What Are Fats? - Functions & Molecular Structure


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Which of the following applies to lipids:

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1. What is this molecule called?

2. What is this image depicting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the function of fat and a type of fat that has a double bond in the carbon chain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Lipids
  • Identifying pictures of different fats
  • Fat that has a double bond in the carbon chain
  • Function of fat

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the fats lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what lipids are
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve fats practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about fats, review the lesson What Are Fats? - Functions & Molecular Structure. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify the structure of fats and what fats are
  • Review the structure and function of glycerol
  • Learn about saturated and unsaturated fats
  • Recall the function of fats and how not all fats are bad for the body, such as helping to make hormones