BILD10 FINAL S07

BILD10 FINAL S07 - BILD1 Spring 2007 FINAL EXAM Kiger NAME...

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BILD1 / Spring 2007 / FINAL EXAM NAME: _________________________________ Kiger Student ID#:____________________________ BILD 1 – FINAL EXAM PRINT YOUR NAME LEGIBLY ON EVERY PAGE!! ALL STUDENTS READ THE FOLLOWING: Exams may be picked up in Room 6109 of the Natural Sciences Building on or after 6/19/07. Exams not picked up by the end of Summer Session I will be discarded. NAMES OF STUDENTS SITTING ON EITHER SIDE OF YOU: ________________________________ __________________________________ PROBLEM: POINTS: 1. Macromolecules ________ (30 total) 2. Cell Structure ________ (30 total) 3. ________ (30 total) 4. Cell Signaling & Cell Cycle ________ (30 total) 5. Genetics ________ (30 total) 6 ________ (30 total) 7. Transcription & Translation ________ (30 total) 8. ________ (30 total) 9. Gene Regulation & DNA Technology ________ (30 total) 10. True/False ________ (30 total) Extra Credit ________ (15 possible) TOTAL ________ (300 points total)
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BILD1 / Spring 2007 / FINAL EXAM NAME: _________________________________ Kiger Page 1 PROBLEM 1. Chemistry of Life and Macromolecules (30 POINTS) 1. (5 POINTS) An element has 6 protons in its nucleus. How many electrons does it have? _____ How many bonds can this element form with itself? ______ With hydrogen? ______ What is its valence? _____ What is the name of this element? _________________ 2. (1 POINT) Scientists propose that life elsewhere in the universe might be based on the element silicon, rather than on carbon, as on Earth. What properties does silicon share with carbon that would make silicon-based life more likely than, say, neon-based life? 3. (6 POINTS) For each of the following macromolecules, list below: (a) the name for the specific bond that forms for that class of polymers, and (b) the name of the specific functional groups on the monomers involved in the bond formation. Carbohydrates Polypeptides Nucleic Acids (a) Bond? _______________ _______________ _______________ (b) Groups? _______________ _______________ _______________ 4. (3 POINTS) List three biologically important and distinct molecules that contain phosphorus. 5. (2 POINTS) (a) A solution that has pH 4 is considered acidic, neutral or basic? _________________ (b) Specifically, what property does pH measure? ________________________________________ 6. (2 POINTS) Hydrocarbons are fairly insoluble in water. Why? 7. (2 POINTS) Write the formula for a monosaccharide that has four carbons. ____________________ 8. (4 POINTS) How do saturated fats differ from unsaturated fats, both in structure and behavior? 9.
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BILD10 FINAL S07 - BILD1 Spring 2007 FINAL EXAM Kiger NAME...

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