Amino Acids Quiz

Test Your Knowledge of the Amino Acids

Take this chemistry quiz to test your understanding of amino acids, including their names, symbols, structures, and properties.
Take this chemistry quiz to test your understanding of amino acids, including their names, symbols, structures, and properties. Agence Photographique BSIP / Getty Images

2. There are four parts to each amino acid. A carbon atom is bonded to a hydrogen atom, functional group,

3. How many common amino acids are there that are derived from proteins?

4. One common method to group amino acids is by side chains. Which is not a category of amino acid side chain?

5. Amino acids often are abbreviated. Sometimes a one-letter abbreviation is used, but they are also abbreviated by:

6. The three-letter abbreviation for the amino acid asparagine is:

7. The smallest amino acid is:

8. Which of the following amino acids is polar?

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You missed some questions, but you can master the amino acids. You might want to review their names and structures. Another area you might want to learn more about is the chemistry of proteins.

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Great job! You did well on this quiz, so you're off to an excellent start with the biochemistry of amino acids. If you're unsure of yourself, you can review the names, structures, abbreviation, and side chains.

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