Trivia On Organic Chemistry: MCQ Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    All organic compounds contain:
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Sulfur

    • C. 

      Phosphorus

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are the most abundant elements found in organisms?
    • A. 

      C,P,N,S

    • B. 

      C,O,P,S

    • C. 

      C,O,H,N

    • D. 

      H,N,S,P

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not true about carbon?
    • A. 

      It forms 4 bonds

    • B. 

      It has 6 vanelce electrons

    • C. 

      It forms single, double, and triple bonds

    • D. 

      It has 4 valence electrons

  • 4. 
    A macromolecule is also known as a?
    • A. 

      Monosaccharide

    • B. 

      Polymer

    • C. 

      Monomer

    • D. 

      Fatty acid

  • 5. 
    The following is ranked in order from smallest to largest:
    • A. 

      Water molecule, carbon atom, monomer, polymer

    • B. 

      Monomer, polymer, water molecule, carbon atom

    • C. 

      Carbon atom, water molecule, monomer, polymer

    • D. 

      Polymer, carbon atom, water molecule, monomer

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not the main type of organic compound found in organisms?
    • A. 

      Lipid

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      Protein

  • 7. 
    Which group of organic compounds contains sugars and starches?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Salts

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Lipid

  • 8. 
    Which of the following elements is not found in carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Carbon

    • D. 

      Sulfur

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a monosaccharide?
    • A. 

      Galactose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Sucrose

    • D. 

      Frutose

  • 10. 
    Monosaccharide means
    • A. 

      Very fat

    • B. 

      Single sugar

    • C. 

      Many sugars

    • D. 

      Very caloric

  • 11. 
    When 2 momnosaccharides join through dehydration synthesis, what happens?
    • A. 

      Energy is lost

    • B. 

      It is stored as fat

    • C. 

      A disaccharide forms and water forms

    • D. 

      A disaccharide forms but water is needed for it to happen

  • 12. 
    All of the following are polysaccharides except?
    • A. 

      Maltose

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Cellulose

    • D. 

      Glycogen

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a role of lipids?
    • A. 

      Used as chemical messengers

    • B. 

      Transmit genetic information

    • C. 

      Form barriers

    • D. 

      Store energy

  • 14. 
    Waxes, fats, oils, and steroids are all:
    • A. 

      Nucleic acids

    • B. 

      Inorganic

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is true about saturated fats?
    • A. 

      They contain the maximum number of hydrogens

    • B. 

      They are commonly found in plants

    • C. 

      They are considered to be "good" fat for your diet

    • D. 

      They conatain several double bonds between carbons

  • 16. 
    The monomers that make up a lipid are?
    • A. 

      Amino acids

    • B. 

      Nucleotides

    • C. 

      Monosaccharides

    • D. 

      3 fatty acids and a glycerold

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is different between lipids and carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Lipids usually have 2 H atoms for every C atom

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates store more energy than lipids and have a higher H to C ratio

    • C. 

      Lipids store more energy than carbohydrates and have a higher H to C ratio

    • D. 

      One contains nitrogen and the other does not

  • 18. 
    Proteins contain which element that is not found in lipids or carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Carbon

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 19. 
    The main components of an amino acid are?
    • A. 

      A sugar, an R group and an amino group

    • B. 

      A nucleotide, 5-carbon sugar and an amino group

    • C. 

      An amino group, an R group, and a carboxyl group

    • D. 

      A 5-carbon sugar, and R group and hydrocarbon chain

  • 20. 
    How many amino acids are found in nature?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      Millions

  • 21. 
    Which type of proteins helps speed up chemical reactions?
    • A. 

      Triglycerides

    • B. 

      Enzymes

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Muscles

  • 22. 
    What type of bond holds two amino acids together?
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Peptide

    • D. 

      Cohesion

  • 23. 
    What is another name for a protein made of many amino acids?
    • A. 

      Monopeptide

    • B. 

      Tripeptide

    • C. 

      Dipeptide

    • D. 

      Polypeptide

  • 24. 
    Which element is found in nucleic acids but not proteins or lipids?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Phosphorus

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 25. 
    What are the two examples of nucleic acids?
    • A. 

      Cholesterol and phospholipids

    • B. 

      Lactase and sucrase

    • C. 

      DNA and RNA

    • D. 

      Lactose and sucrose

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