Environmental Chemistry Unit Test

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Environmental Science Quizzes & Trivia

This test will go over the Grade 9 Environment Chemistry Unit with topics such as: the Nitrogen Cycle Nitrogen Fixation Cellular Respiration Acid & Base Neutralization Macronutrients & Micronutrients Organic and Inorganic Compounds Diffusion Osmosis Active Transport Hydrolysis Subtrates Water Quality PPM (parts per million) *you will need a calculator Biological & Chemical Indicators LD50 Heavy Metals Air Quality Air Pollution (ie. Greenhouse Gases, Global Warming) Harmful Substances Biomagnification WHMIS MSDS Storage and Disposing of Hazardous Material Good Luck :)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the different types of nutrients?
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Macro nutrients

    • D. 

      Micro nutrients

    • E. 

      Vitamin C

    • F. 

      Vitamin A

  • 2. 
    Macronutrients mean that nutrients are needed in large amounts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Micronutrients means that nutrients are needed in __________ amounts. 
  • 4. 
    What are the most common elements in living things?  
    • A. 

      Zinc,Hydrogen,Potassium,Calcium

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids

    • C. 

      Fat, Muscles, Organs, Bones

    • D. 

      Calcium, Lithium, Potassium, Nitrogen

  • 5. 
    Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins or Amino Acids, and Nucleic Acids all contain ___________.
  • 6. 
    Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids are also known as __________________
  • 7. 
    Which of these are examples of Carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Pasta

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Fats

    • E. 

      Dairy Products

    • F. 

      Bread

  • 8. 
    Which of these are examples of Proteins (Amino Acids)?
    • A. 

      Eggs

    • B. 

      Fats

    • C. 

      Fruits

    • D. 

      Dairy Products

    • E. 

      Meat

  • 9. 
    Which of these are examples of Lipids?
    • A. 

      Potatoes

    • B. 

      Meat

    • C. 

      Vegetables

    • D. 

      Fats

    • E. 

      Oil

    • F. 

      Waxes

    • G. 

      Glucose

  • 10. 
    Which of these are examples of Nucleic Acids?
    • A. 

      RNA

    • B. 

      Gas

    • C. 

      DNA

    • D. 

      Lemon Juice

    • E. 

      Household cleaning products

  • 11. 
    Compounds that do not contain carbon are called ___________.
  • 12. 
    What are the 3 ways that chemicals or nutrients move in living things?
    • A. 

      Roots

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Hydrolysis

    • E. 

      Diffusion

    • F. 

      Active Transport

  • 13. 
    In diffusion, molecules move form an area of _________concentration  to and area of _________ concentration.
    • A. 

      Low to High

    • B. 

      High to Low

  • 14. 
    In Osmosis, molecules of _________ move from an area of ________ concentration to an area of ________ concentration.
    • A. 

      Air, high to low

    • B. 

      Air, low to high

    • C. 

      Water, high to low

    • D. 

      Water, low to high

  • 15. 
    In an Active Transport, molecules move from an area of _________ concentration to an are of ________ concentration.
    • A. 

      High to Low

    • B. 

      Low to High

  • 16. 
    Which of these transport mechanisms requires energy?
    • A. 

      Active Transport

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Gas

  • 17. 
    Carbon dioxide levels have been measured and analyzed. They have been rising since the Industrial Revolution.  What viewpoint is this statement?
    • A. 

      Ecological

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Educational

    • D. 

      Egocentric

    • E. 

      Ethical(Moral)

    • F. 

      Health-related

    • G. 

      Recreational

    • H. 

      Political

    • I. 

      Scientific

    • J. 

      Technological

  • 18. 
    Countries and governemnt`s around the world signed a contract to help limit sulfur dioxide and nitrogen emissions. What viewpoint is stated?
    • A. 

      Ecological

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Educational

    • D. 

      Egocentric

    • E. 

      Ethical(Moral)

    • F. 

      Health-related

    • G. 

      Recreational

    • H. 

      Political

    • I. 

      Scientific

    • J. 

      Technological

  • 19. 
    A bag of garden fertilizer has the laberl 5-18-10. These 3 numbers on a fertilizer label represent the percent composition of:
    • A. 

      Nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium

    • B. 

      Nitrogen, sodium, and potassium

    • C. 

      Carbon, phosphorus, and hydrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon, oxygen and hydrogen

  • 20. 
    Purified wastewater that is released into rivers or lakes is known as:
    • A. 

      Sewage

    • B. 

      Effluent

    • C. 

      Septic sludge

    • D. 

      Storm runoff

  • 21. 
    Vinegar has a pH reading of 2.2 and is considered a________.
    • A. 

      Strong base

    • B. 

      Strong acid

    • C. 

      Weak base

    • D. 

      Weak acid

  • 22. 
    Since temperature affects oxygen concentration, when the temperature of water is low then the ______ (more or less) oxygen it can hold.
  • 23. 
    ____________ are used to kill or control weeds form growing.
    • A. 

      Herbicides

    • B. 

      Weed Poison

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 24. 
    ___________ are used to remove sulfur dioxide emissions.
  • 25. 
    What are the 4 different types of Greenhouse gases?
    • A. 

      The Greenhouse Effect

    • B. 

      The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect

    • C. 

      Global Warming

    • D. 

      Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC's)

    • E. 

      Carbon Monoxide

    • F. 

      Fossil Fuels

    • G. 

      Pollution