All About Chemistry: Trivia Quiz!

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All About Chemistry: Trivia Quiz!

This quiz is absolutely perfect for those of us who are willing to test all we know about chemistry. The earth is full of chemicals, and they have their own individual properties too. Are you willing to see just how knowledgeable you are when it comes to this field? Take up this test and get to find out for sure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Everything is composed of ___ or ___
  • 2. 
    Anything that takes up space or has mass
  • 3. 
    Simplest type of matter with unique chemical properties. Compsed of atoms of one kind.
  • 4. 
    Smallest particle of an element that has chemical characteristic of that element
  • 5. 
    Atoms are made up of
  • 6. 
    Weighing unit for measuring atoms ___ or ___
  • 7. 
    Common elements of the body
  • 8. 
    Common isoptopes:3H ____; ___ radioactive14C used for _____32P _____radioactive
  • 9. 
    Since isotopes are radioactive they can be used experimentally or clinically to ___ and ___ things
  • 10. 
    Electrons determine
  • 11. 
    Outermost electron shell determines the ____ of the element
  • 12. 
    Most atoms have what type of charge
  • 13. 
    Examples of atoms that give up electrons
  • 14. 
    Atom or compound with a positive charge
  • 15. 
    Atom or compound with a negative charge
  • 16. 
    Chemical structure consisting of atoms held together by chemical bonds
  • 17. 
    Substance composed of two or more elements
  • 18. 
    Sum of atomic weigths of component atoms
  • 19. 
    Three type of bonds
  • 20. 
    Electric bond, attraction between cation and anion
  • 21. 
    Ionic compound whose cation is not H and its anion is not OH
  • 22. 
    Are ionic bonds strong or weak bonds?
  • 23. 
    Soluble salt that will conduct an electric current in a solution
  • 24. 
    Bond where atoms share electrons
  • 25. 
    Covalent bonds are ____ than ionic bonds
  • 26. 
    Electrons are shared equally because nuclei attract the electrons equally (CO2)
  • 27. 
    Electrons not shared equally because one nucleus attracts the electrons more than the other does.  One side of molecule has a more negative charge and one has a more positive charge.
  • 28. 
    Weak forces that affect shape and properties of compounds
  • 29. 
    Formed when H+ is attracted to the negative side of a polar molecule
  • 30. 
    Caused by electrons being unevenly distributed in neutral molecules
  • 31. 
    Uniform mixture of two or more substances
  • 32. 
    Medium in which molecules of a solute are disperse
  • 33. 
    Molecules that are easily dissolved in solvent
  • 34. 
    Molarity
  • 35. 
    Thick solutions usually of proteins or other large molecules
  • 36. 
    Large molecules that are not in solution but will eventually settle out
  • 37. 
    _____ is the universal solvent.  Makes up ___ of the body
  • 38. 
    Mass in grams equal to the MW
  • 39. 
    Percentage
  • 40. 
    Measure of concentration of free hydrogen ions in solution
  • 41. 
    As hydrogen ions ______, pH _____
  • 42. 
    Blood pH
  • 43. 
    Releases hydrogen ions into the solution; lowers pH
  • 44. 
    Removes hydrogen ions from solution or adds OH; raises pH
  • 45. 
    ____ acids and bases ionize completely
  • 46. 
    ____ acids and bases do not completely ionize they act as buffers
  • 47. 
    Substances that bind acid (H) and/or (OH) and prevent fluctuations in their free content
  • 48. 
    PH < 7pH = 7pH > 7
  • 49. 
    Maintains the pH of body fluids; removes or replaces hydrogen ions in a solution
  • 50. 
    A + B --> AB
  • 51. 
    AB --> A + B
  • 52. 
    AB + CD --> AD + CB
  • 53. 
    AB + H20 --> A + B
  • 54. 
     A + B --> AB + H2O
  • 55. 
    Sum of all reactions in the body
  • 56. 
    Metabolism provides for
  • 57. 
    Break down of complex molecules and releases energyexample:
  • 58. 
    Synthesis of new molecules; uses energyexample:
  • 59. 
    Capacity to do work
  • 60. 
    Energy of motion
  • 61. 
    Stored energy resulting from position or structure
  • 62. 
    Amount of energy needed to begin reaction
  • 63. 
    Enzymes are ___reduce energy of activation w/o being changed or used uppromotes chemical reactions
  • 64. 
    Essential chemical compounds obtained from diet
  • 65. 
    Molecules synthesized or broken down inside the body