Bio245 exam 1

  1. what is an atom
  2. what is a proton
  3. what is a neutron
  4. what is an electron
  5. what are molecules
  6. what is an element
  7. what is a compound
  8. what is ionic bond
  9. what is a hydrogen bond
  10. what is a covalent bond
  11. what is the difference between nonpolar and polar covalent bonds
  12. name the 3 states of matter and describe each 1
  13. what is a solution
  14. what is a solute
  15. what is a solvent
  16. Explain how a solution, a solute & a solvent relate to each other
  17. define metabolism
  18. define energy
  19. define work
  20. explain how energy & work are related to each other
  21. define and contrast kinetic and potential energy
  22. where does heat come from
  23. why is heat important
  24. define decomposition reactions
  25. define catabolism
  26. define synthesis reactions
  27. define anabolism
  28. define hydrolysis
  29. define dehydration
  30. what type of organic molecules are enzymes
  31. what do enzymes do
  32. what does the term catalyst mean
  33. what are some of the general characteristics of enzymes
  34. define inorganic molecules
  35. give examples of inorganic molecules
  36. what is the chemical structure of water
  37. what are some of the abilities of water that make it so important to living organisms
  38. what are salts
  39. give some examples of salts & explain why they are important to us
  40. what are electrolytes
  41. give some examples of electrolytes and why they are important to us
  42. define pH
  43. which ions are discussed when we look at pH
  44. what is the pH of pure water
  45. what is the normal pH of blood plasma
    between 7.35 & 7 .45
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Bio245 exam 1
Exam #1 Chpt 1,2 3, & 4