Lactose Intolerance and the Major Disaccharides: Definition, Structure & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a disaccharide?

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1. Which disaccharide will be created when two glucose molecules are combined?

2. Linking which two monosaccharides together will create sucrose?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at the main sugars in the body, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of lactose intolerance and the structure of major disaccharides. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the types of disaccharides as well as knowing what will happen when two glucose molecules are combined.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Types of disaccharides
  • What happens when two glucose molecules combine
  • How sucrose is created
  • Enzyme needed to break down lactose
  • Condition a person might have if they experience cramps, bloating, nausea and gas after drinking milk

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how sucrose is created and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a condition that includes symptoms such as diarrhea, bloating, gas and nausea
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related disaccharides lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about how why many can't eat any diary products, review the corresponding lesson, Lactose Intolerance and the Major Disaccharides: Definition, Structure & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the three types of monosaccharides
  • Appreciate why disaccharides are called double sugars
  • Explain how maltose and lactose are formed