Biology: A Guide to the Natural World

Chapter 3: Water, pH, and Biological Molecules

Post-quiz: Carbohydrates

1. Foods that are high in fiber (cellulose) are most likely to be derived from: [Hint]

2. Many plants store their excess carbohydrates in the form of a polysaccharide called: [Hint]

3. The breakdown of glycogen into glucose molecules that can be used by the body is considered to be what type of reaction? [Hint]

4. Sucrose is composed of a molecule of glucose and a molecule of fructose. What type of carbohydrate is sucrose? [Hint]

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