Item BF066003: During diegstion, the protein molecules in the food we eat are broken down into amino acids.

During digestion, what happens to protein molecules in the food we eat?

  1. They are broken down into amino acids.
  2. They are broken down into simple sugars.
  3. They are broken down into carbon dioxide and water.
  4. Nothing happens to them.  Other molecules are broken down during digestion but not protein molecules.

 

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Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1377 3167 44%
Grades
  6–8 719 1860 39%
  9–12 654 1292 51%
Gender
  Male686153245%
  Female671158542%
Primary Language
  English1253285144%
  Other9023638%

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