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Unit 2 (Biochemistry) Vocabulary Quiz

Quiz by Mallory Strelecky

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  • Q1
    What is a molecule that does not contain carbon called?
    inorganic
    organic
    lipid
    macromolecule
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  • Q2
    What is an organic molecule?
    any molecule that contains carbon
    any molecule that contains hydrogen and oxygen
    any molecule that is complex
    any molecule that does not contain carbon
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  • Q3
    What is a large organic molecule made up of smaller and simpler molecules called?
    monomer
    macromolecule
    nucleotide
    monosaccharide
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  • Q4
    What is a monomer?
    a long molecule made up of several polymers
    a macromolecule that provides long term energy storage
    a simple molecule that joins with other smaller molecules to form a macromolecule
    a macromolecule that contains genetic information
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  • Q5
    What is a polymer?
    a long molecule made up of several monomers
    the monomer of lipids
    a simple molecule that joins with other smaller molecules to form a macromolecule
    the monomer of proteins
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  • Q6
    Which macromolecule provides quick energy?
    Nucleic Acid
    Lipid
    Carbohydrate
    Protein
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  • Q7
    Which macromolecule provides long term energy storage and insulation?
    Lipid
    Protein
    Nucleic Acid
    Carbohydrate
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  • Q8
    What is the function of proteins?
    provide long term energy storage and insulation
    provide immunity and can serve as enzymes
    provide quick energy
    contain genetic information
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  • Q9
    What is the function of nucleic acids?
    provide quick energy
    provide long term energy storage and insulation
    contain genetic information
    provide immunity and can serve as enzymes
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  • Q10
    What is the monomer of carbohydrates?
    Nucleotide
    Amino Acid
    Monosaccharide
    Fatty Acid
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  • Q11
    What is a polysaccharide?
    a simple molecule that joins with other smaller molecules to form a macromolecule
    a macromolecule that provides long term energy storage and insulation
    a large carbohydrate formed from several monosaccharides joined together
    a macromolecule that contains genetic information
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  • Q12
    What is the monomer of lipids?
    Fatty Acid
    Nucleotide
    Monosaccharide
    Amino Acid
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  • Q13
    What is an amino acid?
    the monomer of lipids
    the monomer of nucleic acids
    the monomer of proteins
    the monomer of carbohydrates
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  • Q14
    What is a nucleotide?
    the monomer of proteins
    the monomer of nucleic acids
    the monomer of carbohydrates
    the monomer of lipids
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  • Q15
    What is glucose?
    a carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of plants
    a polysaccharide that stores energy in plants
    a simple sugar that is an important source of energy
    a form of stored energy in animal cells
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  • Q16
    Which is a polysaccharide that stores energy in plants?
    Glycogen
    Starch
    Cellulose
    Glucose
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  • Q17
    Which is a form of stored energy in animal cells?
    Starch
    Glycogen
    Glucose
    Cellulose
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  • Q18
    What is cellulose?
    a form of stored energy in animal cells
    a simple sugar that is an important source of energy
    a carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of plants
    a polysaccharide that stores energy in plants
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  • Q19
    What is insulin?
    a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen
    a protein that regulates blood sugar
    a carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of plants
    a form of stored energy in animal cells
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  • Q20
    Which is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen?
    Hemoglobin
    Insulin
    Glycogen
    Glucose
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