Biochemical Basis of Living Systems Quiz

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What is the general formula for carbohydrates mentioned in the text?

Cx (H2O)y

Which compound does not fit into the definition of a carbohydrate based on the general formula?

Acetic acid (CH3COOH)

How are carbohydrates chemically defined in the text?

Optically active polyhydroxy aldehydes or ketones

What is another name for some sweet-tasting carbohydrates mentioned in the text?


Which sugar is specifically mentioned as common and used in households in the text?


Which domain of study focuses on the chemical processes within living systems?


Which biomolecule primarily consists of cane sugar, glucose, and starch?


What are the essential constituents of our food mentioned in the text?

Carbohydrates and proteins

What is the role of vitamins and mineral salts in living organisms?

They play a crucial role in various organism functions

What is the difference between DNA and RNA?

DNA contains thymine, while RNA contains uracil

Why are carbohydrates considered a large group of organic compounds?

They are the main source of energy for living organisms

Test your knowledge on the biochemical basis of living systems including complex biomolecules like carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, and lipids. Explore how these biomolecules interact within living organisms and their essential roles in sustenance and reproduction.

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