Problem Set 2 2010

Problem Set 2 2010 - Problem Set 2 Chapters 4-6 BILD1 /...

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Problem Set 2 BILD1 / Winter 2010 Chapters 4-6 Traver 1 1) Which property of the carbon atom gives it compatibility with a greater number of different elements than any other type of atom? A) Carbon forms ionic bonds. B) Carbon has six to eight neutrons. C) Carbon has a valence of 4. D) Only A and C are correct. E) A, B, and C are correct. 2) How many electron pairs does carbon share in order to complete its valence shell? A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4 E) 8 3) The carbon present in all organic molecules _______ A) is derived from carbon dioxide. B) is processed into sugars through photosynthesis. C) is incorporated into organic molecules by plants. D) two of the above. E) all of the above. 4) What is the reason why hydrocarbons are not soluble in water? A) The majority of their bonds are polar covalent carbon to hydrogen linkages. B) The majority of their bonds are non-polar covalent carbon to hydrogen linkages. C) They are hydrophilic. D) They are lighter than water. E) They exhibit considerable molecular complexity and diversity. Figure 1 5) Observe the structures of glucose and fructose in Figure 1. These two molecules differ in the ______ A) number of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. B) arrangement of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. C) types of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. D) number of oxygen atoms joined to carbon atoms by double covalent bonds E) A, B, and C are correct.
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Problem Set 2 BILD1 / Winter 2010 Chapters 4-6 Traver 2 6) Observe the structures of glucose and fructose in Figure 1. These two molecules are _______ A) structural isomers. B) geometric isomers. C) enantiomers. D) geometric isotopes. E) nonisotopic isomers. 7) Which of the following is true of geometric isomers? A) They have an asymmetric carbon that makes them mirror images. B) Their atoms and bonds are arranged in different sequences. C) They have different molecular formulas.
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