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Self Tests
1. How many of the following are carbohydrates?

Sucrose
Estrogen
Glucose
Glycogen
Monosaccharide
Disaccharide

2. How many of the following are carbohydrates?

Glycogen
Hemoglobin
Steroids
Starch
DNA
Amino acids

3. How many of the following true of proteins?

They are made of nucleotides
There are thousands of different proteins in humans
Hemoglobin is an example protein
Proteins are made of many amino acids.
Disaccharids are a type of protein.
Proteins can form receptors in cell membranes

4. How many of the following contain nitrogen?

Carbohydrate
Protein
Blood sugar
Polysaccharide
Hemoglobin
Glucose

5. How many of the following are lipids? (Careful - do not include lipoproteins.)

Estrogen
Hemoglobin
Steroids
HDL
Starch
DNA

6. How many of the following are lipids? (Careful - do not include lipoproteins.)

Testosterone
Fatty acids
Phospholipids
VLDL
Cholesterol
Triglycerides

7. How many of the following are lipoproteins?

Estrogen
Testosterone
Steroids
HDL
VLDL
LDL

8. How many of the following are steroids

Lipids
Estrogen
Cholesterol
Triglycerides
Starch
Glucose

9. How many of the following are true of DNA?

Made of nucleotides
Contains uracil
Contains nitrogen bases
Contains triglycerides and steroids
Found in the nucleus of a cell
Is a type of nucleic acid

10. How many of the following are polymers?

Steroids
Proteins
DNA
Hemoglobin
Glycogen
Glucose

 
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