CH 221 Chapter Guides

  Chapter Guide: Final Lecture Exam

The Lecture Final Exam is approaching, and this is the time to study hard to prepare for it; hopefully you will see how much you have learned this quarter and appreciate the many hours devoted toward studying... they will be of help to you now! Here are some hints to get you started:

  • The CH 221 Final Exam covers Chapter 1 through Chapter 6. There will be 32 multiple choice questions on the exam. Each multiple choice question will have five possible answers. You will have access to a periodic table (see this link to see what the periodic table looks like.) The exam will last approximately two hours.
  • The first two pages of the exam deserve some comment. The first page of the midterm will include an integrity statement that you will be required to sign. Signing the integrity statement implies that you have not received (and will not be giving) any information on the midterm exam to others that might imply cheating; a failure to sign the integrity statement grants an automatic score of zero, so make sure the first thing you do is to sign the statement. The second page of the midterm exam will be a scoring page which will be filled out by the instructor when the exam has been graded; you do not need to complete anything on this page. An example of the integrity statement and grading sheet can be found using this link.
  • You will need to bring a scantron (100 questions total or 50 questions on each side) to avoid a manual grading point penalty), your calculator and a pencil to the exam. No notes will be allowed.
  • You should be able to know how you did on the exam by Thursday of finals week at the latest by looking at your grades on the CH 221 website.

By this time your intense studying of the previous chapters will begin to really pay off by making the study process much easier; you have conquered the material to this point and should continue to do so on the final exam. Look over your old quizzes, exams, problem sets, etc. to remember how far you've come this term academically.

Here are some materials on the CH 221 website which may help your studying:

In addition, you might wish to study using the Practice Problem Sets (with answers given at the end of the document):

If you need assistance on these problems, you have several options. You can visit the AVID / Learning Success Center located above the MHCC library on the Mt. Hood Community College campus; they have tutors available to help you with your chemistry homework. You can also contact me if you have any questions.

Good luck with your studying! As always, let me know if you have any questions. Peace, --- Michael

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