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A series of cell divisions that results in the formation of an embryo is called ?

Cleavage

An animal that eats only plants is called ?

Herbivore

The process by which energy is provided at the cellular level is called ?

Metabolism

All of the following are domains except ?
A. Regelia
B. Eukarya
C. Bacteria
D. Archaea

A. Regelia

Light waves travel at a rate of about ?

186,000 miles per second

The largest moon in the solar system is ?

Ganymede

The spinal cord is part of the ?

Nervous system

Joints that hold bones firmly together are called ?

Fixed joints

The top or broadest level of the classification system for living organisms is called ?

Kingdom

If there are two full moons in a single month, the second full moon is called ?

Blue moon

The brainstem connects the brain to the ?

Spinal Cord

Red blood cells do what ?

Carry oxygen and carbon dioxide

Protein can be found in all of the following foods EXCEPT:
A. eggs
B. meat
C. peas
D. apples

D. Apples

What inorganic substance is present in the greatest quantity inside animal cells?

Water

Cell protoplasm is made up mostly of what ?

Water

A meter consists of how many centimeters ?

100 centimeters

It's impossible for the sun to turn into a black hole because ?

It is too small

Electrons are particles that are ?

Negatively charged

The chamber of the heart that pumps blood to the lungs is called the?

Right ventricle

The atomic number of an atom is determined by ?

The number of protons

The smallest part of an element that still acts like an element is ?

Atom

How many planets in the solar system have rings?

Four

The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid is its?

Melting point

The surface of the earth is called the ?

Crust

Not counting the sun, the closest star to the Earth is ?

Proxima Centauri

How many bottles are in a gross ?

144

"Jenny's test grades are 93, 89, 96, and 98. If she wishes to raise her average to 95, what does she need to score on her next test?"

(93 + 89 + 96 + 98 + x) ÷ 5 = 95
(376 + x) ÷ 5 = 95
376 + x = 475
x = 99

" A waitress earns an average tip of 12% of the cost of the food she serves. If she serves $375 worth of food in one evening, how much money in tips will she earn on average? "

Multiply the total amount spent on drinks, $375, by 12% to determine the amount of tips.
$375 × 0.12 = $45.

"Carpet stain protector costs $0.65 per square yard to apply. How much will it cost to apply the protectant to a 16-foot × 18-foot carpet?"

multiply 16 feet by 18 feet to determine the number of square feet, 288. Then divide 288 by 9 to convert square feet to square yards (1 square yard = 3 feet × 3 feet = 9 square feet). Multiply the quotient, 32 square yards, by the cost of protection per square yard, $0.65, to get the correct answer, $20.80.

Assimilate :

Absorb

Proficient :

Adept

Plenary:

Full

Goad:

Incite

Headlong:

Recklessly

Flagrant:

Glaring

Legacy:

Bequest

Unconscionable:

Excessive

Laudable:

Commendable

Burnished:

Polished

Commodity:

Product

Oblique:

Obscure

Superfluous:

Unnecessary

Hemorrhage:

Loss

Garrison:

Fort

Fiscal:

Financial

Domicile:

Home

Abate:

End

Commission:

To authorize

Succinct:

Concise

Demise:

Death

Chairisma:

Charm

Burrow:

Nestle

Prevails:

Persists

Contravene:

Obstruct

Chasm:

Hole

Susceptible:

Gullible

Emit:

Give off

Fundamental:

Basic

Ohm's law states:

Voltage (V) = Current (I) × Resistance (R)

An electromagnetic-induction device usually has what material in its core?

Iron

How many diodes should you expect to find in a bridge rectifier?

4

Another name for cycles per second is:

Hertz

When current flows through a wire, what is influenced?

Voltage, ohms, and amperes

Millihenries are related to:

Inductors

Radar can operate at frequencies as high as:

100,000 MHz

Radio waves travel:

At the speed of light

Changing alternating current to direct current is called:

Rectification

Insulated fittings can be used to splice wires, thus eliminating the need for:

Soldering the wires together

12: The symbol shown below stands for:
-------| I | I | I | I---------

Battery

How many wires do serial cables used on computers have?

9

To produce greater storage of electrons and more capacitance, capacitors should:

Be connected in parallel

A light bulb is 60 watts. Operated at 120 volts, how much current does it draw?

0.5 ampere
Power = Current × Voltage
Current = Power/Voltage. 60/120 = 0.5 ampere

A number-12 wire, compared to a number-6 wire:

Is smaller in diameter
(The larger the number, the smaller (in diameter) the wire.)

A fuse with a higher-than-required rating used in an electrical circuit:

May not work properly

Neutral wire is always:

Whitish or natural

To measure electrical power, you would use a(n):

Wattmeter
(Electrical power is measured in watts, so you use a wattmeter)

If you operate an incandescent light bulb at less than its rated voltage:

The bulb will burn dimmer and last longer.

If an alternator overcharges the battery, a likely explanation is:

The voltage regulator isn't working properly.

A primary advantage of the electronic ignition system over conventional ignition systems is:

The electronic ignition system provides a higher voltage.

