Macromolecules MC Questions


This set contains 67 questions on macromolecules, including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucliec acids.

Which of the following terms includes all the others?
A) disaccharide
B) monosaccharide
C) carbohydrate
D) polysaccharide
E) starch

A long chain of carbon atoms with a carboxyl (-COOH) group at the end is called a
A) lipid.
B) fatty acid.
C) triglyceride.
D) monoglyceride.
E) fat.

Higher order
You know that a protein contains ionic bonds as well as hydrogen bonds. To disrupt the hydrogen bonds but not the electrostatic interactions you would
A) add a salt and increase the pH.
B) decrease the pH by adding an acid.
C) place the protein in a non-polar environment.
D) heat the protein slightly.
E) add a salt.

The effect of hydrogenation on a lipid is to
A) convert it from unsaturated to saturated.
B) increase the amount of hydrogen.
C) convert it from liquid to solid.
D) allow fatty acids to pack closely.
E) All of the above.

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