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BIOL 1201 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Endergonic Reaction, Monosaccharide, Polysaccharide


Department
Biological Sciences
Course Code
BIOL 1201
Professor
Wischusen
Study Guide
Midterm

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Quiz 2
Many of water's emergent properties, such as its cohesion, its high specific heat, and its
high heat of vaporization, result from the fact that water molecules _____.
are attracted to each other by partial negative and positive charges on the oxygen
and hydrogen atoms, respectively
Because organisms are made primarily of water, they resist rapid temperature changes.
This useful quality is based on water's _____.
High specific heat
Practice Test 1
The smallest unit of an element that retains all of the properties of that element is
atom
From its atomic number of 15, it is possible to predict that phosphorus always has
15 protons
An atom with the atomic number 9 will have _______ electrons in its outermost electron
shell
7
True or False, an atom with more neutrons than the atom described in the question above
will have a different valence.
False
True or False, based on the atom described in the question above, the valence of that
atom is 1
True
An atom with the atomic number 15 has a valence of?
3

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Quiz 3
An acid is a substance that _____
increases the hydrogen ion concentration of an aqueous solution
A pH of 6 is how many times more acidic than a pH of 9?
1,000
What is the arrow pointing to?
hydrogen ion
What is the arrow pointing to?
hydroxide ion
In a neutral solution the concentration of _____.
hydrogen ions is equal to the concentration of hydroxide ions

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How does the pH of the solution on the right compare with that of the solution on the
left?
The solution on the right is basic relative to the solution on the left.
Practice Test 2
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