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GRE Biology: Inorganic Chemistry Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An ionic bond occurs when a _____ and an _____ come together and form a bond.

Question 2 2. About how much of your body is made up of macrominerals?

Question 3 3. A _____ pKa indicates a _____ acid.

Question 4 4. Oxidation describes the process of:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a hydrophobic substance?

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Question 6 6. What role does carbon play in the body?

Question 7 7. Which best describes a cation?

Question 8 8.

Which of the following statements are true?

I. Noble gases complete their valence level by sharing electrons.

II. Covalent bonds are weak and easily broken.

III. Covalent bonds allow us to make predictions on how the molecule will look.

Question 9 9. The conjugate base is made how?

Question 10 10. Which of the following solutes would NOT form a solution if added to water?

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Question 11 11. Which is true about ionic compounds?

Question 12 12.

If a carbon atom has four valence electrons, which of the following statements are true?

I. Carbon can form a triple covalent bond with another carbon atom.

II. A carbon atom cannot form two double bonds simultaneously.

III. A carbon atom can form four single covalent bonds simultaneously.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of diffusion?

Question 14 14. Two different molecules can participate in which of the following bonds?

Question 15 15. Which of the following properties helps explain why a city near the Pacific Ocean experiences less dramatic changes in temperature during the day compared to a city farther inland?

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Question 16 16. Which best describes an anion?

Question 17 17. Which of the following indicates a strong acid?

Question 18 18. What is the role of an enzyme?

Question 19 19. Why would you not have two sodium (Na) atoms in a compound with only one chlorine (Cl) atom?

Question 20 20. The reason our blood can maintain a relatively neutral pH and keep us from getting sick is _____?

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Question 21 21. What type of bond forms when atoms have highly different electronegativities?

Question 22 22. Hydrolysis is the _____ of water to break apart _____.

Question 23 23. What is the process of water moving across a semipermeable membrane?

Question 24 24. About how many years does it take for your body to replace all of its molecules?

Question 25 25. An anion has a(n) _____ charge.

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Question 26 26. When one substance is dissolved in another substance, a _____ is formed.

Question 27 27. If dissolving carbon dioxide in water to form carbonic acid is the forward reaction, what is the reverse reaction that balances this reaction in chemical equilibrium?

Question 28 28. Which process converts biochemical energy from nutrients into ATP molecules?

Question 29 29. What do you think would happen if you added a sugar crystal to a super saturated solution of sugar in water?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a strong base?

GRE Biology: Inorganic Chemistry Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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