Bio1332 Biochemistry - Lecture Ten - Thermodynamics

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Bio1332 Biochemistry - Lecture Ten - Thermodynamics - Quiz

• Learn the definition of a system. • Understand the First Law of Thermodynamics. • Appreciate the concept of disorder, and what it means in biological systems. • Understand the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please fill answer below:Glycolysis is the process by which glucose is converted into __________, the most useful molecule a cell can use to generate energy by reaction with oxygen.
  • 2. 
    Glycolysis is a process that can run anaerobically.True or False?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 3. 
    Name the 3 things that can cross the boundary between the system and the surroundings.Separate your 3 answers with a space and a comma.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following is true for closed systems?
    • A. 

      Only work and energy can cross the boundary

    • B. 

      Only energy and matter can cross the boundary

    • C. 

      Only energy can cross the boundary

    • D. 

      Nothing can cross the boundary

  • 5. 
    Most spontaneous reactions release internal energy as...
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 6. 
    What is the name given to the type of system that allows no transfer of matter, energy or work across the boundary?
  • 7. 
    Please complete the following sentence:Entropy is the measure of _________ in the system.
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