Science Set 1

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When the chromosomes line up in mitosis this is known as which phase?


Which cellular organelle contains enzymes that are considered digestive?


Organs repair themselves through a process of?

Lock and Key model

Which of the following is considered a model for enzyme action?

Enzymes are destroyed during chemical reactions

Which of the following statements about enzymes is NOT true?

Enzymes are catalysts.
Almost all enzymes are proteins.
Enzymes operate most efficiently at optimum pH.

Which of the following statements about enzymes is true?

Prostaglandins can only constrict blood vessels

Which of the following statements about prostaglandins is not true?

Low-density lipoproteins

Cholesterol that is known as (LDL) stands for:


Hardening of the arteries is known as:

Systolic pressure

The top number on a blood pressure reading indicates:


Litmus paper that is blue will turn/stay _____ in the presence of a strong base.


Breathing properly requires the presence of what compound that affects surface tension of alveoli in the lungs?


Which of the following is not considered a function of the kidneys?


The functional unit of the kidney is known as?

PV= knT or PV=RnT

Which of the following formulas indicate the ideal gas law?


Which of the following is not considered a characteristic or property of a gas?

Archimedes' principle

Which of the following is described in the definition: An object immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object?


Liquids that evaporate quickly are known as _____ liquids


High frequency sound waves are known as:

Albert Michelson

The first American to win a Nobel Prize was ______ for measuring the speed of light


What anatomical structure connects the stomach and the mouth?

Volume, Mass, Pressure

the following is considered a characteristic or property of a gas:

Secretion, Reabsorption, Filtration

the following is considered a function of the kidneys:

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