Lesson 11 - UNIT 3 - Quiz #3
1. Describe the essential differences between the following types of mixtures: true solutions, suspensions, and colloidal dispersions.2. Explain the concept of pH verbally (mathematically at the instructor's discretion) and to recognize that the scale is logarithmic. Students should know that a change in pH from 7.35 to 6.35 is a 10-fold increase acidity that is incompatible with life and that normal cellular activity requires the narrow pH range of 7.35-7.45. 3. Explain the concept of a buffer and provide one example.4. Explain 3 different and basic types of chemical reactions in a general way: e.g., A + B ? AB as an example of a synthesis.5. Explain the effects of the following conditions on the rates of chemical reactions: substrate concentration, presence of catalysts (e.g., enzymes in biological systems), temperature, pH, and presence of enzyme inhibitors.