(i) When the configuration around one carbon atom occurs it is known as ?
- Chiral compound
- D vs L designation
- Asymmetric Carbon
(ii) The following statement ‘Lacks an aldehyde or ketone eg. Ribitol ‘best describes a ?
- Amino sugar
- Sugar alcohol
- Sugar acid
(iii) Chitin is a structural polysaccharide found in ?
- Amino acids
- Fatty acids
(iv) Why is Sucrose a Non – reducing sugar?
- It is made up of the monosaccharides Glucose and Fructose
- It is table sugar
- It does not reduce benedict’s solution
- Because the C1 in glucose and C2 in fructose are locked up in the glycosidic bond
- Because it is sweet
(v) The interconversion that occurs between alpha and beta and the straight chains form is know as ?
- Boat configuration
- Glycosidic bond
- Chair configuration
- Hemiacetal formation
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