Quiz: Important Functions Of Protein!

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Quiz: Important Functions Of Protein!

What do you know about the functions of protein? The basic structure of a protein is a chain of amino acids. It would be best if you had protein in your diet to help you to repair cells and generate new ones. Protein is the ingredient for all growth. Protein is a significant part of organs, muscles, and other body tissues. Take this awesome quiz and beef up your protein IQ.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Proteins are organic molecules because they contain ...
    • A. 

      Carbon, Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Nitrogen, carbon

    • C. 

      Oxygen, carbon

  • 2. 
    Proteins that speed up reactions are called _____ .
  • 3. 
    Protein also contains the following elements 
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Sulphur

    • C. 

      Phosphorous

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 4. 
    Some proteins are involved in the ______ of other molecules. 
  • 5. 
    Some proteins provide _____ for various structures in organisms. 
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Molecules

    • C. 

      Atoms

  • 6. 
    What is involved in coordinating bodily activities by stimulating responses in certain tissues and organs ? 
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Signals

  • 7. 
    Some proteins function in allowing cells to respond to various signals. what are they known as? 
    • A. 

      Receptor proteins

    • B. 

      Signal proteins

    • C. 

      Versatile proteins

    • D. 

      Contractile proteins

  • 8. 
    Proteins that allow organisms to move are called 
    • A. 

      Contractile proteins

    • B. 

      Signal proteins

    • C. 

      Hormones

    • D. 

      Steroids

  • 9. 
    • some proteins are involved in our                   and aid in defending organisms against attack
  • 10. 
    The monomers that are linked to make proteins are known as .... 
    • A. 

      Nucleotides

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Bases

    • D. 

      Phosphates

  • 11. 
    There are _____ different amino acids that can be linked together to make various proteins 
  • 12. 
    Amino acids are linked by _____ bonds 
    • A. 

      Peptide

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Phosphate

  • 13. 
    All amino acids have the following components 
    • A. 

      Central carbon atom

    • B. 

      An amino group, and acidic or carboxyl group

    • C. 

      R group

    • D. 

      Oxygen

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