Unit 3 Target 4: Organic Vs Inorganic Quiz

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Unit 3 Target 4: Organic Vs Inorganic Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Why are organic molecules so diverse?   
    • A. 

      They form mirror images of each other.

    • B. 

      They contain oxygen, which has 8 valence electrons.

    • C. 

      They form when any naturally occurring elements combine.

    • D. 

      They have carbon skeletons that vary greatly in arrangement.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the MAIN difference between organic compounds and inorganic compounds?  
    • A. 

      Organic compounds provide energy for cells.

    • B. 

      Organic compounds contain carbon.

    • C. 

      Organic compounds are the building blocks of cells.

    • D. 

      Organic compounds contain hydrogen.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is FALSE?  
    • A. 

      Nucleic acids are a polymer made of amino acids.

    • B. 

      Nucleic acids are found in the cells of all living organisms.

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids contain the genetic information for making proteins.

    • D. 

      Nucleic acids include both DNA and RNA.

  • 4. 
    Which one is NOT a lipid?
    • A. 

      Earwax

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Saturated fats

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the best molecule for long-term energy storage in a the cell?    
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Polysaccharides

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Monosaccharides

  • 6. 
    All of the following are examples of carbohydrates EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Glucose.

    • B. 

      Cellulose.

    • C. 

      Steroids.

    • D. 

      Glycogen.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of proteins?   
    • A. 

      Speed up chemical reactions in cells

    • B. 

      Build tissues like bone, muscle, and blood

    • C. 

      Transport substances

    • D. 

      Store and transmit genetic information

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements about glucose is FALSE?   
    • A. 

      Glucose is a carbohydrate.

    • B. 

      Glucose is a polysaccharide.

    • C. 

      Glucose is a source of energy for the cell.

    • D. 

      Glucose is a monosaccharide.

  • 9. 
    Proteins are made of long chains of  
    • A. 

      Monosaccharides.

    • B. 

      Amino acids.

    • C. 

      Fatty acids.

    • D. 

      Nucleotides.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a monomer?   
    • A. 

      Nucleotide

    • B. 

      Amino acid

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Monosaccharide

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of DNA?
    • A. 

      DNA contains information for growth and development.

    • B. 

      DNA is a polymer made of amino acids.

    • C. 

      DNA contains the nitrogen bases G, C, A, & T.

    • D. 

      DNA is found in the cells of all living organisms.

  • 12. 
    Which element would you expect to find in proteins and nucleic acids but not in carbohydrates or lipids?   
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Phosphorus

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

    • E. 

      Nitrogen

  • 13. 
    A monosaccharide is a
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Lipid

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid

  • 14. 
    Animals store glucose in the form of
    • A. 

      Wax

    • B. 

      Glycogen

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 15. 
    Which organic molecule below is the monomer found in nucleic acids?   
    • A. 

      Monosaccharides

    • B. 

      Nucleotides

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Steroids

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a polymer made of amino acids?    
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Fatty acids

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 17. 
    Refer to the illustration above. Molecules like this are found in
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates.

    • B. 

      Nucleic acids.

    • C. 

      Lipids.

    • D. 

      Proteins.

  • 18. 
    Refer to the illustration above. This molecule is a ___.
    • A. 

      nucleotide

    • B. 

      Amino acid

    • C. 

      Fatty acid

    • D. 

      Monosaccharide

  • 19. 
    Refer to the illustration above. Molecules like this are found in
    • A. 

      carbohydrates.

    • B. 

      Nucleic acids.

    • C. 

      Lipids.

    • D. 

      Proteins.

  • 20. 
    Refer to the illustration above. This molecule is a ___.
    • A. 

      Nucleotide

    • B. 

      Amino acid

    • C. 

      Fatty acid

    • D. 

      Monosaccharide

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