Chapter Review Questions (HW 2)

Chapter Review Questions (HW 2) - CHEM 1015 Homework#2...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHEM 1015 Homework #2 Posted: August 24, 2007 Due: Thursday, August 30, 2007 Choose the best response to each of the following multiple choice questions and fill in the corresponding space on your orange opscan. 1. Chemistry is everywhere, not just in a laboratory. 1. true 2. false 2. Science is a collection of unalterable facts. After all, the facts have to have been tested and reproduced before they were published in refereed journals. 1. true 2. false 3. Everyone would agree that the conversion of coal to liquid fuel is a good idea. After all we will eventually exhaust our supplies of (or the global access to) crude petroleum. 1. true 2. false 4. Which is more important, basic research or applied research? 1. basic 2. applied 3. I can't make a judgment until I see a desirability quotient calculation (ratio of benefits v risks) on a specific research project. 5. A scientific hypothesis is, by definition, 1. absolute. 2. infallible 3. unpredictable. 4. mystical. 5. simple. 6. tentative. 6. The French Chemist Antoine Lavoisier found that the weight of objects before burning ` and the weight of the combustion products after burning were equal. He concluded that the total weight did not change during a process. Which best describes Lavoisier's conclusion. 1. From casual observation, Lavoisier created a scientific law. 2. From careful observation of his meticulously recorded laboratory records, Lavoisier created a scientific law. 3. From an established scientific law, Lavoisier went further and created a scientific theory.
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4. From experimentation, Lavoisier created a scientific law. 5. Tragically, this Father of Modern Chemistry was guillotined by French revolutionary forces for tax evasion. 6. Tragically, this Father of Modern Chemistry was guillotined by French revolutionary forces for tax collection. 7. "All that exists are atoms and empty space. All else is opinion." This quote is attributed by your textbook author to 1. Democritus 2. Plato 3. Thales 4. Empedocles 5. Aristotle 8.
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern