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2. When two monosaccharides join to make a disaccharide, which type of reaction occurs?

  • A condensation reaction
  • A hydrolysis reaction

3. In solution, hexose, pentose and triose sugars exist in what form?

  • In a helix structure
  • Straight chains
  • Ring/cyclic

4. What is the main function of monosaccharides?

  • To provide a store of energy (i.e. starch)
  • To provide energy (i.e. glucose)
  • To provide cell structure (i.e. cellulose)

5. How does the structure of starch (spiral, compact) aid its function?

  • It is insoluble, has no osmotic effect and you can store more of it
  • It lines up to add strength to the molecule


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