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Introduction to Organic Chemistry for the MCAT: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What type of reaction causes the formation of sugar molecules larger than monosaccharides?

Question 2 2. Which of the following roles do lipids NOT play in our bodies?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. A long chain molecule formed by many smaller units is called a

Question 5 5. What are the monomer units in protein polymers?

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Question 6 6. Identify the secondary structure that is NOT held together by hydrogen bonds.

Question 7 7. Lactose is composed of a glucose molecule and a galactose molecule, therefore, lactose is classified as a _____.

Question 8 8. What is the shorthand for a carbon-containing substance in organic chemistry?

Question 9 9. What does N-terminus refer to?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements correctly describes the behavior of the sickle cell hemoglobin?

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Question 11 11. How is the tertiary structure of protein different from that of a quaternary structure?

Question 12 12. The _____ has an oxygen atom single-bonded to hydrogen and single-bonded to a carbon-containing group.

Question 13 13. Which of the following reactions forms peptide bonds?

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

Question 15 15. Which amino acid is involved in formation of disulfide bonds?

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Question 16 16.

A single sugar is called a 'monosaccharide.'

'_____saccharide' refers to a three sugar polymer.

Question 17 17. When a protein makes it easier for a biological reaction to happen, it is acting as _____.

Question 18 18. What holds high density polyethylene together?

Question 19 19. How many natural amino acids are there?

Question 20 20. A peptide bond is the linkage between:

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Question 21 21. _____ hold fats together in biological systems and bond fatty acids to glycerol.

Question 22 22. How many kinds of amino acids can the human body use?

Question 23 23. Proteins are biological molecules made of _____.

Question 24 24. The breakdown of protein secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure is called _____.

Question 25 25. Which set of functional groups is always found in sugars?

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Question 26 26. A two unit molecule is a

Question 27 27. Which of the following makes proline a 'special' amino acid?

Question 28 28. Which category of amino acids cannot participate in hydrogen bonding with its side chain?

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

Question 30 30. Cellulose & proteins are types of

Introduction to Organic Chemistry for the MCAT: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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