Primus inter pares

    Entry Tests

    Indicative list of problems  included in the entrance test examination (MCQ test)

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    General Chemistry:
    • Chemical reactions, types of chemical reactions;
    • The structure of the atom;
    • The composition of nucleus;
    • Isotopes;
    • Electronic structure of the elements (quantum numbers, orbital, electronic configuration);
    • Periodic table, periodic perspective: atomic and ionic radii, ionization energy, electron affinity, electro negativity;
    • Chemical bonds, the metallic, ionic and cova-lent bonds;
    • Intermolecular forces;
    • Changes of state of the matter, gaseous, liquid and solid states, relationship between phase diagrams;
    • Aqueous solutions, electrolytes and nonelectrolytes, acids and bases.
    Inorganic Chemistry:
    • Hydrogen and oxygen, oxidation state, oxidation and reduction;
    • Properties and reactions hydrogen and oxygen, compounds of hydrogen and oxygen;
    • The halogens, compounds of the halogens;
    • Noble gases, sources and uses of noble gases;
    • Nitrogen, phosphorous, and sulfur;
    • Industrial acids, compounds of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur;
    • Carbon, allotropic forms of carbon, inorganic compounds of carbon;
    • Metals and metallurgy;
    • The s- and p-block metals, transition metals.
    Organic Chemistry:
    • Covalent bonds of carbon, multiple covalent bonds in carbon compounds;
    • Hydrocarbons, alkenes and cycloalkenes alkenes and alkynes;
    • Aromatic hydrocarbons, heteroaromatic compounds;
    • Alcohols and ethers aldehydes and ketones;
    • Carboxylic acids, calculation of acidity;
    • Salts, detergents;
    • Esters and anhydrides;
    • Amines and amides, calculation of basicity;
    • Halogen, sulfur, phosphorus containing compounds;
    • Isomerism in organic chemistry, structural, geometrical and optical isomers.
      Biology  Biology
    The Living World:
    • Classification;
    • Levels of organization.
    Cell Biology:
    • Chemical Components of a Cell;
    • Elements and inorganic compounds;
    • Lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids colloidal systems;
    • Cellular Metabolism;
    • Enzymes;
    • Energy production in glycolysis, Krebs cycle and terminal oxidation;
    • Photosynthesises;
    • The biosynthesis of lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids;
    • Cellular Ultrastructure (Organelles), Cellular physiology, Membrane transport;
    • Endocytosis and exostosis;
    • The action potential cellular movements.
    Organic Biology:
    • Nutrition;
    • Respiration;
    • Excretion;
    • Circulation Locomotion;
    • Reproduction;
    • Sexual an asexual reproduction growth and development;
    • Regulation;
    • Homeostasis and regulation by hormones;
    • Nervous regulation;
    • The nervous system;
    • The synapse and neurotransmitters;
    • Autonomic nervous system;
    • The spinal cord;
    • The brain;
    • Memory and sleep;
    • Perception;
    • Receptors and perceptive organs;
    • The evolution of the systems listed above;
    • Structure and function of the corresponding human-organs;
    • Animal behavior;
    • Innate and learned behavior;
    • The Environment;
    • Ecology, ecosystems;
    • Food chains, limiting factors, cycles in nature;
    • Populations and communities.
    Genetics:
    • Molecular genetics;
    • Properties of the genetic material;
    • Mutation, recombination;
    • The genetic code;
    • The operon;
    • Classical genetics;
    • Modes of inheritance (discontinuous traits);
    • Linkage;
    • Sex chromosomes;
    • Continuous traits genetic counselling.
    Evolution:
    • Population genetics;
    • Chemical and biological evolution;
    • Human evolution.