Inorganic Chemistry 
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Inorganic Chemistry
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Free review questions to help students better understand
  Inorganic Chemistry.

The following questions, from the Virtual Cell Biology Classroom, are designed to help students better understand Inorganic Chemistry. All questions are based on materials that can be found on the Inorganic Chemistry Lecture Main Page.

2. When bacterial cultures are grown in the lab, products of bacterial metabolism can build up making the environment too acidic or alkaline What is the best thing to add to the growing medium to keep the bacteria healthy?

a. everclear      b. a base      c. buffer      d. protein

3. The type of chemical bond that results from the sharing of electrons is:

a. ionic   b. covalent    c. decomposition   d. hydrogen

4. Which is the result of the physical combination of two substances?

a. molecule     b. mixture     c. solute     d. compound

5. In a solution, what is the general term for the substance that is dissolved?

a. solute     b. solvent     c. solid     d. compound     
e. liquid

6. Which statement is NOT true regarding ions?

a. Ions occur when chemical substances dissociate in water.
b. Ions can have a positive or negative charge.
c. Ions are neutral.
d. Ions are called cations or anions, depending on their charge.
e. Ions are released by acids and bases.

1. The surface tension of water is based primarily on what type of bonds?

a. covalent     
b. hydrogen     
c. ionic    
d. U.S. Government     e. peptide

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7. Which is simplest?

a. molecule            b. atom               c. elephant       
             d. compound       e. synthesis

8. How is an isotope different than a normal atom?

a. different number of electrons
b. different number of protons
c.different number of quarks
d. different number of neutrons

9. A chemical bond in which electrons are transferred from one atom to another is:

a. ionic    b. covalent   c. decomposition   d. hydrogen

10. The ____ charge of a proton is balanced by the ____ charge of a(n) ____.

a. negative, positive, electron
b. positive, neutral, neutron
c. negative, negative, electron
d.positive, negative, electron

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