molecule is best described as a: CH3—CH2—CH2—CH2

Lesson 1 Exam

Question 1 5 / 5 points

1. Which of these would be a valid hypothesis?

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Human history is determined by a series of supernatural events.


Humans should help in the conservation of other animal species.


Humans are controlled by forces beyond our understanding.


Humans and bacteria share a common genetic code.

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2. The following molecule is best described as a: CH3—CH2—CH2—CH2

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protein.


carbohydrate.


hydrocarbon.


lipid.

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3. Carbohydrates typically include:

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<p> an NH<sub>2</sub> group.</p>


C, H, and O atoms.


nucleotides.


<p> a PO<sub>4</sub> group.</p>

Question 4 5 / 5 points

4. Taxonomy is the:

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study of cells.


naming and classifying of organisms.


study of organisms and their interaction with the environment.


study of genes.

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5. 66An atom with an electrical charge is a(n):

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isotope.


molecule.


ion.


compound.

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6. __________ is an example of an element.

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Water


Carbon


Glucose


Salt

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7. A fat that is hydrogenated is:

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more unsaturated.


easier to digest.


more solid.


less likely to cause strokes.

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8.  Sometimes when I have my morning coffee, which I drink black with no sugar, I notice a thin film floating on top of the coffee. Since I have just read Chapter 3 of the text, I now realize the nature of this substance and so I run to my friend screaming, "Look at this __________ in my coffee!"

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hydrophilic substance


hydrophobic substance


glucose


nucleotide

Question 9 5 / 5 points

9.How many oxygen atoms are in the products of the following reaction? 


C6H12O6 + 6 H2O + 6 O2 → 6 CO2 + 12 H2O 

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18


6


12


24

Question 10 5 / 5 points

10.  In what way(s) is the science of biology influencing and changing our culture?

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By helping us understand the relevance of evolution to human health


By revealing how mutations in genes can lead to disease


By providing new tools for forensic investigations


All of the above

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11. Science is:

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the inquiry-based effort to describe and explain nature.


the search for truth.


an organized set of principles for how to ethically and morally behave.


All of the above

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12. People with lactose intolerance do not have enough:

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galactose.


lactase.


glucose.


fructose.

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13. In the following reaction, what type of bond is holding the two atoms together? 


K + Cl → K+ + Cl- → KCl 

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Hydrophilic


Ionic


Hydrophobic


Covalent

Question 14 0 / 5 points

14.  Which of these is required for natural selection to occur?

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Inheritance


Unequal reproductive success


Individual variation


All of the above (Incorrect)

Question 15 5 / 5 points

`15.  Humans are composed of __________ cells.

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bacterial


eukaryotic


plant


prokaryotic

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16.  The model on the left is not realistic in that:

 

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neutrons are not located in the nucleus.


the electrons should be much farther away from the nucleus.


electrons do not orbit the nucleus in a ring shape. (Incorrect)


electrons do not have a negative charge.

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17.  Beryllium's atomic mass is 9 and its atomic number is 4. How many neutrons are found in a beryllium atom?

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9


13


4


5

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18.  Which of the following is water hydrophilic?

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Cellulose


Testosterone


Butter


Cholesterol

Question 19 5 / 5 points

19.  A base:

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removes H<sub>2</sub>O molecules from a solution.<br/>


decreases the pH of a solution.


removes OH<sup>—</sup> ions from a solution.&nbsp;


removes H<sup>+</sup> ions from a solution.&nbsp;

Question 20 5 / 5 points

20.  Which of the following is a health effect of a diet high in saturated fats?

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Increased blood flow


Decreased risk of atherosclerosis


Increased risk of heart attack


Decreased risk of stroke


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