Enzyme - GS questions based on daily current affairs

1)   Which of the following can be considered as a biological catalysts?

a. Trans-fats
b. DNA
c. Lipids
d. Enzymes
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Enzymes

In biology, enzymes are protein-based catalysts in metabolism and catabolism. Most biocatalysts are enzymes, but other non-protein-based classes of biomolecules also exhibit catalytic properties including ribozymes, and synthetic deoxyribozymes.

2)   Enzymes are

a. Amino acid
b. Lipid
c. Proteins
d. Carbohydrates
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Proteins

Enzymes are biological molecules (proteins) that act as catalysts and help complex reactions occur everywhere in life. Enzymes are proteins that speed up chemical reactions in the cell.