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Lipids Quiz


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Which of the following is considered a bad fat?

A. Monosaccharide

B. Unsaturated fat

C. Saturated fat

D. Carbohydrate


Ideally, what is the recommended amount of cholesterol that should be consumed daily?

A. None

B. 1 g 

C. 2 g

D. 4 g


A sedentary lifestyle can cause glucose to turn into body fat. What is the best synonym for “sedentary?”

A. healthy

B. hyperactive

C. sleep-deprived

D. inactive


How come having excess cholesterol in our arteries is not desirable?

A. having excess cholesterol makes us weigh more 

B. It is desirable to have excess cholesterol in your arteries 

C. Can block blood flow and lead to heart disease 


Fish, nuts, oils and avocado are health sources of….

A. Fiber

B. Protein

C. Minerals

D. Fat


Why is fat an important part of our diet?

A. Because it tastes good

B. Because it carries so much energy

C. Because it contains nutrients you can’t get from anything else

D. Because it contain oxygen atoms


Which of the following items might be high in saturated fat?

A. purified water

B. whole wheat bread

C. ice cream

D. broccoli


Why are LDLs (Low-Density Lipoproteins) considered “losers”

A. They are found in every fatty food 

B. They transport excess cholesterol back to liver 

C. They transport excess cholesterol to arteries 

D. They are processed through the body very slowly 


How do lipids function for cells and organisms?

A. store information

B. store energy

C. breakdown wastes

D. join with substrates


Why are HDLS (High-Density Lipoproteins) considered the “heroes”?

A. They transport excess cholesterol back to liver 

B. They transport excess cholesterol to arteries 

C. They are processed through the body very quickly 

D. They are found in every fatty food 


What type of fat is the BEST to consume?

A. Trans 

B. Polyunsaturated 

C. Monounsaturated 

D. Saturated 


Examples of polyunsaturated fats are

A. Butter, mayonaise, dairy

B. Animal products 

C. Vegetable oils, corn oil, soybean oil

D. Olive oil, avocados, peanuts 


True or False. Monounsaturated fats are the only good fats for you.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A product that contains lots of hydrogenated oils is probably rich in:

A. Saturated fat

B. Unsaturated fat

C. Monosaturated fat

D. Trans fat


Which of the following is a lipid?

A. lard

B. cellulose

C. glucose

D. protein


What are some examples of monounsaturated  fats?

A. Butter, mayonaise, dairy 

B. Vegetable oil 

C. Olive oil, avocados, peanuts 

D. Animal products 


Which nutrient supplies the most energy per gram? 

A. carbohydrates

B. fats

C. protein

D. water


Stored energy e.g. oils, butter, margarine

A. Fats

B. Carbohydrates

C. Minerals

D. Vitamins


Monomers of Lipids include

A. amino acids

B. monosaccharides

C. nucleotides

D. glycerol and fatty acids


Which of these are examples of Lipids?

A. simple sugars

B. complex carbohydrates

C. fats, oils, & waxes

D. hair, skin, & nails


Animal products are good sources of 

A. Monounsaturated fats 

B. Saturated fats

C. Trans Fats 


The characteristic that all lipids have in common is—-

A. made of lots of double bonds

B. acidic when mixed with water

C. no high energy content

D. do not dissolve in water


Why is saturated fat found in so many animal products?

A. Because it’s part of the cell membranes of animal tissues

B. Because animals must eat saturated fat to survive

C. Because proteins are broken down into saturated fat when animals die

D. Because saturated fat is a key component of animal bones


What is Hydrogenation?
And Is it good for us?

A. Hydrogen atoms converting a solid fat into liquid/NO

B. Hydrogen atoms converting a solid fat into liquid/YES 

C. Hydrogen atoms converting an oil into a solid form/ NO

D. Hydrogen atoms converting an oil into a solid form/ YES


Which is an example of a lipid?

A. candy

B. olive oil

C. meat

D. DNA




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