Test Your Knowledge In Chromatography

10 Questions
Test Your Knowledge In Chromatography

According to the Britannica online, chromatography is a  technique for separating the components, or solutes of a mixture on the basis of the relative amounts of each component distributed between a moving fluid stream and a contiguous stationary phase. Do you like physics? Then, take this quiz and have fun answering our tricky questions.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of Chromatography?
    • A. 

      To fuse liquids

    • B. 

      To separate liquids

    • C. 

      To identify liquids

    • D. 

      To turn solids into liquids.

  • 2. 
    How is the fluid where the mixture is poured in named?
    • A. 

      Partition

    • B. 

      Purification

    • C. 

      The mobile phase.

    • D. 

      Pigmentation

  • 3. 
    Define the analyte?
    • A. 

      It's the substance to be separated during chromatography.

    • B. 

      It's the substance to be mixed during chromatography

    • C. 

      It's the substance to be added during chromatography

    • D. 

      It's the substance to be identified during chromatography

  • 4. 
    What is a bonded phase?
    • A. 

      Is a stationary phase that is covalently bonded to the support column tubing.

    • B. 

      It is is a stationary phase.

    • C. 

      It is a stationary phase that is covalently bonded to the support particles

    • D. 

      It is a stationary phase that is covalently bonded to the support particles or to the inside wall of the column tubing.

  • 5. 
    Complete the following sentence: A chromatogram is the---------output of the chromatograph.
    • A. 

      Visual.

    • B. 

      Palpable

    • C. 

      Easy

    • D. 

      Visible.

  • 6. 
    Complete the following: The------- is the mobile phase leaving the column.
    • A. 

      Eluate

    • B. 

      Elite

    • C. 

      Elate

    • D. 

      Elute

  • 7. 
    Complete the following: The-------is the solvent that carries the analyte.
    • A. 

      Eluate

    • B. 

      Aluent

    • C. 

      Eluent

    • D. 

      Eluite

  • 8. 
    Complete the following: A -------------is a list of solvents ranked according to their eluting power.
    • A. 

      Eluotropic series

    • B. 

      Immobilized phase

    • C. 

      Mobile phase

    • D. 

      Eluite

  • 9. 
    Complete the following:------------------------is used to purify sufficient quantities of a substance for further use, rather than analysis.
    • A. 

      The sample

    • B. 

      Reparative chromatography

    • C. 

      Preparative chromatography

    • D. 

      The solvent

  • 10. 
    Complete the following: --------------------refers to any substance capable of solubilizing another substance.
    • A. 

      The solvent

    • B. 

      The solvable

    • C. 

      The solute

    • D. 

      The detector