The Chemical Basis of Life Study Guide

B carries small amounts of heat from the body when it

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Unformatted text preview: b. carries small amounts of heat from the body when it evaporates. c. is composed of polar molecules into which ionic substances dissociate. d. is not involved in most chemical reactions in the body. 4 . Which of these is a synthesis reaction? a . hydrochloric acid (HCl) and sodium hydroxide (NaOH) combine to form sodium chloride (NaCl) and water (H2O). b. monosaccharides are combined to produce polysaccharides. c. fats are broken down to fatty acids and glycerol. d. all of the above 10. Which of these is an example of a carbohydrate? a . glycogen b. phospholipid c. steroid d. DNA e. none of the above 5 . In a decomposition reaction a . atoms are transferred to another molecule. b. large molecules are broken down to smaller molecules. c. large molecules are formed from smaller molecules. d. all of the above 10 11. The basic units or building blocks of fats are a . simple sugars (monosaccharides). b. double sugars (disaccharides). c. amino acids. d. glycerol and fatty acids. e. nucleotides. 13. E...
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