Glycogenesis, Glycogenolysis, and Gluconeogenesis


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When carbohydrates are eaten, your digestive system breaks them down into what simple sugar?

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1. If you eat a carbohydrate-rich meal your body will move the excess glucose out of your blood to store it as _____, through a process known as _____.

2. Which of the following is defined as the creation of new glucose from molecules that are not carbohydrates, such as proteins and lipids?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a series of questions related to definitions of glycogenesis, glycogenolysis, and gluconeogenesis. It will ask you to identify the correct definition in the choices provided.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions will test you on these definitions:

  • Carbohydrates
  • Glucose
  • Glycogen
  • Glycogenesis
  • Gluconeogenesis
  • Glycogenolysis

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related glycogenesis, glycogenolysis, and gluconeogenesis lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of glycogenesis, glycogenolysis, and gluconeogenesis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding carbohydrates and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The quiz is just one part of your learning process. Make sure to head to the corresponding lesson Glycogenesis, Glycogenolysis, and Gluconeogenesis for even more practice. The lesson covers these topics:

  • Exploring carbohydrates relation to glucose
  • Explaining the process of glycogenesis
  • Describing the reasons for glycogenolysis
  • Detailing the meaning of gluconeogenesis