Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides and Disaccharides. AS Biology OCR

Quiz on Carbohydrates.

  • Created by: Jade
  • Created on: 25-10-11 16:19
Name 3 functions of Carbohydrates
Storage, energy source and structure
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What is a monosaccharide?
A monosaccharide is a simple sugar molecule and the monomer of polysaccharides.
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What is a disaccharide?
A disaccharide is a molecule consisting of two monosaccharide sugars joined by a glycosidic bond.
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What is a polysaccharide?
A polysaccharide is a polymer consisting of many monosaccharide monomers covalently bonded together.
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What is the structural formula of a triose?
C3H6O3
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What is the structural formula of a pentose?
C5H10O5
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What is the structural formula of a hexose?
C6H12O6
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The properties of monosaccharides are?
Sweet ,crystalline,soluble in water
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What kind of reaction bonds two monosaccharides together? and what does it form?
Condensation reaction and a disaccharide and a molecule of water
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In alpha-glucose the OH on carbon 1 points ...?
DOWN
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In beta-glucose the OH on carbon 1 points...?
UP
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The bond produced in a condensation reaction is a covalent bond and is called a...
1,4 Glycosidic bond
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alpha-glucose + alpha-glucose =?
Maltose
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To seperate disaccharides back into their monomers, the __________ is _________
1,4 Glycosidic bond is hydrolysed
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What is a monosaccharide?

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What is a disaccharide?

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What is a polysaccharide?

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What is the structural formula of a triose?

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Moira

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Nice quiz =)

Jade

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Thank you :) 

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This is bloody amazing, thanks a gazillion :Dxx

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