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Organic Chemistry Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following makes proline a 'special' amino acid?

Question 2 2. Bread dough rising is caused by which type of reaction?

Question 3 3. A peptide bond is the linkage between:

Question 4 4.

Based on what you've learned, what type of reaction do you think this is:

Methane reacts with bromine (Br-Br) and one of the bromines replaces a hydrogen on methane. The other bromine bonds with the leftover hydrogen that came off of methane.

Question 5 5. Lawrence wants to eat a food that is high in energy before she starts training for her tennis competition. Which of the following types of food will give her the most energy per pound?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following are involved in organic reactions?

Question 7 7. What is the shorthand for carbon in organic chemistry?

Question 8 8. Which of the following functional groups contains nitrogen?

Question 9 9. What type of reaction involves a free radical that starts a chain reaction that results in a bunch of monomers bonded together?

Question 10 10. All of the following are properties of carbon, except:

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Question 11 11. Which category of amino acids cannot participate in hydrogen bonding with its side chain?

Question 12 12. What type of reaction causes the formation of sugar molecules larger than monosaccharides?

Question 13 13. Choose the structure that represents the order of amino acids in a protein.

Question 14 14. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 15 15. How many natural amino acids are there?

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Question 16 16. Proteins in our skin, hair, and nails are:

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements correctly describes the behaviour of the sickle cell hemoglobin?

Question 18 18. _____ hold fats together in biological systems and bond fatty acids to glycerol.

Question 19 19.

Based on this clue, what type of reaction do you think took place?

The products are carbon dioxide gas and alcohol.

Question 20 20. The _____ has an oxygen atom single-bonded to hydrogen and single-bonded to a carbon-containing group.

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Question 21 21. A long chain molecule formed by many smaller units is called a

Question 22 22. Why does soap remove grease from pans when we wash dishes?

Question 23 23. If a single sugar is called a 'monosaccharide,' which word describes a three sugar polymer?

Question 24 24. The branch of chemistry that studies carbon-containing molecules is called:

Question 25 25. What are the monomer units in protein polymers?

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Question 26 26. Which amino acid has no side chain?

Question 27 27. What does N-terminus refer to?

Question 28 28. Which of the following fields require a good understanding of organic chemistry?

Question 29 29. What is the functional group that is formed when glycerol reacts with carboxylic acids to form triglycerides?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is something organic chemists study?

Organic Chemistry Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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