3: Lipids and glycerol Quiz

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  1. Which of these fatty acids is the shortest?1
  2. Does glycerol ALWAYS have three fatty acids attached to it?1
  3. What is required to attached a fatty acid to a glycerol?1
  4. Does it matter if you have a lot of triglycerides floating around in your blood?1
  5. Which of these words is actually related to the “lin” in linoleic acid?1
  6. How many fatty acids does a diglyceride have?1
  7. What does the 3 mean in an omega-3 fatty acid?1
  8. Where do you find a lot of palmitic acid?1
  9. How many carbon atoms are in a glycerol molecule?1
  10. Which are liquids at room temperature?1
  11. What common household item is glycerol most like?1
  12. What makes a saturated fatty acid saturated?1
  13. What is a good source of oleic acid?1
  14. Which of these statements has nothing to do with why unsaturated fatty acids look bent at the end?1
  15. What kind of cell stores triglycerides?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 molecule can attach to one, two, or three fatty acids?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. What is another word for glycerol?1
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