Apologia Biology Quiz 5

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the basic building blocks of matter?
    • A. 

      Atoms

    • B. 

      Molecules

    • C. 

      Elements

  • 2. 
    This chemical process breaks down complex modules by adding water to them.
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      Hydration

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 3. 
    Can the two helix strands of DNA unravel?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Which type of change in matter is generally reversible?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Both physical and chemical

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 5. 
    Name the 3 phases of matter: _____, _____, _____ (no caps; separate each word by a comma and a space)
  • 6. 
    How can you change a substance from one phase to another?
    • A. 

      Add heat

    • B. 

      Remove heat

    • C. 

      Add or remove heat

  • 7. 
    Name the three things that make up an atom: _____, _____, _____. (separate by a single comma and space; no caps.)
  • 8. 
     If an atom has 7 electrons, how many protons does it have?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 9. 
    What determines the vast majority of an atom's properties?
    • A. 

      Protrons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Neutrons

  • 10. 
    What is the charge of an electron?
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Neutral

  • 11. 
    True or false: a molecule have more than one structural formula.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    True or false: two different molecules can have the same chemical formula.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Two different molecules with the same chemical formula are called:
    • A. 

      Isotopes

    • B. 

      Isomers

    • C. 

      Nothing; they do not exist.

  • 14. 
    What is removed in a dehydration reaction?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Sugar

  • 15. 
    The most important molecules in the study of life, organic molecules contain only this element and any of the following: hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur and/or phosphorous.
    • A. 

      Helium

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Carbon

  • 16. 
    When a living organism takes small molecules and makes larger molecules, we call it:
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Biosynthesis

  • 17. 
    If a solution has a pH of 5, it is:
    • A. 

      Acidic

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Alkaline

  • 18. 
    When one substance is dissolved in another, it is a physical change, and the result is called a:
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Concentration

    • C. 

      Solution

  • 19. 
    This process is the random motion of molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration:
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

  • 20. 
     This special class of proteins act as catalysts for many of the chemical reactions that support life:
    • A. 

      Amino acids

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Enzymes

  • 21. 
    The basic building blocks of a protein are called:
    • A. 

      Amino acids

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Enzymes

  • 22. 
    This is the name for a substance that alters the speed of a chemical reaction, such as photosynthesis, but is not used up in the process.
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Solvent

    • C. 

      Catalyst

  • 23. 
    This is the tendency of a solvent to travel across a semi-permeable membrane into areas of higher solute concentration:
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

  • 24. 
    This is a collection of atoms that all have the same number of protons:
    • A. 

      Matter

    • B. 

      Molecule

    • C. 

      Element

  • 25. 
    These are chemicals that result from atoms linking together:
    • A. 

      Matter

    • B. 

      Molecules

    • C. 

      Elements

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