Proteins Quiz High School Level


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Question 1: Proteins are long chains of . . .

A. Nucleotides
B. Sugar and spice and everything nice
C. Amino acids
D. Fatty acids
E. Monosaccharides

Question 2: Proteins do all of the following things in the body except which one of the following?

A. Carry genetic information
B. Speed up chemical reactions
C. Digest food
D. Carry oxygen in blood
E. Defend against microorganisms

Question 3: Proteins are made in molecular factories called . . .

A. Mitochondria
B. Ribosomes
C. Synchrotrons
D. Vesicles

Question 4: Which is the most commonly used technique to determine protein structures?

A. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy
B. Computer modeling
C. X-ray crystallography
D. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
E. Kryptonic X-ray vision

Question 5: Which of the following protein structures is most likely to act like a strong fiber in the body?

A. DNA polymerase
B. Enzyme
C. Collagen
D. None of the above

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