Chemistry In Our Lives Presentations

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Chemistry Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess general biochemistry topics in addition to assessing how well students paid attention to their peer presentations of biochemical topics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All the following are functions of proteins except
    • A. 

      Structural components in tissues

    • B. 

      Catalysts in chemical reactions

    • C. 

      Regulate body processes

    • D. 

      Transport oxygen

    • E. 

      All are functions of proteins

  • 2. 
    The overall shape of a protein is called
    • A. 

      Primary structure

    • B. 

      Tertiary structure

    • C. 

      Secondary structure

    • D. 

      Alpha helix

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The following are a class of biopolymers that carry genetic material
    • A. 

      Cytoplasms

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Double helix

    • D. 

      Nucleic acids

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Molecules that are nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other are called
    • A. 

      Isomers

    • B. 

      Chiral

    • C. 

      Optical polarities

    • D. 

      Enatiomers

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What are the three colors absorbed by cone cells in vision?
    • A. 

      Red, yellow, and green

    • B. 

      Red, blue, and green

    • C. 

      Yellow, green, and violet

    • D. 

      Blue, yellow, and red

  • 6. 
    What is the artery that blood gases are most commonly taken from?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Radial artery

    • C. 

      Tunica arter

    • D. 

      Lumen

  • 7. 
    What are the building blocks of proteins?
    • A. 

      Amino acids

    • B. 

      Tertiary structure

    • C. 

      Polypeptide bonds

    • D. 

      Peptide bonds

  • 8. 
    Why does the brain release adenosine?   
    • A. 

      To guard against caffeine

    • B. 

      To make you feel tired

    • C. 

      to make you hungry

    • D. 

      To kill you

  • 9. 
    The sa node:
    • A. 

      Lets multiple pacemaker cells fire at once

    • B. 

      Has the least amount of electrical conduction

    • C. 

      Is located in the right atrium

    • D. 

      is not responsible for creating action potentials

  • 10. 
    We are exposed to radiation daily through all of the following except
    • A. 

      Naturally occuring radon in the air

    • B. 

      Inside our own bodies

    • C. 

      Cell phones

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which receptor cell in the eye senses color
    • A. 

      Rod

    • B. 

      Cone

    • C. 

      Photon

    • D. 

      Opsin

    • E. 

      All trans retinal

  • 12. 
    The most common lipid in the body is
    • A. 

      Liposome

    • B. 

      Micelle

    • C. 

      Phospholipid bilayer

    • D. 

      Cholesterol

    • E. 

      Sphingomyelin

  • 13. 
    Gas in scuba tanks contains
    • A. 

      H

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Ne

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    When nucleotides pair to form DNA what letters pair up?
    • A. 

      G an T

    • B. 

      C and T

    • C. 

      C and A

    • D. 

      C and G

  • 15. 
    What adversely effects your heart?
    • A. 

      High cholesterol

    • B. 

      Creatinine

    • C. 

      Phosphodiester

    • D. 

      Glucose

  • 16. 
    What is the end result of drug breakdown by enzyme in the body?
    • A. 

      Cyclic GMP

    • B. 

      MDMA

    • C. 

      LSD

    • D. 

      Metabolites

  • 17. 
    Lithium is found in these types of rocks
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Elemental

    • C. 

      Quartz

    • D. 

      Igneous

  • 18. 
    MDMA directly effects
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Serotoinin usage

    • C. 

      Metabolic speed

    • D. 

      Digestion

  • 19. 
    Lithium is used to treat
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • D. 

      Nitrogen fixation

  • 20. 
    What is another name for low blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Hypietension

    • D. 

      Hypatension

  • 21. 
    What element is contained in hemoglobin, that helps transport Oxygen throughoutthe body?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Phosphorus

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 22. 
    Shows electrical impulses across the heart during depolarization.
    • A. 

      QRS wave

    • B. 

      P wave

    • C. 

      T wave

    • D. 

      ST wave

  • 23. 
    The secondary shape of DNA is held together by
    • A. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • B. 

      Covalent bonds

    • C. 

      Ionic bonds

    • D. 

      Phosphate linkages

  • 24. 
    Potash contains
    • A. 

      N,P and K

    • B. 

      C H and O

    • C. 

      N O and Na

    • D. 

      N C andO

  • 25. 
    Lipids are
    • A. 

      Polar

    • B. 

      Nonpolar

    • C. 

      Hydrophyllic

    • D. 

      Amphipathic

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