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MCAT Chemistry Question — Ionization Reactions

Consider the following ionization reactions: H(g) –>  H+(g) + e- F(g) –> F+(g) + e- Which of the following statements is true? A. H(g) releases energy and absorbs an electron B. H(g) absorbs more energy than does fluorine and emits an electron C. F(g) absorbs more energy than does hydrogen and emits an electron D.

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MCAT Psychology Question — Sleep Cycles

REM cycle sleep is characterized by all of the following traits, EXCEPT: A) Muscle paralysis B) Rapid eye movement C) Delta rhythms on an EEG D) High brain activity  

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MCAT Biology Question — Pancreas Secretion

The pancreas secretes all of the following EXCEPT: a) trypsinogen b) chymotrypsinogen c) pancreatic lipase d) bile salts    

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MCAT Biology Question — Cellular Activity

In nerve cells, microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs), most notably MAP2 and MAP tau, act to stabilize microtubules. In a mouse model, a mutant is developed that vastly reduced function across all families of MAPs, leading to increased microtubule degradation. Which cellular activity would likely be most affected?   A) Cardiac muscle contraction B) Transcription of mRNA

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