Carbohydrates Quix

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Carbohydrate Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Carbohydrates are made up of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 2. 
    Ribose and deoxyribose are structural components of ____ and ____.
    • A. 

      Lipids and proteins

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates and nucleic acids

    • C. 

      DNA and RNA

    • D. 

      TRNA and mRNA

  • 3. 
    Carbohydrates are considered organic molecules because they contain ____ and ____.
  • 4. 
    Monosaccharide with three carbon atoms is called 
    • A. 

      Pentose

    • B. 

      Threeose

    • C. 

      Triose

    • D. 

      Diose

  • 5. 
    The basic Chemical Formula for Monosaccharde is: ______ .
  • 6. 
    • Monosaccharides such as glucose are the primary           source for cells
  • 7. 
    The reaction that happens when two monosaccharides come together is called:
    • A. 

      Dehydration synthesis

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 8. 
    What is the reaction that happens when a disaccharide is broken down into two monosaccharides? 
    • A. 

      Condensation synthesis

    • B. 

      Dehydration synthesis

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 9. 
    What is a function of disaccharides? 
    • A. 

      Energy storage and energy transport

    • B. 

      Forming energy

    • C. 

      Using up energy

  • 10. 
    Polysaccharides are formed when many _______ are linked together. 
  • 11. 
    The three primary examples of polysaccharides are ____, ____, and ____ 
  • 12. 
    Which of the following polysaccharides are responsible for making up the cell wall in plants? 
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Galactose

    • C. 

      Cellulose

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the primary form of energy storage in plants? 
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Cellulose

    • D. 

      Actin

  • 14. 
    The primary source of energy storage in plants is .... 
    • A. 

      Cellulose

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Maltose

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a fairly straight chain glucose polymer? 
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Starch & Cellulose

  • 16. 
    Glycogen is a highly branched polymer of glucose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False