Unit 8 - Dissolving Without Water

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Water Quizzes & Trivia

Questions for the lesson of the same title.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What characteristic of water makes it the universal solvent?
    • A. 

      Nonpolar

    • B. 

      Large molecules

    • C. 

      Long-chain hydrocarbon

    • D. 

      Polar

  • 2. 
    A ______ is a large molecule made of carbon and hydrogen atoms.
    • A. 

      Hydrogen oxide

    • B. 

      Hydrocarbon

    • C. 

      Solvent

    • D. 

      Solute

  • 3. 
    Because electrons are distributed equally, a hydrocarbon is ______.
    • A. 

      Polar

    • B. 

      Nontoxic

    • C. 

      Nonpolar

    • D. 

      Insoluble

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statemenst is true?
    • A. 

      Nonpolar solvents are useful for dissolving polar solutes.

    • B. 

      Polar solvents are useful for dissolving nonpolar solutes.

    • C. 

      Nonpolar solvents are not useful because they do not form solutions with water.

    • D. 

      Nonpolar solvents are useful for dissolving nonpolar solutes.

  • 5. 
    Why is it dangerous to take large doses of some nonpolar vitamins?
    • A. 

      They are fat soluble and accumulate in body tissues.

    • B. 

      They are water soluble and become concentrated in body tissues.

    • C. 

      They cannot dissolve in fat and instead dissolve in the water inside body cells.

    • D. 

      These substances cannot be utilized by the body.

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