The primary purpose of piston rings is to:

Seal the combustion chamber and allow the pistons to move freely

Connecting rods connect the piston to the:

Crankshaft

In an overhead valve system (OHV), what mechanism opens and closes the valves?

Rocker arms

If a car's ignition system, lights, and radio don't work, the part that's probably malfunctioned is the:

Battery

A gauge shows the complete loss of oil pressure while driving. The best action is to:

Pull over immediately and investigate the problem.

A two-cycle engine will normally be found on:

Snowmobiles, chainsaws, and some motorcycles

The difference between a single-acting and an opposed piston engine is:

Single-acting piston engines have one piston per cylinder and opposed piston engines have two.

A car equipped with limited-slip differential:

Transfers the most driving force to the wheel with the greatest amount of traction

Pouring cold water on an overheated engine:

Could cause the engine block to crack

Soft brake-pedal movement can be caused by:

Air in the hydraulic brake system

The safest way to make a hole in sheet metal is to:

Punch it using a metal punch

Rebar is used to:

Reinforce concrete

Nail sets are used to:

Set nails below the surface of wood

A ripsaw cuts:

With the grain of the wood

Sledges can be used to drive:

Bolts and chisels

To check for horizontal trueness, the best tool to use is a:

Level

A bucking bar is used to:

Drive rivets

Washers that have teeth all around the circumference to prevent them from slipping are called:

Shakeproof washers

An induction clutch works by:

Magnetism

If a first class lever with a resistance arm measuring 2 feet and an effort arm measuring 8 feet are being used, what's the mechanical advantage?

Mechanical advantage can be calculated as Length of Effort Arm ÷ Length of Resistance Arm. MA = 8 ÷ 2 = 4.

Air weighs about 15 psi. What's the amount of pressure (force) exerted on the top of your head, given a surface area of 24 inches?

Power equals force divided by area in square inches (P = F/A or F = A × P.
F = 15 × 24 = 360 pounds.

The force produced when a boxer's hand hits a heavy bag and "bounces" off it is called:

Recoil

In the figure below, if Gear 1 has 25 teeth and Gear 2 has 15 teeth, how many revolutions does Gear 2 make for every 10 revolutions Gear 1 makes?

Multiply the number of teeth Gear 1 has (D) and the number of revolutions it makes (R). Divide that number by the number of teeth Gear 2 has (d) to determine the number of revolutions Gear 2 makes (r).
r = DR/d
r = (25 × 10)/15
r = 250⁄15, or 1610⁄15, or 162⁄3

Springs used in machines are usually made of:

Steel

A clutch is a type of:

Coupling

A single block-and-fall is called a:

Runner

If a house key, a wooden spoon, a plastic hanger,and a wool jacket are all the same temperature, which one feels the coldest?

Key

A way to determine the amount of power being used is to:

Divide the amount of work done by the amount of time it takes.
Power = Work ÷ Time.

A wood tool, a silver tool, and a steel tool are placed in boiling water for cleaning. Which tool gets the hottest?

Silver

The ovaries produce:

Estrogen

An earthquake that measures 4 on the Richter Scale would be how many times stronger than an earthquake that measured 2?

10 times

Muscles attach to bone with:

Tendons

Atoms are most tightly packed in:

Solids

Blood leaving the lungs is:

Oxygenated

Mitosis is a process of:

Asexual reproduction

8: When added to a cloud's name, what means rain?

Nimbus

The movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of lower concentration is called

Diffusion

The instrument used to measure wind speed is:

Anemometer

Electric charges can be:

Positive or negative

Which planet in the solar system has the most moons?

Saturn

Hydrogen has the atomic number 1. This means that hydrogen has:

1 proton

Which U.S. space program is responsible for putting 12 men on the moon?

Apollo

Organisms that eat other organisms are called:

Predators

Unlike most other fish, sharks have no:

Bones

What human organ is responsible for cleaning the blood?

Kidneys

Kinetic energy is the energy that:

Is possessed by a moving object

In what year did the first woman travel in space?

1963

A step-up transformer:

Increases the voltage in a power line

What animal has the heaviest brain?

Sperm whale

Passing sunlight through a prism:

Separates the colors into a spectrum

Molecules are created when:

Atoms combine together

The first genetically engineered organism was:

Tobacco

The vernal equinox is:

The first day of spring

Ardent :

Passion

Sturdy :

Well-built

Listless :

Inattentive

Brevity :

Terseness

Pare :

Cut

facilitated :

helped

spectator :

observer

precocious :

smart

cited :

specified

sentinel :

prisoner

Illustrious :

famous

Fallacious :

invalid

subterfuge:

evasion

transported :

conveyed

Two electrical wires run to a machine. One wire is 6mm thick, and the other is 3mm thick. For the two wires to carry the same current, the larger wire:

requires less voltage

A current passed through a muscle in the human body causes the muscle to contract. This is known as:

the physiological effect of current

In a closed electrical circuit:

One terminal is always positive, and one terminal is always negative.

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