Unit 1 - Macromolecules

Unit 1 - Macromolecules - BIOL 11 SI UNIT 1 Macromolecules...

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BIOL 11 SI UNIT 1 Macromolecules 1. You and your friend are eating a snack out of the vending machine between classes and you read that one of the ingredients in your snack is rigamarollose. Based on the ingredient name and your vast knowledge of biology, you tell him/her this is likely a (a) carbohydrate (b) protein (c) unsaturated fat (4) enzyme (5) wax 2. Which of the following statements is true about chitin? (a) Chitin is a glucose polymer found in hardwood trees. (b) Chitin is a structural protein found in most animals. (c) Chitin is a type of wax coating sprayed on apples to prevent rot. (d) Chitin is a polysaccharide that is a waste product of the crabbing industry. (e) None of the above. 3. A saturated fat (a) consists of glycerol and three fatty acids. (b) contains fatty acids that are packed tightly. (c) is solid at room temperature. (d) generally comes from an animal. (e) All of the above. True or False
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2008 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Hogan during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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Unit 1 - Macromolecules - BIOL 11 SI UNIT 1 Macromolecules...

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