Basic Organic Chemistry: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The _____ has an oxygen atom single-bonded to hydrogen and single-bonded to a carbon-containing group.

Question 2 2. What atoms are connected by a peptide bond?

Question 3 3. What does N-terminus refer to?

Question 4 4. Identify the secondary structure that is NOT held together by hydrogen bonds.

Question 5 5. Why does soap remove grease from pans when we wash dishes?

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Question 6 6. What is the functional group that is formed when glycerol reacts with carboxylic acids to form triglycerides?

Question 7 7. What is the shorthand for a carbon-containing substance in organic chemistry?

Question 8 8. All of the following statements are true about lipids, EXCEPT that _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following reactions forms peptide bonds?

Question 10 10.

A single sugar is called a 'monosaccharide.'

'_____saccharide' refers to a three sugar polymer.

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Question 11 11. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 12 12. Choose the structure that represents the order of amino acids in a protein.

Question 13 13. Which amino acid has no side chain?

Question 14 14. Carlos just finished an exhausting workout. Which of the following carbohydrates can be readily used by his body as a source of fuel?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a function performed by proteins?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements correctly describes the behavior of the sickle cell hemoglobin?

Question 17 17. Which of the following functional groups contains nitrogen?

Question 18 18. What holds high density polyethylene together?

Question 19 19. 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?

Question 20 20. How is the tertiary structure of protein different from that of a quaternary structure?

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Question 21 21. A peptide bond is the linkage between:

Question 22 22. Proteins are biological molecules made of _____.

Question 23 23. What are the monomer units in protein polymers?

Question 24 24. How many kinds of amino acids can the human body use?

Question 25 25. Lactose is composed of a glucose molecule and a galactose molecule, therefore, lactose is classified as a _____.

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Question 26 26. What type of reaction causes the formation of sugar molecules larger than monosaccharides?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is true about organic molecules?

Question 28 28. Which amino acid is involved in formation of disulfide bonds?

Question 29 29. Proteins in our skin, hair, and nails are called what?

Question 30 30. Which category of amino acids cannot participate in hydrogen bonding with its side chain?

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