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1

The process of removing water of crystallization from a compound is called:

Dehydration

2

The tertiary structure of a protein:

Is the arrangements of the subunits

3

The sodium salt of EDTA is used as a _____ in embalming fluids

Anticoagulant

4

The mass of an atom is mainly due to:

Protons + neutrons

5

In simple ethers the two alkyl groups are:

The same

6

What state of matter has the most energy?

Gas

7

What compound is said to be an organic base?

Amines

8

The formula ROH is the general formula for:

Alcohols

9

The amount of energy absorbed by a unit mass of matter is the:

Absorbed dose

10

Amino acids are the building blocks of:

Proteins

11

The temperature at which a substance changes from the liquid state to the gaseous state is the:

Boiling point

12

Decarboxylation is a:

Form of putrefaction

13

Any substance that breaks apart in aqueous solution to yield hydroxide ions

Arrhenius base

14

Any substance that accepts a pair of electrons

Lewis acid

15

Any substance that donates a pair of electrons

Lewis base

16

A proton donor

Bronsted-Lowry acid

17

Substances that give up their water of crystallization to the surrounding air are:

Efflorescent

18

Thioesters contain _____ instead of oxygen

Sulfur

19

When embalming a body that has recently received radionuclide therapy:

Use large quantities of water

20

Permanent hardness of water:

Cannot be removed by boiling

21

Density can be defined as:

D = M/V

22

When naming alkanes the ending is always:

Ane

23

Margarines are formed by _____ of vegetable oils

Hydrogenation

24

A substance containing only two elements, one of which is oxygen is a:

Oxide

25

A pH of 8 indicates a:

Basic solution

26

The polymer that formaldehyde forms is called:

Paraformaldehyde

27

Carboxylic acid + base will produce:

Salt + Water

28

Formalin contains:

* 37% formaldehyde gas by mass
* 40% formaldehyde gas by volume

29

_____ are defined as substances that cannot be decomposed by further chemical means

Elements

30

How many electrons can be held in an s orbital?

2

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