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1. How many of the following can be found in glucose?

Carbon
Hydrogen
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Lipids
Sodium

2. How many of the following contain carbon?

Water
Sucrose
HDL and VLDL
Estrogen and Testosterone
Hemoglobin
Hydrogen

3. How many of the following contain nitrogen?

Water
Collagen
Starch
Elastin (a protein)
Hemoglobin
Amino acids

4. How many are true of water?

Water is a carbohydrate
Water is a molecule
Water is made of atoms
Water is the most common molecule found in humans
Water contains hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon
Each water molecule contains three atoms

5. How many are true of DNA

DNA contains information for making proteins
DNA is made of amino acids and fructose
One DNA molecule typically contains many genes
DNA can be found in the cells of your foot.
DNA is a type of lipid
Uracil is a nitrogen base found in DNA

6. How many of the following are monosaccharides?

Testosterone
Glucose
Hemoglobin
Fructose
Sucrose
Starch

7. How many of the following are steroids?

Estrogen
Testosterone
Cholesterol
HDL
VLDL
LDL

8. Which of the following does NOT contain carbon?

Lipids
Water
Cholesterol
Nitrogen
Starch
Hemoglobin

9. How many of the following are true of hemoglobin.

It can be found in the blood
It is made of 146 monosaccharides
It is larger than water, but smaller than DNA
It is a type of protein
It is made with information that originates on DNA
It contains nitrogen

10. How many of the following are atoms (and not molecules).

Hydrogen
Water
Carbon
ATP
Nitrogen
Potassium

 
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