Lipids: Lipids And Lipoproteins

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  • 1. 
    Which is the largest and which is the smallest of the lipoprotein family?
    • A. 

      VLDL and Lp(a)

    • B. 

      Chylomicrons and HDL

    • C. 

      VLDL and HDL

    • D. 

      VLDL and Lp(a)

  • 2. 
    Which lipoprotein removes surplus cholesterol from the periphery and transports it to the liver for disposal?
    • A. 

      HDL

    • B. 

      Chylomicrons

    • C. 

      Large, Bouyant LDL

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    Which lipoprotein transports dietary fat and dietary cholesterol from the intestine?
    • A. 

      VLDL

    • B. 

      HDL

    • C. 

      IDL

    • D. 

      LDL

    • E. 

      Chylomicrons

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is Cholesterol not a precursor to:
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Cell Membranes

    • C. 

      Bone Structure

    • D. 

      Bile Acids

    • E. 

      All of the above are Precursors

  • 5. 
    What component of a lipoprotein contributes greatest to its density
    • A. 

      Triglyceride

    • B. 

      Apoliporotein

    • C. 

      Free Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Phospholipids

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 6. 
    Low-density lipoproteins (LDL) are the principle transport vehicles for ________ in the blood.
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Triglycerides

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Amino Acids

  • 7. 
    Apolipoprotein A is bound to all __________ and Apolipoprotein B is bound to __________.
    • A. 

      HDL;Triglycerides

    • B. 

      LDL; VLDL

    • C. 

      HDL; Chylomicrons,VLDL,IDL,LDL, Lp(a)

    • D. 

      All of the above are incorrect

  • 8. 
    All cholesterol is bad thus you need to be wary of your dietary consumption to control the risks it poses to the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    There are two ways that lipoproteins are commonly classified:
    • A. 

      HDL/Non-HDL or By the Apolipoproteins in their structural surface

    • B. 

      By density and by the harm they pose to the body

    • C. 

      By Triglyceride concentration and by cholesterol concentration.

    • D. 

      None of the above are correct.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements are correct regarding Lipoprotein Composition & Density:
    • A. 

      As size (diameter) increases, the % Apolipoprotein decreases.

    • B. 

      As % protein increases, density increases.

    • C. 

      As size increases, the contents as a % of the lipoprotein’s total composition increase

    • D. 

      As size increases, density decreases

    • E. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are components of a lipoprotein? (mark all that apply)
    • A. 

      Free Fatty Acid

    • B. 

      Phospholipid

    • C. 

      Cholesterol Ester

    • D. 

      Apolipoprotein

    • E. 

      Triglyceride

  • 12. 
    Because triglycerides and cholesterol (both being oil-based) cannot dissolve in blood, they must be “packaged” inside a “transport vehicle” in order to circulate in the (water-based) bloodstream throughout your body. Those transport vehicles are called:
    • A. 

      Phospholipids

    • B. 

      APOE

    • C. 

      Lipoproteins

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 13. 
    Your body makes cholesterol but not enough to sustain all body processes, thus you must include cholesterol in your diet to meet your body’s needs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What do all non-HDL lipoproteins have in common (mark all that apply)
    • A. 

      ApoB

    • B. 

      Triglycerides

    • C. 

      Cholesterol Esters

    • D. 

      ApoA

    • E. 

      Low Density

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