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Nature of Life QUIZ-2011-12

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

When two or more atoms combine chemically, they form a(n)
a.
lipid.
b.
tissue.
c.
element.
d.
compound.
 

 2. 

The organic compounds that contain the instructions that cells need to carry out all the functions of life are ______________
a.
proteins.
b.
carbohydrates.
c.
atom.
d.
nucleic acids.
 

 3. 

Sugar molecules can combine with one another to form long chains called
a.
proteins.
b.
starches.
c.
enzymes.
d.
lipids.
 

 4. 

Food provides which of the following to living organisms?
a.
raw materials
c.
essential air
b.
energy
d.
both a & b
 

 5. 

These molecules contain even more energy than carbohydrates and also make up the cell membrane.
a.
enzymes
c.
lipids
b.
amino acids
d.
nucleic acids
 

Modified True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.  If false, change the identified word or phrase to make the statement true.
 

 6. 

Since carbon cannot be broken down into simpler substances, it is an example of a(n) element. _________________________

 

 7. 

Responding to the ringing of an alarm clock in the morning is considered a characteristic of living things. _____________________

 

 8. 

Carbohydrates and  lipids serve similar functions in that they are a source of  air for the cell. _________________________

 

 9. 

Proteins are molecules made of long chains of sugars.____________________

 

 10. 

Enyzmes are compounds that speed up chemical reactions in cells.

 

Matching
Match the letter of the word with the statement below.
 
 
a.
carbohydrate
e.
molecule
b.
DNA
f.
enzymes
c.
lipid
g.
RNA
d.
protein
h.
starch
 

 11. 

long chain of carbon & hydrogen atoms that make up fats & oils.
 

 12. 

long chain of sugar molecules joined together
 

 13. 

plays an important role in production of proteins
 

 14. 

an energy-rich organic compound
 

 15. 

large organic compound made of amino acids
 

 16. 

two or more atoms joined together
 

 17. 

carries information about an organism and is passed from parent to offspring
 

 18. 

a type of protein that speeds up a chemical reation in cells
 
 


CONCEPT MAPPING

For the following concept map, select the letter (a through h) of the term which should be written in each of the blank spaces of the following concept map:

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a.
made of amino acids
e.
nucleic acids
b.
lipids
f.
fats & oils
c.
DNA
g.
minerals
d.
organic compounds
h.
carbohydrates
 

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 22. 

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 24. 

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 26. 

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ATOMIC STRUCTURE (1 point for each element)
Using your periodic table from your planner, select ALL that apply for the following “Multiple Response” questions.

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 27. 

Select ALL that apply to the element Argon.
 a.
Ag
 e.
Neutrons = 23
 b.
Atomic Weight = 40
 f.
Ar
 c.
Protons = 13
 g.
Neutrons = 22
 d.
Protons = 18
 h.
Atomic Weight = 39
 

 28. 

Select ALL that apply to Lead
 a.
Atomic Number = 82
 e.
Atomic Weight = 209
 b.
Atomic Number = 80
 f.
Neutrons = 125
 c.
Common Phase = liquid
 g.
Atomic Weight = 207
 d.
Neutrons = 115
 h.
Common Phase = solid
 

 29. 

Select ALL that apply to Oxygen
 a.
Atomic number = 16
 e.
Atomic number = 8
 b.
Atomic weight = 8
 f.
Electrons = 8
 c.
Electrons = 16
 g.
Protons = 12
 d.
Protons = 8
 h.
Atomic weight = 16
 

 30. 

Select ALL that apply to the element Carbon
 a.
Atomic Weight = 12
 e.
Common phase = gas
 b.
Protons = 24
 f.
Common phase = solid
 c.
Atomic Weight = 6
 g.
Electrons = 6
 d.
Electrons = 24
 h.
Protons = 6
 

 31. 

Select all that are needs of ALL living things.
 a.
reproduce
 e.
water
 b.
air
 f.
make proteins
 c.
use energy
 g.
place to live
 d.
grow and develop
 h.
food
 

 32. 

List all that are characteristics of living things.
 a.
use water
 e.
made of cells
 b.
sense and respond to change
 f.
take in food
 c.
grow and develop
 g.
make shelters
 d.
use energy
 h.
have DNA
 



 
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