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Visit for complete chapters: http://yourtestbanks.webs.com/apps/links/ Biology, 8e (Campbell) Chapter 4 Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life Multiple-Choice Questions 1) Organic chemistry is a science based on the study of A) functional groups. B) vital forces interacting with matter. C) carbon compounds. D) water and its interaction with other kinds of molecules. E) inorganic compounds. Answer: C Topic: Concept 4.1 Skill: Knowledge/Comprehension 2) Early 19th-century scientists believed that living organisms differed from nonliving things as a result of possessing a "life force" that could create organic molecules from inorganic matter. The term given to this belief is A) organic synthesis. B) vitalism. C) mechanism. D) organic evolution. E) inorganic synthesis. Answer: B Topic: Concept 4.1 Skill: Knowledge/Comprehension 3) The experimental approach taken in current biological investigations presumes that A) simple organic compounds can be synthesized in the laboratory from inorganic precursors, but complex organic compounds like carbohydrates and proteins can only be synthesized by
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