C 400 Quiz 1

Communication in Chemistry

SEND YOUR ANSWERS TO SHAUNA: You don't need to send her a copy of the pop quiz; send just the answers, one line at a time.

A = True B= False
(or use the approriate letter for multiple choice)

  1. The Library of Congress classification numbers (call numbers) tend to group together in a library collection books on similar topics.

  2. A program that will help you find an acceptable IUPAC name of a compound is Autonom.

  3. Personal bibliography manager software lets you easily import data from an online search into your own personal database. Once in a program such as ProCite or EndNote, you can print out a bibliography for an article without having to type the entries individually.

  4. SciFinder Scholar is Captain Kirk's pedigreed Vegan wolfhound in the original Star Trek.

  5. Chemists usually put the title of a journal in a standard abbreviated form when compiling a bibliography for a primary journal article or a review article. A chemistry reference tool to help you find the full form of an abbreviated journal title is CASSI.

  6. Secondary literature sources are always less current than the primary literature.

  7. It is possible that a primary article that appeared in a chemistry journal this month may not be abstracted in the weekly Chemical Abstracts before January 2001.

  8. MDL's Chime is free plug-in software that enables Netscape or Internet Explorer to automatically load depictions of molecules from various places on the Internet.

  9. The ACS Style Guide; A Manual for Authors and Editors is a very important work for those who are writing manuscripts to be published in American Chemical Society journals.

  10. Review serial tiles often appear annually and typically have titles that begin "Advances in...," "Progress in...," etc.