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1.

The first law of thermodynamics is:

  A.

E = mc2

  B.

Every energy transfer or transformation increases the disorderliness (entropy) of the universe.

  C.

KE = 1/2*mv2

  D.

Energy can be transferred and transformed, but cannot be created or destroyed.


2.

President Theodore Roosevelt served two terms as president from _____ to _____.

  A.

1880-1888

  B.

1910-1918

  C.

1888-1906

  D.

1901-1909


3. Deoxyribonucleic Acid is better known as
  A. RNA
  B. REM
  C. DNA
  D. DHT

4. Which expression is true for this data set? 15, 18, 13, 15, 16, 14
  A. median > mode
  B. median = mean
  C. mean < mode
  D. median = mode

5. Enter letter ( X's appear next to used answers )  
 

 
  1.

le sac à dos

  A.

backpack

 
  2.

l'horaire

  B.

stapler

 
  3.

la règle

  C.

schedule

 
  4.

la gomme

  D.

ballpoint pen

 
  5.

le stylo-bille

  E.

ruler

 
  6.

l'agrafeuse

  F.

eraser

 

6.

A theory is true all the time, whereas a law can change repeatedly.

   TRUE
   FALSE

7.

A scientist who studies classification is called a:

  A.

Taxonomist

  B.

Classificationist

  C.

Biologist

  D.

Botanist


8.

Vienna, the capital of Austria, is on the Rhine River.

   TRUE
   FALSE

9.

The elements in a period or row have very similar properties.

   TRUE
   FALSE

10.

Human cells have _______ chromosomes.

(Answer is a numeral.)

 

11.

Nosce te ipsum

  A.

Know thyself

  B.

Be thyself

  C.

Become thyself

  D.

Know yourself

  E.

Know who you are


12.

A box contains 5 red chips, 8 green chips, and 7 blue chips.

What is the probability that a green chip will be drawn in the first draw?  __/__

 

13.

Jake was known for being _____; everyone enjoyed his company.

  A.

affiant

  B.

affable

  C.

arduous

  D.

ameliorate


14. Enter letter ( X's appear next to used answers )  
 

 
  1.

brusque

  A.

to drain of color; to become pale

 
  2.

brandish

  B.

to shake or wave in a threatening manner

 
  3.

burgeon

  C.

rough and abrupt in manner or speech

 
  4.

banal

  D.

to grow rapidly

 
  5.

blanch

  E.

overly common; worn out from overuse; cliched

 
  6.

bombastic

  F.

pretentious, inflated speech or writing