WONDER #2784: What Is Chromatography?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the inventor of chromatography.
  2. how to use chromatography to make beautiful artwork.
  3. chromatography, a technique used to separate a mixture into its separate components.
  4. the most famous chemists who have used chromatography in the lab.

Question 2 of 3

In paper chromatography, a liquid such as water is used as the __________________.

  1. stationary phase
  2. mobile phase
  3. adsorption
  4. pigment

Question 3 of 3

The word “chromatography” comes from the Greek words “chroma” and “graphe,” which together mean “___________________.”

  1. water colors
  2. calligraphy
  3. art science
  4. color writing

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