Basic Biochemistry Concepts Quiz
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Basic Biochemistry Concepts Quiz

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Which element is present in all biochemicals?

Carbon

Why are water and carbon dioxide considered inorganic?

They do not contain both carbon and hydrogen

What are the building blocks of macromolecules known as?

Monomers

Which organic compound is used as long-term energy storage in animals?

<p>Triglycerides</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main difference between saturated and unsaturated fats?

<p>Saturated fats have single carbon bonds, while unsaturated fats have double carbon bonds</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of enzymes in chemical reactions?

<p>They speed up the reaction</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which element is NOT found in proteins?

<p>Oxygen</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the process of combining organic compounds by removing water called?

<p>Dehydration synthesis</p> Signup and view all the answers

In what part of the body is glycogen primarily found?

<p>Liver</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main component of cell membranes?

<p>Phospholipids</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do saturated fats become at room temperature?

<p>Solids</p> Signup and view all the answers

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