My single choice answer questions on Carbohydrates! Good luck :*

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(i)                  When the configuration around one carbon atom occurs it is known as ?

  1. Chiral compound
  2. D vs L designation
  3. Epimer
  4. Asymmetric Carbon
  5. Glucose

 

(ii)                The following statement ‘Lacks an aldehyde  or ketone  eg. Ribitol ‘best describes a ?

  1. Amino sugar
  2. Hemiacetal
  3. Hemiketal
  4. Sugar alcohol
  5. Sugar acid

 

(iii)               Chitin is a structural polysaccharide found in ?

  1. Amino acids
  2. Fungi
  3. Insects
  4. Fatty acids
  5. Plants

 

(iv)              Why is Sucrose a Non – reducing sugar?

  1. It is made up of the monosaccharides Glucose and  Fructose
  2. It is table sugar
  3. It does not reduce benedict’s solution
  4. Because the C1 in glucose and C2 in fructose are locked up in the glycosidic bond
  5. Because it is sweet

 

(v)                The interconversion that occurs between alpha and beta and the straight chains form is know as ?

  1. Mutarotation
  2. Boat configuration
  3. Glycosidic bond
  4. Chair configuration
  5. Hemiacetal formation

 Please leave your answers in the comment box below 🙂 

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