Hydrolysis and Dehydration: Definitions & Examples


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In a dehydration reaction, _____ are linked together to form _____.

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1. Hydrolysis is the _____ of water to break apart _____.

2. What is the role of an enzyme?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Dehydration and hydrolysis are important processes within the body. This quiz/worksheet combination will help test your understanding of the processes. You will be assessed on both of these topics as well as the classes of biomolecules.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these biology assessments, the questions will test you on:

  • The dehydration reaction
  • Hydrolysis
  • Enzymes' role in the cell
  • The main biomolecule classes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow the student to practice the following skills:

  • Defining Key Concepts- ensure that you can define main terms such as hydrolysis and dehydration
  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding macromolecules
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about enzymes and biomolecules

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson by the name of Hydrolysis and Dehydration: Definitions & Examples in order to learn more. These objectives will be covered:

  • Understand the building blocks of living things
  • Differentiate between monomers and polymers
  • Know the difference between dehydration and hydrolysis
  • Identify how digestion relates to this topic