What is Protein? - Definition, Function, Benefits & Sources


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What do you call subunits that form a protein molecule?

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1. Which of the following is a macromolecule?

2. What is the function of protein in the human body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge how much you understand about protein. Information you should focus on to pass the quiz includes the structure of a protein molecule and a food source that has complete proteins.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these tools to assess yourself on:

  • An example of a macromolecule
  • Structure of protein and subunits
  • The term for the subunits that make up a protein molecule
  • A food source that contains complete proteins
  • The role(s) proteins play in the body

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on protein
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the role of protein in the body
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of a macromolecule

Additional Learning

To fully understand information related to protein, review the related lesson titled What is Protein? - Definition, Function, Benefits & Sources. The following objectives can be found in this lesson:

  • Identify what proteins and macromolecules are
  • Learn about the basic structure of a protein molecule
  • Review the different types of food that contain protein
  • Recall the benefits of having protein in a diet
  • Observe an illustration of a primary protein chain