Lipids MCQs with answers

Read Lipids MCQs with answers

The lipids that function as fuel reserve in animals ________________.

Answer- Triacylglycerolds

The isomerism associated with unsaturated fatty acids __________________.

Answer-Geometric isomerism (cis-trans isomerism)

The cyclic fatty acid employed in the treatment of leprosy ___________.

Answer-Chaulmoogric acid

The lipids that are not the structural components of biological membranes_____________.


The prefix sn is used to represent glycerol, sn stands for ___________.

Answer-Stereospecific number

The number of mg of KOH required to hydrolyze 1 g fat or oil is known as_____________.

Answer-Saponification number

The phospholipid that prevents the adherence of inner surfaces of lungs_____________.

Answer-Dipalmitoyl lecithin

The phospholipid that produces second messengers in hormonal action_____________.


Name the glycolipids containing N-acetylneuraminic acid _____________.


The steroids contain a cyclic ring known as ______________.


The nitrogenous base present in lecithin
(a) Choline (b) Ethanolamine (c) Inositol (d) Serine.


The Function of Lipids & Phospholipids

The number of double bonds present in arachidonic acid
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4.


One of the following is an amphipathic lipid
(a) Phospholipids (b) Fatty acid (c) Bile salts (d) All of the above.


Esterification of cholesterol occurs at carbon position
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4.


Name the test employed to check the purity of butter through the estimation of volatile fatty acids
(a) Iodine number (b) Reichert-Meissl number (c) Saponification number (d) Acid number.


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