Lipid – Section 1

16. Fatty acid synthesis takes place in

A. mitochondria
B. cell membrane
C. cytosol
D. endoplasmic reticulum

Correct Answer: C. cytosol

17. Cholesterol is the precursor of

A. steroid hormones
B. vitamin A
C. bile salts
D. both (a) and (c)

Correct Answer: D. both (a) and (c)

18. Atherosclerosis can cause blood

A. thinning
B. clotting
C. thickening
D. none of these

Correct Answer: B. clotting

19. Palmitate has 16 carbon atoms with

A. 2 double bonds
B. 3 double bonds
C. One double bond
D. None of these

Correct Answer: D. None of these

20. How many ATPs are formed during complete oxidation of palmitate?

A. 35
B. 96
C. 129
D. 131

Correct Answer: C. 129

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