Principles Of Biology - Quiz On Chapter 3 (Lecture Handouts: Part Of 4 And 5)

54 Questions | Total Attempts: 86

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This quiz is designed to help the student see where they stand in regards to the upcoming quiz on chapter 3 and see what areas they need to improve on. This quiz comes right off of the handouts from the Professor as well as the lectures that we had in class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 4 macromolecules that make up the cell are called ______________, ______________, ______________, and ________________.
    • A. 

      Protein, carbohydrates, lipids, and amino acids

    • B. 

      Glucose, fructose, galactose, and lipids

    • C. 

      Protein, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Starch, glycogen, cellulose, and nucleic acids

  • 2. 
    A long chain of repeating subunits is called a ______________.
  • 3. 
    A single subunit is called a _______________.
  • 4. 
    Which of the 4 macromolecules is not a polymer?
  • 5. 
    The organic molecules that make up the cell are called _________________.
  • 6. 
    The monomer of the polymer carbohydrates is _________________.
  • 7. 
    The monomer of the polymer proteins is _________________.
  • 8. 
    The monomer of the polymer nucleic acids is ___________________.
  • 9. 
    Mono means _________________.
  • 10. 
    Poly means _______________.
  • 11. 
    Oligo means _______________.
  • 12. 
    There are _________ macromolecules.
  • 13. 
    Which macromolecules are also polymers? (don't use "and" in your answer, but do use commas)
  • 14. 
    One type of monomer is _____________.
  • 15. 
    Amino acid is the monomer of the _____________ polymer.
  • 16. 
    In the drawing of the amino acid the left group is called the ___________ group.
  • 17. 
    In the drawing of the amino acid the right group is called the ___________ group.
  • 18. 
    In the drawing of the amino acid the "R" stands for the _____________.
  • 19. 
    The specific bond that holds amino acids together is called a ______________ bond.
  • 20. 
    A _____________ bond is a form of covalent bond.
  • 21. 
    What type of bond holds the monomers of polymers together?
  • 22. 
    The covalent bond that holds the monomers of polymers together is formed by the chemical process called _______________.
  • 23. 
    When 2 amino acids join together through dehydration synthesis they form a _____________.
  • 24. 
    Through dehydration synthesis a _________________ bond is formed.
  • 25. 
    Why does the covalent bond hold the monomers of polymers together?
    • A. 

      Because its the weakest and it will dissolve easily in water.

    • B. 

      Because its the strongest and it won't dissolve in water.

    • C. 

      Because its the weakest and it won't dissolve in water.

    • D. 

      Because its the strongest and it will dissolve easily in water.

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