Carbohydrate Questions

Answer in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper.

  1. What elements are found in carbohydrates?
  2. Describe the relationships among monosaccharides, disaccharides and polysaccharides.
  3. Compare and contrast monomer and monosaccharide.
  4. What uses do living organisms make of monosaccharides?
  5. What uses do living organisms make of polysaccharides?
  6. Describe a positive test for carbohydrates using the iodine solution.
  7. Describe a positive test for sugars using the Benedict's solutions.