MCQs Questions on Amino Acids For NEET and Medical Exam 2022

NEET Biology is the scoring paper in the medical entrance examination. Here, you will discover the NEET Biology MCQ Questions for all Concepts as per the latest syllabus. Practice more on a regular basis with these NEET Biology objective questions on air pollution and improve your subject knowledge & problem-solving skills along with time management. NEET Biology Amino Acids Multiple Choice Questions make you feel confident in answering the question in the exam & increases your scores to high.


Q.1. The first amino acid of any polypeptide chain in eukaryotes is

(a) valine
(b) methionine
(c) glycine
(d) alanine

(b) methionine


Q.2. Amino acids with aromatic side chain are

(a) tryptophan, asparagine, tyrosine
(b) tryptophan, threonine, tyrosine
(c) phenylalanine, tryptophan, serine
(d) phenylalanine, tryptophan, tyrosine

(d) phenylalanine, tryptophan, tyrosine


Q.3. The naturally occurring proteins consist of

(a) D-amino acids
(b) L-amino acids
(c) both (a) and (b)
(d) none of these

(b) L-amino acids


Q.4. Which of the following amino acids has to be supplemented in the diet?

(a) phenylalanine
(b) cysteine
(c) glutamine
(d) asparagine

(a) phenylalanine


Q.5. Amino acids with the aliphatic ‘R’ group are

(a) Glycine, alanine, leucine
(b) Serine, threonine, cysteine
(c) Lysine, arginine, histidine
(d) Phenylalanine, tyrosine and tryptophan

(a) Glycine, alanine, leucine


Q.6. Which of the following amino acids is not necessary to be taken in the diet?

(a) histidine
(b) threonine
(c) serine
(d) lysine

(c) serine


Q.7. An amino acid yielding acetyl CoA during catabolism is

(a) ketogenic
(b) glucogenic
(c) essential
(d) both glucogenic and ketogenic

(a) ketogenic


Q.8. Which among the following is not polymeric?

(a) Carbohydrates
(b) Nucleic acids
(c) Proteins
(d) Lipids

(d) Lipids


Q.9. The simplest amino acid is

(a) Glycine
(b) Alanine
(c) Asparagine
(d) Tyrosine

(a) Glycine


Q.10. Amino acids are mostly synthesised from

(a) fatty acids
(b) mineral salts
(c) 𝜶-­ketoglutaric acid
(d) volatile acids

(c) 𝜶-­ketoglutaric acid

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