. 

      Vitamin

  • 8. 
    The image below is the monomer of a _________.
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Carbohydrate

    • C. 

      Lipid

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid

  • 9. 
    The image below is a type of lipid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Cellulose is a ________ of carbohydrates.
    • A. 

      Monomer

    • B. 

      Block

    • C. 

      Sarcomere

    • D. 

      Polymer

  • 11. 
    Based on the shape of the fatty acid below, this picture is an unsaturated fatty acid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    All lipids are hydrophobic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The process show below is called ___________.
    • A. 

      Hydrolysis

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Dehydration synthesis

    • D. 

      None of the above

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