Medical Quiz

Macromolecules Quiz


Which macromolecule stores energy, insulates us, and makes up the cell membrane?

A. lipids

B. proteins

C. carbohydrates

D. nucleic acids

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

A. Carbohydrate

B. Lipids

C. Water

D. Protein

Enzymes are..

A. nucleic acids 

B. carbohydrates 

C. lipids 

D. proteins 

Is found in the cell membrane as a bilayer.

A. lipids

B. protein

C. nucleic acid

D. carbohydrate

Monosaccharides are monomers of

A. Carbohydrates

B. Lipids

C. Proteins

D. Nucleic Acids

Proteins are made of monomers called ___________

A. Nucleotides

B. Monosaccharides

C. Amino Acids

D. Glycerol and fatty acids

Which is an example of a lipid?

A. Candy

B. Olive Oil


D. Meat

All organic compounds contain the element

A. carbon

B. nitrogen

C. phosphorus

D. sulfur

An example of a carbohydrate would be?

A. pasta

B. T-bone steak

C. chicken leg

D. cheese

A carbohydrate is a macromolecule that is used to…

A. give cells/systems energy.

B. build cell parts.

C. give cells/systems long term energy storage.

D. help cells with chemical processes.

The function of nucleic acids, such as DNA are for building proteins and carrying the ___________ info.

A. genetic

B. disease fighting 

C. bone building 

D. energy

Another name for fats and oils

A. proteins

B. sugar

C. lipids

D. nucleic acids

Waxes, oils and fats are examples of

A. Carbohydrates

B. Lipids

C. Proteins

D. Nucleic Acids

Used for short term (quick) energy.

A. carbohydrates

B. lipids

C. proteins

D. nucleic acids

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 group of biomolecules provide quick energy to organisms?

A. proteins

B. carbohydrates

C. lipids

D. nucleic acids

Which are enzymes?

A. simple carbohydrates

B. proteins that speed up chemical reactions

C. lipids that make up the cell membrane

D. a building block of DNA

The word saccharide means:

A. sugar

B. glucose

C. sweetener

D. carbohydrate

Provides long term energy and insulation,

A. lipids

B. carbohydrates

C. nucleic acids

D. proteins

Contains a phosphate, sugar and nitrogen base

A. nucleic acid

B. lipid

C. carbohydrate

D. protein


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