Life
Biochemistry
Water
Organic
Macromolecules

100

Greek for bios, this word describes a unique entity instilled within organisms from a creator

What is 'life'?

100

These four elements make up 96% of living organisms.

What are C, H, O, and N?

100

This term describes water's ability to stick to other water molecules.


What is cohesion?

100

Miller and Urey failed to arrive at this in their experiment - but they did make some amino acids.

What is life?

100

To attach a monomer to another monomer forming a water molecule along the way describes this process

What is dehydration synthesis?

200

One of these is correct, the rest are not:

(A) Lactobacillus acidophilus

(B) Escherichia Coli

(C) Drosophila Melanogaster

What is choice (A)?

200

These substances are crystalline solids that melt at high temperatures, conduct electricity, and are water-soluble.

What are ionic substances?

200

Water can stick to itself, or stick to other substances such as glass, using this property.

What is adhesion?

200

Friedrich Wohler was so excited to make this molecule without using a dog or human kidney.

What is urea (what is urine)?

200

The bond that holds amino acids together to form a polypeptide 

What is a peptide bond?

300

Bacteria belong to this domain.

What is Bacteria?

300

These are composed of a right-hand and a right-hand element off the periodic table and have low melting points, not water-soluble and are amorphous. 

What are covalent substances?

300

There is a lopsided-ness to a water molecule making it become this up-end, down-end molecule.

What is polar?

300

Carbon is so versatile as it has an electronegativity of 2.55, can single, double, and triple bond with itself, and it also has this many available bonding sites.

What is 4?

300

To join to monosaccharides to form a disaccharide relies on this type of bond

What is a glycosidic bond?

400

An organism or a population, which is larger?

What is a population?

400

A high count of hydroniums, [H+], in a solution determine this value to be below 6.9 and therefore acidic. 

What is pH or per Hydronium?

400

Ice floats on water due to this property - one of the four emergent properties of water

What is density?

400

We would likely name this single-bonded, 5-carbon, compound as...

C - C - C - C - C

What is pentane?

400

This protein that folds proteins helps guide proteins through the four folding phases.

What is chaperonin?

500

Structure dictates ___

What is function?

500

This type of bonding is not a true bond, but a strong attraction between this element and Oxygen or Nitrogen.

What is hydrogen (or hydrogen bonding)?

500

Water may be considered the universal one of these, but it may be better stated it is the most versatile one...

What is a solvent?

500

This functional group has a C=O double bond and 'two' other groups hanging off the remaining two bonds carbon allows

What is a Ketone?

500

A hydrophilic glycerol head with three hydrophobic 'legs' hanging down describes this macromolecule

What is a lipid? (or a phospholipid)?