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Viruses Biomolecules Quiz


Which biomolecule is this a picture of? (Hint: it is made of amino acids)
A.     Proteins
B.     Nucleic Acids
C.     Lipids
D.     Carbohydrates

Viruses are cells.
A. True

The reason that viruses are considered to be nonliving is because
A. They are not cellular
B. They cannot reproduce on their own
C. They cannot make proteins
D. all of the above

Which biomolecule is this a picture of?
A.     Protein
B.     Nucleic Acid
C.     Lipid
D.     Carbohydrate

A(n) _____ is a virus that enters a bacterial cell.
A. endospore
B. decomposer
C. plasmid
D. bacteriophage

What part of the virus is number 1?
A.     Capsid
B.     DNA
C.     Surface Markers
D.     Envelope

What is the first step of the virus reproduction cycle?
A. The viruses genetic material (DNA) starts to take over the functions of the cell
B. The host cell bursts open, releasing the new viruses
C. The virus injects its genetic material into the cell
D. A virus attaches to the surface of a host cell

What do viruses need to reproduce?
A. they need genetic material
B. They need a host cell
C. They need bacteria
D. They need insulin

ALL polymers (large molecules) are made up of…
A. monosaccharides
B. monomers
C. proteins
D. None of these

What part of the virus is number 2?
A.     Capsid
B.     DNA
C.     Surface Markers
D.     Envelope

The monomer (building block) of a nucleic acid is
A.     Monosaccharide
B.     Amino Acid
C.     Nucleotide
D.     Polysaccharide

What is the monomer for a protein?
A. Monosaccharide
B. Triglyceride
C. Amino Acid
D. Nucleotide

Which viral life cycle allows viral genetic material to lay dormant while the host cell reproduces?
A. lytic
B. mitosis
C. lysogenic
D. S phase

What is a way to become immune to a disease without first having the disease?
A. antibiotics
B. Anti-retroviral drugs
C. Vaccinations
D. Exposure Therapies

What part of the virus is number 3?
A.     Capsid
B.     DNA
C.     Surface Markers
D.     Envelope

Which biomolecule includes sugars and starches? (Hint: simple or complex)
A. Lipids
B. Proteins
C. Carbohydrates
D. Nucleic Acids

Which of the following occurs right after a virus attaches to a host cell in the viral reproduction process?
A. The host cell dies
B. The virus dies
C. The virus inserts its genetic information into the host cell
D. copies of the virus are immediately released from the host

Lipids are made up of which of the following?
A. glycerol and fatty acids tails
B. glycerol and monolipids
C. fatty acids and phosolipids
D. amino acids and nucleotides

Is a virus considered living or non-living?
A. Living
B. Non-Living
C. Neither

What part of a virus is the protein capsule that houses the genetic material (DNA/RNA)?
A. tail
B. nucleus
C. capsid
D. glycoprotein

Lysis is 
A. rupture of a cell membrane
B. replication of a virus
C. bacterial reproduction
D. a process that rarely happens

Which biomolecule is found in pastas and breads? (Hint: it is a polymer)
A.     Lipid
B.     Protein
C.     Simple Carbohydrate
D.     Complex Carbohydrate

Which of the following is NOT a biomolecule?
A. Water
B. Nucleic Acid
C. Protein
D. Lipid

Which biomolecule is made of nucleotides and include your DNA? (Hint: they carry genetic information)
A.     Carbohydrate
B.     Lipids
C.     Protein
D.     Nucleic Acid

Monomers combine to form ________ through the process of ________.
A. polymers; hydrolysis
B. polymers; dehydration synthesis
C. monomers; hydrolysis
D. monomers; dehydration synthesis


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