3: Lipids and glycerol Quiz

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  1. How many carbon atoms are in a glycerol molecule?1
  2. Does it matter if you have a lot of triglycerides floating around in your blood?1
  3. Where do you find a lot of palmitic acid?1
  4. What does the 3 mean in an omega-3 fatty acid?1
  5. What is another word for glycerol?1
  6. Which of these fatty acids is the shortest?1
  7. Which of these statements has nothing to do with why unsaturated fatty acids look bent at the end?1
  8. What makes a saturated fatty acid saturated?1
  9. What is required to attached a fatty acid to a glycerol?1
  10. Which of these words is actually related to the “lin” in linoleic acid?1
  11. What molecule can attach to one, two, or three fatty acids?1
  12. Does glycerol ALWAYS have three fatty acids attached to it?1
  13. What is a good source of oleic acid?1
  14. What kind of cell stores triglycerides?1
  15. How many fatty acids does a diglyceride have?1
  16. Which part of a fatty acid is the acid part?1
  17. What do you call fatty acids that our bodies cannot make but must get from food?1
  18. What common household item is glycerol most like?1
  19. What is the process called when two molecules are joined together by taking an OH off of one molecule and an H off of the other, and form water as a byproduct?1
  20. Which are liquids at room temperature?1
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