Carbohydrates

Review Questions

An example of a monosaccharide is ________.

  1. fructose
  2. glucose
  3. galactose
  4. all of the above

Hint:

D

Cellulose and starch are examples of:

  1. monosaccharides
  2. disaccharides
  3. lipids
  4. polysaccharides

Hint:

D

Plant cell walls contain which of the following in abundance?

  1. starch
  2. cellulose
  3. glycogen
  4. lactose

Hint:

B

Lactose is a disaccharide formed by the formation of a ________ bond between glucose and ________.

  1. glycosidic; lactose
  2. glycosidic; galactose
  3. hydrogen; sucrose
  4. hydrogen; fructose

Hint:

B

Which of the following is not an extracellular matrix role of carbohydrates?

  1. protect an insect’s internal organs from external trauma
  2. prevent plant cells from lysing after the plant is watered
  3. maintain the shape of a fungal spore
  4. provide energy for muscle movement

Hint:

D