Sugar Molecule: Structure & Formula


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Sugars are comprised of which of the following molecules?

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1. What is an example of a monosaccharide?

2. Disaccharides are made from monosaccharides by removing what molecule during which reaction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of the structure and formula of a sugar molecule. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include monosaccharides and insulin.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Molecules monosaccharides are composed of
  • Disaccharides
  • Oligosaccharides
  • Examples of a monosaccharide
  • Insulin

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sugar
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as monosaccharides and disaccharides
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding insulin and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about oligosaccharides

Additional Learning

To learn more about sugar, review the accompanying lesson called Sugar Molecule: Structure & Formula. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify four basic types of saccharides
  • Define fructose and sucrose
  • Know molecular structures of various saccharides
  • Explain dehydration, synthesis, hydrolysis and glycogen