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1. What is a saturated fatty acid?

  • One where each carbon atom is joined to the next one in the chain by a single covalent bond
  • One where each carbon atom is joined to the next one in the chain by a double covalent bond
  • One where each carbon atom is joined to the next one in the chain by a triple ionic bond
  • One where each hydrogen atom is joined to the next one in the chain by a single covalent bond
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2. Describe the structure of an amino acid

  • An amino acid attatched to a carboxyl group and a carbon atom
  • An R group
  • An amino group, a carboxyl group, a carbon atom and an R group
  • A carboxyl group attatched to an amino group

3. What is hydrolysis?

  • A reaction in which water is made
  • A reaction in which bonds are broken by the addition of a molecule of water
  • A reaction in which bonds are broken by the removal of a molecule of water
  • A bond between carbon atoms

4. Dissacharides can be split by

  • hydrolysis of ester bonds
  • Hydrolisis of glycosidic bonds
  • condensation of glycosidic bonds
  • condensation of ester bonds

5. The role of starch is to

  • Break down hydrogen bonds
  • Be a source of energy to plants
  • Store energy in all living organisms
  • Be a source of energy in animals

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