MCB 2010 same exam questions
1 This is the smallest unit of identifiable matter.
2 This is the smallest unit of life.
3 This type of bond is very strong and is formed by the sharing of electrons between two atoms.
4 "P" is the abbreviation for this element.
5 "O" is the abbreviation for this element.
6 "N" is the abbreviation for this element.
7 "C" is the abbreviation for this element.
17 This type of covalent bond joins a monosaccharide to another monosaccharide.
18 This type of covalent bond is joins a free fatty acid to a glycerol or phosphate.
19 This type of covalent bond joins an amino acid to another amino acid.
20 This is the major functional group of a carbohydrate.
21 This functional group contains a nitrogen and is an integral component of an amino acid.
22 This functional group contains an oxygen bound to a carbon by a double covalent bond
and is found in both free fatty acids and amino acids
23 This term describes the hydrocarbon "tail" of a fatty acid which will not participate in
hydrogen bonding in any situation.
42 What is the pH of a solution with a H+ concentration of 0.0001 M? (2 pts)
40 List one example of each of the following: (a) amino acid, (b) protein, (c) monosaccharide,
(d) disaccharide, (e) polysaccharide, and (f) lipid. (6 pts)
AMINE ESTER OXYGEN
ANION GLYCOSIDIC PEPTIDE
ATOM HYDROGEN PHOSPHOLIPIDS
ATP HYDROGEN BOND PHOSPHORUS
CARBON HYDROPHILIC POLAR
CARBOXYL HYDROPHOBIC PRIMARY
CATION HYDROXYL PROTONS
CELL INDUCTIVE R GROUP
COVALENT ION RIBOSE
DEDUCTIVE IONIC BOND STEROLS
DIPEPTIDE NEUTRONS TRIGLYCERIDE
ELECTRONS NITROGEN WAX
BSC 2011 sample exam questions
Fill-in-the-Blank (identify) with word bank (attached).1.5 pt ea.
1 These circularized transient DNA fragments are primarily for immediate survival adaptation.
2 This archeae is the only representative of the Crenarchaeota.
3 This gamma bacteria is causes enteric diseases.
4 This gram positive bacteria causes pneumonia.
5 This is another name for the double stranded circularized genome of the prokaryote.
6 This prokaryote utilizes H2S for energy and CO2 for a carbon source.
7 This prokaryote has abosolutely no tolerance for oxygen.
8 This mass extinction began the dinosaur radiation.
Brief essay/short answer.
41 Define and contrast monophyletic, paraphyletic, and polyphyletic (6 pts)
42 Briefly describe the process of relative dating--include the concepts of sedimentation
and index fossils (4 pts)
43 Rank in order of most inclusive to least inclusive: family, domain, phylum, order, kingdom, genus,
and class. (7 pts)
ACTINOMYCETES EXTANT PARAPHYLETIC
ANALOGOUS FACULTATIVE ANAEROBE PERMIAN
ANIMALIA FUNGI PHOTOTAXIS
ARCHAEA GENOPHORE PLANTAE
BACTEREAE GENUS PLASMIDS