Biomolecules: Carbohydrates Quiz

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What elements are present in biomolecules?

Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur

Which biomolecule is classified based on the number of sugar units obtained upon hydrolysis?

Carbohydrates

What are the building blocks of proteins?

Amino acids

Which biomolecule plays structural and dynamic roles, acting as enzymes and antibodies?

Proteins

What are the two types of nucleic acids mentioned in the text?

DNA and RNA

In layman's terms, what are carbohydrates acknowledged as?

Sugars or substances that taste sweet

What is the main function of nucleic acids?

Transfer of genetic information and protein synthesis

What is the monomeric unit of nucleic acids composed of?

Nitrogenous base, pentose sugar, and phosphate

Which organic substances are insoluble in water and soluble in organic solvents?

Lipids

Lipids are utilized by living cells for?

Energy storage

Which of the following is NOT a type of lipid mentioned in the text?

Carbohydrates

What does the Department of Science and Technology's 'Pingapinoy' healthy food plate guide recommend allocating the highest percentage of your plate to?

Fruits and vegetables

Test your knowledge on carbohydrates, which are the body's primary energy source and are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Learn about the different types of carbohydrates and their functions in living organisms.

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