Structure And Formation Of Proteins Quiz! Trivia

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Structure And Formation Of Proteins Quiz! Trivia

In this quiz, we are going to focus on the Structure and formation of proteins. Proteins are composed of amino acids held together by peptide bonds. To make proteins, ribosomes need to be present as they are protein builders of the cell. By taking this quiz, you will get to review how well you understand the process of protein formation and amino acids. Be sure to give it a try and get to see what you may have forgotten.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two amino acids can join together to form a _________.
    • A. 

      Monosaccharide

    • B. 

      Polysaccharide

    • C. 

      Polypeptide

    • D. 

      Dipeptide

  • 2. 
    How do amino acids join together?
    • A. 

      By hydrogen bonds

    • B. 

      By disulphide bridges

    • C. 

      By condensation reactions

    • D. 

      By hydrolysis

  • 3. 
    When two amino acids join together, what bond is formed?
    • A. 

      Peptide

    • B. 

      Ester

    • C. 

      C-O-C

    • D. 

      Glycosidic

  • 4. 
    What is the primary structure of a protein?
    • A. 

      The sequence of amino acids form alpha helix's and beta pleated sheets

    • B. 

      The sequence of amino acids

    • C. 

      3D arrangement held together by ionic bonds, hydrogen bonds and disulphide bridges

    • D. 

      More than one polypeptide chain in the protein

  • 5. 
    What is the secondary structure of a protein?
    • A. 

      3D arrangement held together by ionic bonds, hydrogen bonds and disulphide bridges

    • B. 

      The sequence of amino acids

    • C. 

      More than one polypeptide chain in the protein

    • D. 

      The sequence of amino acids form alpha helix's and beta pleated sheets

  • 6. 
    What is the tertiary structure of a protein?
    • A. 

      The sequence of amino acids form alpha helix's and beta pleated sheets

    • B. 

      3D arrangement held together by ionic bonds, hydrogen bonds and disulphide bridges

    • C. 

      The sequence of amino acids

    • D. 

      More than one polypeptide chain in the protein

  • 7. 
    What is the quaternary structure of a protein?
    • A. 

      The sequence of amino acids

    • B. 

      More than one polypeptide chain in the protein

    • C. 

      3D arrangement held together by ionic bonds, hydrogen bonds and disulphide bridges

    • D. 

      The sequence of amino acids form alpha helix's and beta pleated sheets

  • 8. 
    Some proteins are ______ proteins. In this protein, the polypeptides join together to form long fibers or sheets. The proteins are strong and _______ in water, for example, ______, which makes up human hair.
  • 9. 
    Hemoglobin on the other hand, is a ________ protein. These proteins are roughly spherical, or globular in shape. They are usually ______ in water.
  • 10. 
    What temperature do proteins usually denature at? (degrees Celcius)
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      45

    • E. 

      50

    • F. 

      55

  • 11. 
    A hemoglobin molecule is made up of four polypeptide chains, each with a _____ group attached to it. In the middle of this group, there is an ____ ion, which can associate with one oxygen molecule.
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