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BIO 101 Midterm Exam Review

by: Rachel Tersigni

BIO 101 Midterm Exam Review BIO101N

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Here is a review sheet full of questions from worksheets, out of the book, and ones that I have made. This will help prepare you for the exam. This is over Ch.2-4
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Rachel Tersigni on Monday February 22, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to BIO101N at Central Michigan University taught by Dr. Bailey in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 72 views. For similar materials see Biology in Science at Central Michigan University.


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Date Created: 02/22/16
Midterm Exam (exam 2) Review for Ch 2­4    1) What is the difference between ionic and covalent bonds.    2) What are polar, nonpolar, and hydrogen bonds?    3) Write the chemical equation for when two glucose molecules combine.    4) What are the 25 elements used by living organisms?    5) What is the atomic number and atomic weight for Calcium?    6) On the pH scale, what numbers are used to represent acids? Bases?    7) Just like the cell is the smallest unit of life, what is the smallest unit of matter? Why is it  considered the smallest?    8) Draw an atom and label the following: Electron, Proton, Neutron.    9) What type of bond is responsible for many of water’s properties, and therefore important  to life?    10)What properties of water make it important for life?    11)pH can drastically alter the shape of proteins. Why is an improper pH bad for an  organism and how do most regulate their ph so that this does not happen?    12)What is metabolism and what role do monomers and polymers play in it    13)What are the 4 most biologically important organic compounds?    14)Which category of the above four does sugar fall under? What is the difference between  monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides?    15)Draw a phospholipid bilayer, labeling the hydrophobic and hydrophilic ends.    16)Saturated fats are normally _____________ at room temperature, while Unsaturated fats  are normally ___________ at room temperature. Unsaturated fats can be made solid by  the process of hydrogenation, which turns them into ______________.    17)Describe the structure of a protein, starting with amino acids and ending with a functional  protein.    18)Why are enzymes important for life?      19)What is the difference between the cell wall of a prokaryote and that of a plant cell?    20)What is plasma membrane made of and why is this important?    21)What are the three types of Passive Transport?    22)What is Active Transport?    23)Describe the structure of the Nucleus:    24)What is the general process for protein production?    25)Know the structures in the animal and plant cells.      26) What is potential energy?Kinetic energy?    27)__________are producer and __________are consumer. _______use photosynthesis for  energy. _______ use the process of cellular respirations to release the chemical energy stored in  sugars.    28)Where and how does photosynthesis occur?    29)What are the inputs and outputs of the Calvin Cycle?    30)What are the three stages cellular respiration is divided into? Define each.    31)By the time cellular respiration is complete, what has happened to the carbon atoms in the  starting glucose molecule?    32)What gas is contained within champagne bubbles? Where does this come from?    33)What molecule serves as the central currency of energy in all your cells? From what molecule  is it made? 


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