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Question 1
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Fluoride can prevent tooth decay by _________.
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Question 2
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Substances that cannot be broken down into other substances are called _____.
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Question 3
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Four elements combine to make about 96% of the weight of the human body. Which of the following elements is one of the four?
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Question 4
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Substances that contain two or more elements in a fixed ratio are called _____.
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Question 5
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The simplest unit of matter that still retains the properties of an element is a(n) _____.
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Question 6
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In an atom with a neutral overall charge, the number of protons is equal to the _________.
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Question 7
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Silicon has an atomic number of 14 and a mass number of 28. How many neutrons are found in silicon?
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Question 8
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Carbon-12 and carbon-13 are different in the number of their _____.
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Question 9
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What is the term for atoms that are electrically charged as a result of gaining or losing electrons?
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Question 10
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Which of these is a type of chemical bond that involves the sharing of electrons?
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Question 11
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What type of bond joins neighboring water molecules?
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Question 12
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In the reaction glucose + fructose sucrose + water, _____ is a reactant and _____ is a product.
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Question 13
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The tendency of molecules of the same kind to stick together is called _________.
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Question 14
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Which of these is an example of a solution?
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Question 15
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Physicians have used imaging techniques for medical diagnosis for some time, but recently have begun usage of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which depends on _______.
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Question 16
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Which one of the following represents the pH inside most living cells?
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Question 17
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A substance that resists changes in pH is referred to as a(n) _____.
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Question 18
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If you were asked to determine if there is life on Mars, what would you propose to do?
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