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5 Matching questions

  1. wax
  2. absorption
  3. disaccharide
  4. heat
  5. carbohydrate
  1. a The uptake of small nutrient molecules by an organism's own body; the third main stage of food processing, following digestion
  2. b A sugar or one of its dimers or polymers
  3. c A lipid that consists of one fatty acid linked to an alcohol
  4. d The total amount of kinetic energy due to molecular motion in a body of matter
  5. e A double sugar, consisting of two monosaccharides joined by dehydration synthesis

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. One of many fine, fingerlike projections of the epithelial cells in the lumen of the small intestine that increase its surface area
  2. sweat on our skin evaporates with the wind causing cooling
  3. One of a family of compounds, including fats, phospholipids, and steroids, that are insoluble in water
  4. A chemical process that lyses, or splits, molecules by the addition of water; an essential process in digestion
  5. In the vertebrate digestive tract, a muscular ring that regulates the passage of food out of the stomach and into the small intestine

5 True/False questions

  1. potential energyThe covalent bond between two amino acid units, formed by a dehydration reaction


  2. organic compounda combination of two or more elements


  3. starchA type of lipid characterized by a carbon skeleton consisting of four rings with various functional groups attached


  4. hydrophilicnot liking water


  5. liverIn nutrition, a chemical element other than hydrogen, oxygen, or nitrogen that an organism requires for proper body functioning


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