Maltose: Definition, Structure & Function - Quiz & Worksheet


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What enzyme breaks the starch in plants into maltose?

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1. Why do the starches need to be broken down into maltose?

2. Which of the following are not considered sweet?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz tests how much you know about the structure and function of maltose. You will also be tested on how maltose forms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In order to complete this quiz you will need to be able to identify:

  • The structure of maltose
  • Parts of maltose
  • Things that taste sweet

Skills Practiced

While taking this quiz you will be getting practice with these skills as well:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on maltose
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding enzymes that break down starch
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why starches need to be broken down

Additional Learning

Are you eager to learn more? This subject is covered in greater detail in the lesson entitled Maltose: Definition, Structure & Function. This lesson focuses on teaching you about:

  • Carbohydrates
  • The exact structure of maltose
  • Maltose's role in digestion