Napoleon's Buttons Chapter 14 Test

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Jay Burreson and Le Couteur's Napoleon's Buttons chapter 14 dives deeper into the Oleic acid and all its derivatives not to mention all the resultant and related compounds. Take up the quiz and gauge your knowledge on the chapter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A(n)____________________ is formed from a glycerol (also called glycerin) molecule and three fatty acid molecules.
    • A. 

      Triglyceride

    • B. 

      Oliec acid

    • C. 

      Hydrocarbon

    • D. 

      Fatty acid

  • 2. 
    _______________________ are long chains of carbon atoms with an acid group, COOH, at one end.
    • A. 

      Triglycerides

    • B. 

      Oliec acids

    • C. 

      Hydrocarbons

    • D. 

      Fatty acids

  • 3. 
    Monounsaturated fatty acids contain one carbon-to-carbon _________________.
    • A. 

      Triple bond

    • B. 

      Double bond

    • C. 

      Single bond

    • D. 

      Quadruple bond

  • 4. 
    How many carbon atoms does palmitic acid contain?
    • A. 

      12 carbon atoms

    • B. 

      14 carbon atoms

    • C. 

      16 carbon atoms

    • D. 

      18 carbon atoms

  • 5. 
    If a fatty acid contains more than one carbon-to-carbon double bond it is _______________.:
    • A. 

      Saturated

    • B. 

      Unsaturated

    • C. 

      Monounsaturated

    • D. 

      Polyunsaturated

  • 6. 
    Which of the following BEST descibes the structure of oleic acid?
    • A. 

      18 carbons; polyunsaturated

    • B. 

      18 carbons; monounsaturated

    • C. 

      16 carbons; polyunsaturated

    • D. 

      16 carbons; monounsaturated

  • 7. 
    Why do saturated fatty acids melt at higher temperatures than unsaturated fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Saturated fatty acids contain more carbon atoms that unsaturated fatty acids

    • B. 

      Saturated fatty acids can pack closer together requiring more energy to separate individual molecules

    • C. 

      Unsaturated fatty acids contain more carbon atoms than saturated fatty acids

    • D. 

      Saturated fatty acids contain more double bonds that unsaturated fatty acids

  • 8. 
    Which of the following does NOT contribute to olive oil's longer shelf life? 
    • A. 

      Olive has less polyunsaturated fatty acids than other oils

    • B. 

      Olive oil contains small amounts of polyphenols, and vitamins E and K

    • C. 

      Olive oil is extracted from olives using using the traditional cold-press method

    • D. 

      Olive oil contains nitro compunds with triple bonds that aid in its stability

  • 9. 
    A ________________ is a water-insoluble accumulation of cholesterol, protein, and tryglycerides.
    • A. 

      Fatty acid

    • B. 

      Lipoprotein

    • C. 

      Lauric acid

    • D. 

      Fat

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are considered to be the "bad" lipoproteins?
    • A. 

      LDL

    • B. 

      HDL

    • C. 

      PDL

    • D. 

      HDL:LDL

  • 11. 
    The chemical term for the reaction that occurs when triglycerides of fats and oils react with alkalis is _________________. 
    • A. 

      Sublimation

    • B. 

      Saturation

    • C. 

      Saponification

    • D. 

      Stagnation

  • 12. 
    Saponification, the chemical reaction for making soap, breaks a triglyceride into its component fatty acids and glycerol through the use of a(n) _________________________ 
    • A. 

      Acid

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Salt

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is also known as potash, (the ashes from a fire pot), which was used in soap making?
    • A. 

      Potassium carbonate

    • B. 

      Potassium nitrate

    • C. 

      Sodium carbonate

    • D. 

      Sodium hydroxide

  • 14. 
    Which end of a soap molecule dissolves in water?
    • A. 

      Carbon chain end

    • B. 

      Fatty acid end

    • C. 

      Charged end

    • D. 

      Double bond end

  • 15. 
    When a fatty acid contains a double bond and the carbon atoms are on opposite sides of the double bond, the double bond is considered ___________________.
    • A. 

      Cis

    • B. 

      Trans

    • C. 

      Saturated

    • D. 

      Unsaturated

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