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Chapter 2: Chemistry Comes Alive

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This activity contains 17 questions.

Question 1
1 An acid may be described as a proton acceptor.
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Question 2
2 A charged particle is correctly called an ion.
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Question 3
3 A synthesis reaction always involves bond formation.
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Question 4
4 Phosphorus is found in all organic compounds.
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Question 5
5 Ionic bonds are generally found in inorganic compounds.
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Question 6
6 Covalent bonds are generally weaker than ionic bonds.
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Question 7
7 Atoms are unique substances that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by ordinary chemical means.
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Question 8
8 Glucose is an example of a monosaccharide.
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Question 9
9 Isotopes differ from each other only in the number of neutrons contained.
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Question 10
10 Lipids are a poor source of stored energy.
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Question 11
11 Lipids are NOT the preferred source of energy for fueling cellular activity.
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Question 12
12 Oxygen is present in proteins but NOT fats.
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Question 13
13 Enzymes will catalyze any reaction in the body.
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Question 14
14 The lower the pH, the higher the hydrogen ion concentration.
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Question 15
15 The number of electrons in an atom is always equal to the number of neutrons.
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Question 16
16 The properties of individual atoms and the compounds they make are always very similar.
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Question 17
17 The reason certain types of bugs can walk on water is because water has a high surface tension.
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