Major Elements in Biological Molecules: Proteins, Nucleic Acids, Carbohydrates & Lipids - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which molecule would likely contain nitrogen?

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1. Which molecule would likely contain sulfur?

2. Which molecule would likely contain selenium?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to pass this quiz, you'll need a solid understanding of macromolecules and the elements they contain. You'll receive your quiz scores as soon as you finish.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Ensure that you can correctly answer questions on the following:

  • Which macromolecules contain nitrogen, sulfur and selenium
  • The element not present in all four macromolecules
  • Best description of carbohydrates

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained to identify which macromolecules contain particular elements
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on major elements in biological molecules
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as macromolecules and carbohydrates

Additional Learning

Continue your studies with the associated lesson, Major Elements in Biological Molecules: Proteins, Nucleic Acids, Carbohydrates & Lipids. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what macromolecules are and how they are formed
  • Understand what proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids have in their compositional makeup
  • Appreciate the common elemental ingredients of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen