3: Lipids and glycerol Quiz

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