Biology Multiple Choice Questions and Answers for Different Competitive Exams

Multiple Choice on Glycerolipids-Neutral glycerides and Phospholipids

 1. Which of the following is a glyceride lipid?

a) Phospholipids

b) Fats

c) Oils

d) All of the above

2. All the statements are true regarding glycerolipids except

a) glycerol containing lipids

b) always polar and ionic

c) made up of fatty acids and glycerol

d) glycerolipids include phospholipids and triglycerides

3. All are neutral glycerides except

a) phospholipids

b) fats

c) oils

d) diglycerides

4. Neutral glycerides are

a)  non ionic  

b) non polar

c) not amphipathic

d) all of the above

Multiple Choice on Glycerolipids-Neutral glycerides and Phospholipids

5. Triglyceride is a neutral glyceride made up of

a) 3 fatty acids joined to 1 glycerol by ester linkage

b) 1 fatty acid joined to 3 glycerol by ester linkage

c) 3 fatty acids joined to 1 glycerol by ether linkage

d) 2 fatty acids and 1 phophate joined to 1 glycerol by ester linkage

6. A phospholipid consists of a

a) polar phosphate hydrophilic tail group and hydrophobic fatty acid head

b) non-polar phosphate containing head group and polar fatty acid tail

c) polar phosphate containing hydrophilic head group and hydrophobic fatty acid tail

d) non-polar phosphate containing head group and non-polar fatty acid tail

7. A phospholipid consists of

a) 3 Fatty acid+ 1 Glycerol + phosphate group

b) 2 Fatty acid+ 1 Glycerol + phosphate group + attached alcohol

c) 1 Fatty acid+ 3 Glycerol + phosphate group

d) 2 Fatty acid+ 1 Glycerol + phosphate group

8. Which of the following statement is true regarding phospholipids?

a) attached alcohol can be serine, choline, ethanolamine

b) amphipathic in nature

c) polar and ionic

d) all of the above

9. Which of the following is common to both neutral glycerides and Phosphoglycerides

a) Glycerol backbone

b) side chain is alcohol

c) phosphate

d) All of the above

10. All are functions of phospholipids except

a) forms cell membranes

b) Major role in assembling and transporting lipoproteins in blood

c) It work as emulsifiers in the body

d) Provides energy

 Learn more: MCQ on Biochemistry, MCQ on Lipid 

Answers:

1. d) All of the above

2. b) always polar and ionic

3. a) phospholipids

4. d) all of the above

5. a) 3 fatty acids joined to 1 glycerol by ester linkage

6. c) polar phosphate containing hydrophilic head group and hydrophobic fatty acid tail

7. b) 2 Fatty acid+ 1 Glycerol + phosphate group + attached alcohol

8. d) all of the above

9. a) Glycerol backbone

10. d) Provides energy


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