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5 Matching questions

  1. Steroids
  2. Hydrolysis
  3. Unsaturated
  4. Monomer
  5. Cellulose
  1. a small molecules
  2. b very different from fats in structure and function; the carbon skeleton of a steroid is bent to form four fused rings
  3. c the most abundant organic compound on Earth, forms cable-like fibrils in the tough walls that enclose plant cells and is a major component of wood
  4. d the fewer than the maximum number of hydrogens at the location of the double bond
  5. e the process of digesting giant molecules to make their monomers available to your cells, which can then rebuild the monomers into your own brand of macromolecules.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. made of one or two rings
  2. a repeating pattern of sugar-phosphate-sugar-phosphate, with the bases hanging off the backbone like appendages
  3. the process that the manufacturer can convert unsaturated fats to saturated fats by hydrogen
  4. diets high in saturated fats may contribute to cardiovascular disease by promoting atherosclerosis
  5. a type of unsaturated fat that is even more unhealthy than saturated fat

5 True/False questions

  1. Macromoleculeson a molecular scale, many of life's molecules are gigantic


  2. Isomers
    molecules that have the same molecular formula but different structures


  3. Tryglycerideproteins usually consist of 100 or more amino acids, forming a chain


  4. RNARibonucleic Acid; single stranded


  5. Hydrophilicmeans that they do not mix with water