Metabolism MCQs

Metabolism MCQs

Answer these Metabolism MCQs and see how sharp is your knowledge of Metabolism. Scroll down and let's start!

1: When digested, proteins are broken down into _____.

A.   Amino acids

B.   Monosaccharides

C.   Glycol

D.   All of these

2: When protein compounds are catalyzed, they _______ chemical reactions during digestion.

A.   Slow down

B.   Speed up

C.   Neutralize

D.   Hinder

3: During anaerobic muscle metabolism, _______ is produced as the end product of glycolysis.

A.   Lactate

B.   Isometric

C.   Myoglobin

4: Click on the vesicle to start the animation. this is an animation of _____.

A.   Endocytosis

B.   Exocytosis

C.   Phagocytosis

D.   Osmosis

E.   Facilitated diffusion

5: Garrod hypothesized that ""inborn errors of metabolism"" such as alkaptonuria occur because _____.

A.   Metabolic enzymes require vitamin cofactors, and affected individuals have significant nutritional deficiencies

B.   Enzymes are made of DNA, and affected individuals lack DNA polymerase

C.   Certain metabolic reactions are carried out by ribozymes, and affected individuals lack key splicing factors

D.   Genes dictate the production of specific enzymes, and affected individuals have genetic defects that cause them to lack certain enzymes

6: An enlarged cecum is typical of _____.

A.   Rabbits, horses, and herbivorous bears

B.   Carnivorous animals

C.   Tubeworms that digest via symbionts

D.   Humans and other primates

7: During the postabsorptive state, ________ stimulate(s) lipid catabolism.

A.   Glucocorticoids.

B.   Androgens.

C.   Insulin.

D.   Glucagon.

8: Dr. marshall demonstrated that gastric ulcers are caused by a bacterium by using _________.

A.   Pasteur's postulates

B.   Van Leeuwenhoek's postulates

C.   Semmelweis' postulates

D.   Koch's postulates

9: After ingestion of carbohydrates in an insulin-deficient diabetic, ________ would happen.

A.   Ketone production

B.   Protein degradation

C.   Protein degradation and ketone production

D.   Fat synthesis

E.   Glycolysis

10: Insulin stimulates _____ and inhibits _____.

A.   Glycolysis and glycogenesis

B.   Gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis.

C.   Both A and B

D.   None of these