Biochemistry Quizzes & Trivia

Biology is the study of life and all things living, while chemistry is the study of how chemicals are structure and how they interact. But where does one discipline end, and the other begin? Biochemistry describes the border between biology and chemistry – the structures and reactions of the very special group of chemicals called biomolecules that allow life on earth to exist.

Do you know a carbohydrate from a cytosine, and can you tell an amino acid from a fatty acid? If you’ve fallen asleep in class a few too many times to remember what all of those things are, you may have a tryptophan or melatonin problem …and you may want to use our biochemistry quiz to bone up on your biomolecule background.
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Living organisms have a lot of chemicals and elements within them, and studying biochemistry is one way of opening ourselves to this. If you have just begun studying biochemistry, the informative quiz below on basic biochemistry...

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    Which one is odd here?

Biochemistry quiz review. For me.

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    Characteristic(s) of carbon that contribute to its ability to form diverse organic molecules include

A quiz for the Biochemistry Unit of SBI4U Biology.

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    Which of these elements is NOT a constituent of Carbohydrates?

Covers the chemistry of life; water & properties, macromolecules, DNA structure & replication,transcription and translation, enzymes, cell respiration and photosynthesis

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    Nucleotides consist of which three structures?



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    What cells in the pancreas release insulin?

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Biochemistry Questions & Answers


Which carbohydrates are present in both plants and animals and state the functions of each?
The correct answer is GLUCOSE AND STARCH. The carbohydrates that are present in both plants and animals are known as starch and glucose. Glucose is the simplest form of carbohydrates. It is a simple monosaccharide (sugar) with a molecular formula of
Which of the following explains the pathophysiology of type I familial dyslipidemia?
1. lipoprotein lipase defi ciency-the correct answer is c. type i dyslipidemia is caused by a defi ciency of lipoprotein lipase. this enzyme exists in capillary walls of adipose and muscle tissue and cleaves triglycerides into free fatty acids and gl
What is the site of pathology for the following patient? A 32-year-old develops polyuria. Her nephrologist monitors her closely on a water deprivation test, and she continues to have...
1. adenohypophysis-the correct answer is a. the adenohypophysis is not related to the pathology of diabetes insipidus.answer b is incorrect. d1 receptors are not involved in nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.answer c is incorrect. this is nephrogenic, n
What is the likely crystal seen above? The pH of the urine specimen was 8.0.
C is the answer to this. The urine sample is showing signs of triple phosphate. There are different reasons why this may appear in the urine. This may happen when a person has ingested certain types of food. There are also instances when this will sh
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