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Carbon Compounds in Living Things

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  • Q1
    What are the three main elements that make up living things?
    nitrogen, carbon, iron
    oxygen, hydrogen, calcium
    hydrogen, oxygen, carbon
    hydrogen, sulfur, helium
    30s
  • Q2
    Which statement best describes the molecules found in living systems?
    They are simple molecules made of carbon and hydrogen.
    They are very complex molecules made mostly of C, H, and O
    The contain mostly sulfur, lead, and gold.
    30s
  • Q3
    Gold
    element
    compound
    30s
  • Q4
    sugar
    element
    compound
    30s
  • Q5
    This is a good solvent and has a high specific heat.
    water
    carbon
    starch
    sugar
    30s
  • Q6
    Our bodies have about the same salinity as found where else?
    air
    soil
    ocean
    river
    30s
  • Q7
    Organic refers to living things that contain what?
    carbon
    hydrogen
    water
    nitrogen
    30s
  • Q8
    What are the 4 groups of carbon compounds found in living things?
    sugar, salt, water, and air
    Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen
    carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids
    30s
  • Q9
    Get and store energy
    fats
    lipids
    proteins
    carbohydrates
    30s
  • Q10
    Store energy for long periods of time
    proteins
    minerals
    lipids
    vitamins
    30s
  • Q11
    Used for growth and repair of body structures
    protein
    lipids
    carbohydrates
    fats
    30s
  • Q12
    Sugar and starches are two types
    vitamins
    lipids
    minerals
    carbohydrates
    30s
  • Q13
    Made from chains of amino acids
    vitamins
    lipids
    proteins
    carbohydrates
    30s
  • Q14
    These contain the information needed to made proteins
    lipids
    fats
    minerals
    nucleic acids
    30s
  • Q15
    glucose
    nucleic acid
    protein
    carbohydrate
    30s

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