WATER & ELECTROLYTE BALANCE MCQs

1. The total body water in various subjects is relatively constant when expressed as percentage of the lean body mass and is about (A). 30% (B) 40% (C) 50% (D) 70% 2.. The…

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NUCLEIC ACIDS MCQs

1. A nucleoside consists of (A) Nitrogenous base (B) Purine or pyrimidine base + sugar (C) Purine or pyrimidine base + phosphorous (D) Purine + pyrimidine base + sugar + phosphorous 2. A…

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HORMONE METABOLISM MCQs

1. Hormones (A) Act as coenzyme (B) Act as enzyme (C) Influence synthesis of enzymes (D) Belong to B-complex group 2. Hormone that binds to intracellular receptor is (A) Adrenocorticotropic hormone (B) Thyroxine…

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MINERAL METABOLISM MCQs

1. When ATP forms AMP (A) Inorganic pyrophosphate is produced (B) Inorganic phosphorous is produced (C) Phsophagen is produced (D) No energy is produced 2. Standard free energy (G°) of hydrolysis 7. If…

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ENZYMES MCQs

1. The compound which has the lowest density is (A) Chylomicron (B) -Lipoprotein (C) -Lipoprotein (D) pre -Lipoprotein 2. Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin act by inhibiting the activity of…

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VITAMINS MCQs

1. Vitamins are (A) Accessory food factors (B) Generally synthesized in the body (C) Produced in endocrine glands (D) Proteins in nature 2. Vitamin A or retinal is a (A) Steroid (B) Polyisoprenoid…

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FATS AND FATTY ACID METABOLISM MCQs

1. An example of a hydroxy fatty acid is (A) Ricinoleic acid (B) Crotonic acid (C) Butyric acid (D) Oleic acid 2. An example of a saturated fatty acid is (A) Palmitic acid…

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PROTEINS AND PROTEIN METABOLISM MCQs

1. All proteins contain the (A) Same 20 amino acids (B) Different amino acids (C) 300 Amino acids occurring in nature (D) Only a few amino acids 2. Proteins contain (A) Only L-…

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CARBOHYDRATES AND CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM MCQs

1. The general formula of monosaccharides is (A) CnH2nOn (B) C2nH2On (C) CnH2O2n (D) CnH2nO2n 2. The general formula of polysaccharides is (A) (C6H10O5)n (B) (C6H12O5)n (C) (C6H10O6)n (D) (C6H10O6)n 3. The aldose…

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INTRODUCTION TO Biochemistry MCQs

1. A drug which prevents uric acid synthesis by inhibiting the enzyme xanthine oxidase is (A) Aspirin (B) Allopurinol (C) Colchicine (D) Probenecid 2. Which of the following is required for crystallization and…

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