Biochemical Reactions: Synthesis and Decomposition


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Which of the following describes a biochemical reaction?

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1. When amino acids combine to form a protein molecule, which biochemical reaction took place?

2. If reactants can interact to form products, but the products can also react to form the reactants, which biochemical reaction took place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Different types of biochemical reactions occur in the body. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the definitions and concepts of synthesis, decomposition, and reversible reactions in biochemistry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll be tested on the following:

  • What biochemical reactions are
  • Application of different biochemical reactions
  • Identification of specific types of reactions

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on biochemical reactions
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases from biochemistry, such as synthesis, decomposition, and reversible reactions
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as reactants and products
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of biochemical reactions

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Biochemical Reactions: Synthesis and Decomposition, was designed with the following objectives:

  • Define key terminology related to biochemical reactions
  • Understand the processes of these three types of reactions
  • Correctly notate each type of reaction
  • Identify the difference between products and reactants