Biochemistry Basics Quiz

Test your knowledge of basic biochemistry concepts with this quiz! Answer 10 questions to see how well you understand the building blocks of life.

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Which molecule is known as the 'building blocks of proteins'?

Which molecule is known as the 'building blocks of proteins'?
Glucose
Amino acids
Lipids
Nucleic acids
2/10

Which organelle is responsible for protein synthesis in a cell?

Which organelle is responsible for protein synthesis in a cell?
Ribosome
Mitochondria
Endoplasmic reticulum
Lysosome
3/10

What is the primary function of enzymes in biochemical reactions?

Structural support
Catalysts
Energy storage
Transport molecules
4/10

Which molecule stores and transfers genetic information in cells?

Which molecule stores and transfers genetic information in cells?
ATP
RNA
DNA
Protein
5/10

Which of the following is a monosaccharide?

Which of the following is a monosaccharide?
Glucose
Sucrose
Cellulose
Starch
6/10

What is the basic unit of DNA structure?

What is the basic unit of DNA structure?
Adenine
Nucleotide
Amino acid
Phosphate group
7/10

Which of the following lipids are liquid at room temperature?

Which of the following lipids are liquid at room temperature?
Butter
Lard
Olive oil
Coconut oil
8/10

Which process breaks down glucose to produce ATP?

Which process breaks down glucose to produce ATP?
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
Glycolysis
Fermentation
9/10

Which of the following is a nitrogenous base found in DNA?

Which of the following is a nitrogenous base found in DNA?
Adenine
Thymine
Uracil
Cytosine
10/10

What is the primary function of carbohydrates in the body?

What is the primary function of carbohydrates in the body?
Energy storage
Cell membrane structure
Energy source
Enzyme synthesis