Carbohydrates: Simple Sugars (monosaccharides and disaccharides)

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  • Created on: 28-03-16 16:13

1. what is meant by the term monosaccharide?

  • a simple sugar molecule.
  • a small molecule
  • a complex sugar molecule.
  • a polymer of glucose
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2. Write out the equation showing the condensation reaction to produce Maltose

  • Glucose + Glucose = Maltose + Water
  • Glucose + Water = Maltose
  • Fructose + Sucrose = Maltose
  • Glucose + Glucose = Maltose

3. Why do Alpha and Beta glucose have different shapes?

  • one is an enzyme
  • The OH group on carbon one differs between the two molecules
  • The OH group on carbon 4 differs
  • Heat changes the overall shape of Alpha glucose but not beta

4. What is the molecular formular for a triose sugar?

  • C3 O4 H12
  • C3 H6 O3
  • C6 H12 O6
  • C3 H4 O3

5. List properties common to all monosaccharides and disaccharides

  • soluble, sweet, crystalline
  • sweet, salty, juicy
  • soluble, bland, hard
  • insoluble, crystalline, sweet

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