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4 Matching questions

  1. What enzyme is released by the stomach to digest protein?
    A) Trypsin
    B) Lipoprotein lipase
    C) Pepsin
    D) Amylase
  2. In proteins, amino acids are joined by _______________ bonds
  3. Jack weighs 176 pounds. What would be his RDA for protein?
    A) 27 grams
    B) 64 grams
    C) 80 grams
    D) 10 grams
  4. Wilma is an alcoholic. Her liver has been damaged to such a degree that it cannot produce the appropriate blood proteins for fluid balance. She develops a condition called edema, which is
    A) cardiovascular disease.
    B) extreme thirst.
    C) loss of muscle mass.
    D) the build up of fluids in extracellular spaces.
  1. a B
  2. b C - pepsin
  3. c peptide
  4. d D - the build up of fluids in extracellular spaces

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. C - the size of his vital organs
  2. D - 20
  3. D - acting as buffers
  4. B
  5. Denaturation

5 True/False questions

  1. High protein diets may be harmful for
    A) the elderly.
    B) athletes.
    C) body builders.
    D) those with kidney disease.
    D - acting as buffers

          

  2. Which of the following is a food that provides adequate amounts all of the essential amino acids?
    A) Peanut butter
    B) Navy beans
    C) Milk
    D) Wheat
    B

          

  3. The basic structure of an amino acid is C carbon atom with four different elements/groups bonded to it. The carbon has a hydrogen atom attached, a carboxyl group (acid group), a __________ , and a generic "R" group, which identifies the amino acid.
    A) sulfhydryl group
    B) hydroxyl group
    C) amino group
    D) methyl group
    peptide

          

  4. Today the best estimate for the amount of protein required for nearly all adults is _____ grams per kilogram body weight per day.
    A) 2
    B) 0.6
    C) 1.5
    D) 0.8
    D - 0.8

          

  5. Proteins are digested in which areas of the body?
    A) Small and large intestines
    B) Mouth and stomach
    C) Stomach and small intestine
    D) Mouth and small intestine
    D - acting as buffers

          

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