Chemistry Of Life Book Quiz! Trivia

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Have you ever read the book “Chemistry of Life? ” The book was written in 1966 by author Steven Rose. He was the professor of biology and director of the brain and behavior research group at the open university. It is a clear and interesting introduction to the world of biochemistry. The book has since been updated. This fascinating Chemistry of Life book quiz will explain how chemistry affects our everyday life.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The energy required for photosynthesis is provided by
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Sunlight

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 2. 
    Which of these is the independent variable in this experiment?
    • A. 

      Rate of cell process

    • B. 

      Volume of gas

    • C. 

      size of Elodea plant

    • D. 

      Intensity of light

  • 3. 
    The pH of pure water is _______
    • A. 

      2.0

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      7.0

    • D. 

      10.0

  • 4. 
    Substances with a pH less than 7 are considered to be _________
    • A. 

      Acidic

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Alkaline

  • 5. 
    When water freezes, it _____________.
    • A. 

      Expands

    • B. 

      Contracts

    • C. 

      Stays the same

  • 6. 
    The expansion of ice could be a cause of what condition in a living cell?
    • A. 

      The long life of the cell because its processes slow down.

    • B. 

      The overall health of the cell because more things can dissolve in ice than in liquid water.

    • C. 

      The death of the cell because it "pops."

  • 7. 
    If you spill a chemical during an experiment, what is the first thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Clean it up quietly

    • B. 

      Tell the teacher

    • C. 

      Yell to other students to exit the room

  • 8. 
    Two common acids are _______ and __________.
    • A. 

      Salt water and sugar water

    • B. 

      Lemon juice and ammonia

    • C. 

      Salt water and ammonia

    • D. 

      Lemon juice and vinegar

  • 9. 
    If a substance was dissolved in water, what do you think would happen to water's cohesive properties?
    • A. 

      They would increase

    • B. 

      They would decrease

    • C. 

      They would stay the same

  • 10. 
    Some chemicals leaked into a pond and dissolved into the water.  What would likely happen to the ability of insects like water striders to walk on water?
    • A. 

      It would increase.

    • B. 

      It would decrease.

    • C. 

      It would stay the same.

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