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Question 1:
What is the chemical name of Deoxyribose (IUPAC)
formonitrile
1,3-bis-, -propan- 2-one
2-Deoxy--ribose
-2-tetrahydrofuran-3,4-diol

Question 2: Aldohexose (Allose, Altrose, ________, Mannose, Gulose, Idose, Galactose, Talose)
SucroseFructoseCarbohydrateGlucose

Question 3:
What is Deoxyribose also known as?
prussic acid
Methyl n-amyl ketone
formic anammonide
Thyminose

Question 4: 2-Deoxyribose is an aldopentose, that is, a monosaccharide with five carbon atoms and having an ________ functional group.
AlcoholKetoneAlkeneAldehyde

Question 5: It is also a deoxy sugar, that can be seen as derived from the sugar ribose by loss of an ________ atom; hence its name.
OxygenNitrogenHeliumHydrogen

Question 6: The 5' hydroxyl of each deoxyribose unit is replaced by a phosphate (forming a ________) that is attached to the 3' carbon of the deoxyribose in the preceding unit.
AdenineAdenosine triphosphateAdenosine monophosphateNucleotide

Question 7: The two strands of DNA have oppositely oriented backbones, and are held together by ________ between complementary bases.
Chemical polarityDipolar bondHydrogen bondChemical bond

Question 8: D-2-Deoxyribose is an important part of the nucleic acid ________.
RNAGeneDNAProtein

Question 9: It can be seen as derived from the sugar ribose through replacement of the hydroxyl group OH nearest to the aldehyde end by a ________ atom, leading to the net loss of an oxygen atom.
HeliumNitrogenChlorineHydrogen







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