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Mini-Quiz: Chemistry is Similar to Baking a Cake

by Ron Kurtus (26 September 2006)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How is a cookbook recipe similar to a chemical equation?

It says how much of each ingredient you mix together to get the end product

You can substitute food items in a recipe with various chemicals

You put both into an oven

2. How are chemicals often combined and heated in a chemistry lab?

Chemicals should never be heated in a lab for safety reasons

They are spread on a flat plate and exposed to sunlight

A small amount of the materials is heated in a test tube

3. Why would you want to break apart a chemical compound?

You may want to examine the components

You only make compounds and never break them apart

So you can eat the material, just like a piece of cake

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Chemistry. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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