Amino Acid Quizzes & Trivia

Amino acids are an important part of everyday life. They are a part of the proteins that muscles are made of! Most of us learned a little about them in science classes, but how much do you really remember? Did you know that there are over 500 different amino acids? Did you know that glycine is the smallest one, and tryptophan is the largest?
 
Some amino acids carry either a positive or negative charge, while others have no charge at all. Did you know that they are referred to as either polar or non-polar? If you think these questions are easy, then you are definitely a science whiz! Try out some of our quizzes and see how high you can score!

Find out what amino acid you are! This is just for fun!

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 408   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    How much sleep do you get on a regular basis?                                                                            

In chemistry class over the past days we have covered acids and bases, how to write chemical equations and what we get when we mixes the two. The quiz below is designed to test your Acid-base knowledge and ensure you are...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 216   |  Last updated: Jul 16, 2018
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    An acid will dissociate (release) _______ ions in water.


Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 95   |  Last updated: Feb 19, 2013
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    Which of the following amino acids is both essential and glucogenic?

Determine if the Acid is Polar Neutral, Polar Positive, Relatively Non-Polar, or Polar Positive. What are the Non-Transanimating AA? What are the essential AA?

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 86   |  Last updated: Feb 13, 2013
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    Asparagine is:

SGU Biochemistry, Fall 2009 - Lecture 63: Amino Acid Metabolism I and Nitrogen MetabolismQuestions from lecture notes of Dr. Upadhya

Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 86   |  Last updated: Jan 8, 2013
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    Damaged or unneeded endogenous, intracellular proteins are degraded by the ____ (Lecture 63, p. 2).

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