4 Written Questions
3 Multiple Choice Questions
- Nonpolar molecules that are not soluble or mostly insoluble in water. They include fats, phospholipds, steroids, and waxes.
- a lipid made of three fatty acid molecules and one glycerol molecule
- a subgroup of the steroids and an important class of organic molecules. They occur naturally in plants, animals, and fungi, with the most familiar type of animal sterol being cholesterol. Cholesterol is vital to cellular function, and a precursor to fat-soluble vitamins and steroid hormones.
3 True/False Questions
Steroids → lipids characterized by a carbon skeleton consisting of four fused rings
Saturated Fat → fat with less than the maximum number of hydrogens in one or more of its fatty acid chains
Fats → organic compound consisting of a three-carbon backbone (glycerol) attached to three fatty acids