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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Percent of students responding correctly

Overall44%
Grades 6–839%
Grades 9–1251%
Male45%
Female42%
Primary Language is English44%
Primary Language is not English38%

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