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Amino Acid Quiz

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Amino Acids practice:

Ques. The enzyme erypsin helps the breakdown of peptones into amino acids in the
(a) Stomach
(b) Ileum
(c) Large intestine
(d) Pancreas
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Deamination occurs in liver to
(a) Get rid of urea from blood
(b) Synthesise amino acids
(c) Make use of excess amino acid
(d) Convert proteins to urea and uric acid
Ans. (c)

Ques. Amino acids produced by digestion of proteins are absorbed from intestine through
(a) Lacteals
(b) Rectum
(c) Blood capillaries in the villi
(d) Lacteals and blood capillaries in villi
Ans. (c)

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Ques. The function of erepsin in the process of digestion is to convert
(a) Fats into amino acids
(b) Proteins in amino acids
(c) Polysaccharides into disaccharides
(d) Disaccharides into monosaccharides
Ans. (b)

Ques. In human body excess of amino acids are stored in
(a) Liver
(b) Kidney
(c) Spleen
(d) None of these
Ans. (d)

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Ques. What is the common between amino acids, fatty acids and glycerol?
(a) These are all rich source of calories
(b) These are the builders of protoplasm
(c) These are the end products of digestion of two categories of food constituents
(d) These can be stored in the form of fat
Ans. (c)

Ques. Amino acids not synthesized in the body are called
(a) Non-essential
(b) Active
(c) Essential
(d) Inactive
Ans. (c)

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Ques. A non-essential  amino acid is
(a) Lysine
(b) Methionine
(c) Alanine
(d) Isoleucine
Ans. (c)

Ques. Most simple amino acid is
(a) Lysine
(b) Glysine
(c) Aspartic acid
(d) Nucleic acid
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Amino acids are
(a) Liquids
(b) Volatile solids
(c) Non-volatile crystalline compounds
(d) Mixture of amines and acids
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following is not essential amino acid
(a) Valine
(b) Lysine
(c) Histidine
(d) Glycine
Ans. (d)

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