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Enzyme Quiz


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Identify what is labeled with the letter D

A. active site

B. enzyme

C. substrate

D. products


What is structure A?

A. Substrate

B. Active site

C. Enzyme

D. Products


What is structure E, F, G?

A. Substrate

B. Active site

C. Enzyme

D. Products


Based on their role in the cell, enzymes can also be classified as –

A. inhibitors

B. catalysts

C. sources of energy

D. vitamins


When an enzyme loses it’s 3 dimensional shape, it becomes _____.

A. denatured

B. free at last

C. a super enzyme


What is structure C?

A. Substrate

B. Active site

C. Enzyme

D. Products


Enzymes need certain environmental conditions in order to function properly.  What happens when enzymes are heated to a high temperature?

A. they die

B. they denature

C. they change their amino acid sequence

D. they work better


What is the primary role of enzymes inside of living cells? 

A. store genetic information

B. store energy

C. they help fight infections

D. speed up chemical reactions 


Enzymes are composed of which of the following monomers? (Hint: Enzymes are proteins. What is the monomer for a protein?)

A. amino acids

B. proteins

C. nucleotides

D. monosaccharides


What is the purpose  of an enzyme?

A. give permission for the reaction

B. raise activation energy

C. speed up reactions

D. control how many reactions occur


After the enzyme and substrate bind together and perform the reaction, what does the substrate become?

A. another substrate

B. an enzyme

C. a product

D. an active site


What is structure D?

A. Substrate

B. Active site

C. Enzyme

D. Products


Which of the following suggests that the shape of an enzyme determines the enzyme’s function?

A. Enzymes only bind to specific substrates.

B. Enzymes can operate in a wide range of conditions.

C. Enzymes are activated by neighboring molecules.

D. Enzymes can be found in all life-forms.


What makes an enzyme specific?

A. Size

B. Shape

C. Name

D. Location it is found in


What 3 letters do enzymes typically end in?

A. -ose

B. -ase

C. -ese

D. -tic


The primary role of a digestive enzyme would be to –

A. build new polymers

B. absorb nutrients

C. break apart large molecules

D. slow down harmful reactions


Which of the following is likely the name of an enzyme?

A. Lactose

B. Fructose

C. Sucrase

D. Galactose


What is letter C pointing to?

A. active site

B. enzyme

C. substrate

D. products




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