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Introduction to Organic Chemistry for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Proteins are biological molecules made of _____.

Question 2 2. What holds high density polyethylene together?

Question 3 3. Cellulose & proteins are types of

Question 4 4. Proteins in our skin, hair, and nails are called what?

Question 5 5. Choose the structure that represents the order of amino acids in a protein.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a function performed by proteins?

Question 7 7. The _____ has an oxygen atom single-bonded to hydrogen and single-bonded to a carbon-containing group.

Question 8 8. How many natural amino acids are there?

Question 9 9.

A single sugar is called a 'monosaccharide.'

'_____saccharide' refers to a three sugar polymer.

Question 10 10. Identify the secondary structure that is NOT held together by hydrogen bonds.

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

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. How many kinds of amino acids can the human body use?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements correctly describes the behavior of the sickle cell hemoglobin?

Question 15 15. What are the monomer units in protein polymers?

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Question 16 16. What is the shorthand for a carbon-containing substance in organic chemistry?

Question 17 17. What does N-terminus refer to?

Question 18 18. A two unit molecule is a

Question 19 19. The breakdown of protein secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure is called _____.

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

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Question 21 21. Why does soap remove grease from pans when we wash dishes?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true about organic molecules?

Question 23 23. Which amino acid has no side chain?

Question 24 24. Which of the following makes proline a 'special' amino acid?

Question 25 25. When a protein makes it easier for a biological reaction to happen, it is acting as _____.

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Question 26 26. Lactose is composed of a glucose molecule and a galactose molecule, therefore, lactose is classified as a _____.

Question 27 27. A long chain molecule formed by many smaller units is called a

Question 28 28. How is the tertiary structure of protein different from that of a quaternary structure?

Question 29 29. Which set of functional groups is always found in sugars?

Question 30 30. All of the following statements are true about lipids, EXCEPT that _____.

Introduction to Organic Chemistry for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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