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Macromolecules Quiz


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What unit is the energy we consumed measured in?

A. grams

B. %

C. calories

D. mg


In an experiment , the condition that is manipulated (changed) by a scientist is the

A. Constant

B. Dependent variable

C. Control condition

D. Independent variable


This is found outside of the nucleus of an atom

A. electron

B. neutron

C. proton

D. membrane


Enzymes and catalysts are

A. always used up

B. hard to replace

C. are reusable


Contains a phosphate, sugar and nitrogen base

A. nucleic acid

B. lipid

C. carbohydrate

D. protein


When reading the nutrition facts on food packaging total fats is a measure of…

A. Carbohydrate

B. Lipids

C. Water

D. Protein


Enzymes affect the reactions in living cells by increasing the

A. Activation energy of the reaction

B. Speed of the reaction

C. Temperature of the reaction


What is the function of nucleic acids?

A. store genetic information

B. store energy (long-term)

C. store energy (short-term)

D. build skin, hair, nails, muscles


Which word best describes a scientific hypothesis?

A. provable

B. theoretical

C. testable

D. quantifiable


In an experiment , the condition being measured by a scientist is the

A. Independent variable

B. Dependent variable

C. Control condition

D. Constant


Proteins are made of monomers called ___________

A. Nucleotides

B. Monosaccharides

C. Amino Acids

D. Glycerol and fatty acids


What is “One piece”, such as nucleotides, that makes up the complex molecule of DNA?

A. polymer

B. monomer

C. lipid

D. protein


Another name for fats and oils

A. proteins

B. sugar

C. lipids

D. nucleic acids


Which group of biomolecules provide quick energy to organisms?

A. proteins

B. carbohydrates

C. lipids

D. nucleic acids


Provides long term energy and insulation,

A. lipids

B. carbohydrates

C. nucleic acids

D. proteins


Waxes, oils and fats are examples of

A. Carbohydrates

B. Lipids

C. Proteins

D. Nucleic Acids


Enzyme function is temperature dependent.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What is the dependent variable in the following experiment: An investigation found that cat grass grows best in artificial light.

A. Artificial light

B. Best Grass seed

C. Cat grass growth

D. Water added


Is found in the cell membrane as a bilayer.

A. lipids

B. protein

C. nucleic acid

D. carbohydrate


How is a protein’s shape important to its function?

A. The function of the protein is directly related to its shape

B. The shape of the protein is unaffected by the changes in the proteins environment

C. Proteins have no significant function in the human body


This is the smallest unit that still has the same properties of an element.

A. proton

B. lipid

C. protein

D. atom


Enzymes in humans function best at cold temperatures.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


An animal that can keep its internal environment the same is called

A. Hyperstasis

B. Envirostasis

C. Reproduction

D. Homeostasis


In an experiment , the condition held the same by a scientist is the

A. Constant

B. Control condition

C. Dependent variable

D. Independent variable


All organic compounds contain the element

A. carbon

B. nitrogen

C. phosphorus

D. sulfur




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