Prep For Biology Exam - Silke Morin

69 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Quiz for final exam for intro to bio - a&p


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  • 1. 
    Which off the following is the smallest metric prefix?
    • A. 

      Milli

    • B. 

      Hecto

    • C. 

      Centi

    • D. 

      Kilo

  • 2. 
    The smallest bit of matter that has the properties of a specific element is an?
    • A. 

      Atom

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Molecule

    • D. 

      Proton

  • 3. 
    The subatomic particle that has a positive electrical charge is a?
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Ion

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Proton

  • 4. 
    The subatomic particle that has a negative charge is a?
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Proton

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Ion

  • 5. 
    The isotopes of an element are
    • A. 

      Atoms of that element that have the same number of protons but different number of electrons

    • B. 

      Atoms of that element that have the same number of protons but different number of neutrons

  • 6. 
    Most atoms with 1 electron in the outermost shell tend to
    • A. 

      Give up an electron to another atom that has a strong attraction to electrons

    • B. 

      Take an electron from another atom so that it has an electron pair

  • 7. 
    Identify the chemical reaction that shows decomposition
    • A. 

      H2co3 - h+ & hco3

    • B. 

      H + hco3 - h2co3

  • 8. 
    When molecules that contain polar covalent bonds are close to each other, they form _____ between adjacent molecules
    • A. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • B. 

      Carbon bonds

  • 9. 
    Which property of water refers to the fact that it absorbs a lot of heat without changing its temperature?
    • A. 

      Adhesion

    • B. 

      Cohesion

    • C. 

      High heat capcity

    • D. 

      High heat vaporization

  • 10. 
    Which property of water refers to the fact that water molecules are attracted to other water molecules?
    • A. 

      Cohesion

    • B. 

      Adhesion

  • 11. 
    Which property of water refers to its ability to dissolve substances?
    • A. 

      Solvency

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Surface tension

    • D. 

      Capillary action

  • 12. 
    Basic metric length for:length
  • 13. 
    Basic metric length for:mass
  • 14. 
    Basic metric length for:volume
  • 15. 
    Convert:0.025 milligrams to grams
  • 16. 
    Convert:57 kilometers to meters
  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not an organic compound
    • A. 

      Dna

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Water

  • 18. 
    What do all organic compounds always have
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      Protons

  • 19. 
    What is a monomer of a lipid
    • A. 

      Amino acid

    • B. 

      Glycerol or fatty acid

  • 20. 
    What is a monomer of a carb?
    • A. 

      Nucleotide

    • B. 

      Monosaccharide

  • 21. 
    Which molecule functions as an energy carrier?
    • A. 

      ATP

    • B. 

      Carb

  • 22. 
    The sum of all chemical reactions within a living cell is
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Catabolism

    • C. 

      Anabolism

  • 23. 
    ATP is composed of
    • A. 

      Ribose sugar

    • B. 

      Adenine

    • C. 

      3 phosphate groups

    • D. 

      1 phosphate group

    • E. 

      2 phosephate groups

  • 24. 
    What is the place whyere substrates fit onto the enzyme in such a way that they are oriented to react?
    • A. 

      Active site

    • B. 

      Coenzyme

  • 25. 
    The basic structural and functional unit of living organisms is
    • A. 

      Dna

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Organic compound

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