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GS General Science Set I
observation
data
analyze
conclusion
The use of one or more of the senses—sight, hearing, touch, s…
Information recorded for the purpose of answering a question.
To examine the parts of something in order to better understa…
What was learned based on the evidence. The answer to the sci…
observation
The use of one or more of the senses—sight, hearing, touch, s…
data
Information recorded for the purpose of answering a question.
40 terms
McGraw Hill ASVAB Study - General Science(GS): Biology: Plants
The scientific study of plants.
The plantae kingdom includes over ___…
Transport water from the roots to the…
Absorb water only through their surfac…
Botany
250,000
Vascular Plants
Nonvascular Plants
The scientific study of plants.
Botany
The plantae kingdom includes over ___…
250,000
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McGraw Hill ASVAB Study - General Science(GS): Biology: Plants
The scientific study of plants.
The plantae kingdom includes over ___…
Transport water from the roots to the…
Absorb water only through their surfac…
Botany
250,000
Vascular Plants
Nonvascular Plants
The scientific study of plants.
Botany
The plantae kingdom includes over ___…
250,000
40 terms
McGraw Hill ASVAB Study - General Science(GS): Biology: Plants
The scientific study of plants.
The plantae kingdom includes over ___…
Transport water from the roots to the…
Absorb water only through their surfac…
Botany
250,000
Vascular Plants
Nonvascular Plants
The scientific study of plants.
Botany
The plantae kingdom includes over ___…
250,000
23 terms
GS-general safety
GS1 ... Safety responsibilities ... All empl…
GS2... Substance abuse
GS3... Job briefing
When to conduct a job briefing
A copy of Safeway is accessible while on duty... Civil and court…
No possession use or being under the influence of alcohol ... No…
When to conduct a briefing... What should be briefed
Before beginning work... When activities or conditions change... Wh…
GS1 ... Safety responsibilities ... All empl…
A copy of Safeway is accessible while on duty... Civil and court…
GS2... Substance abuse
No possession use or being under the influence of alcohol ... No…
35 terms
ASVAB General Science (GS)
8 minutes to answer 16 questions
two answers similar
SI units of measure
mili-
30 secs per question
guess simpler form (ockhams razor)
kelvin temp... gram unit of MASS... liter unit of volume... meter unit…
1/1000 .001
8 minutes to answer 16 questions
30 secs per question
two answers similar
guess simpler form (ockhams razor)
17 terms
Gs study
We study history by using tools like a…
primary source
secondary source
horizontal lines
study of history through artifacts
documents written during the time period people were in
information gathered by historians
latitude
We study history by using tools like a…
study of history through artifacts
primary source
documents written during the time period people were in
10 terms
Study gs
Functional
Paramount
Collaborate
Depict
Useful,practical,able to perform a function.
Chief in importance,supreme,dominant.
to work together,to cooperate with the enemy.
To picture in words,to represent in picture or sculpture,to d…
Functional
Useful,practical,able to perform a function.
Paramount
Chief in importance,supreme,dominant.
24 terms
Midterm Study GS
Cash Crop
Desertification
Diversify
Drought
farm crop raised to be sold for money
The process by which fertile land becomes desert,typically as…
To add variety to; to expand a country's economy by increasin…
a long period without rain
Cash Crop
farm crop raised to be sold for money
Desertification
The process by which fertile land becomes desert,typically as…
23 terms
GS Final Review- General Terms
geography
culture
cultural diffusion
ethnocentrism
study of where people, places & things are located + how thin…
all things that make up a people's entire way of life
spreading of an idea of culture from one society to another s…
judging another's culture by the standards of your own cultur…
geography
study of where people, places & things are located + how thin…
culture
all things that make up a people's entire way of life
21 terms
GS2 Study Terms
Artificial Selection
Genetic Engineering
Natural Selection
Reflection
The process by which humans choose the traits of organisms by…
The process by which humans choose traits of organisms by mod…
The process by which the organisms change over time due to ad…
Interaction of light where light bounces off of a surface
Artificial Selection
The process by which humans choose the traits of organisms by…
Genetic Engineering
The process by which humans choose traits of organisms by mod…
21 terms
GS2 Study Terms
Artificial Selection
Genetic Engineering
Natural Selection
Reflection
The process by which humans choose the traits of organisms by…
The process by which humans choose traits of organisms by mod…
The process by which the organisms change over time due to ad…
Interaction of light where light bounces off of a surface
Artificial Selection
The process by which humans choose the traits of organisms by…
Genetic Engineering
The process by which humans choose traits of organisms by mod…
20 terms
GS1 Study Terms
Rock Cycle
Metamorphic Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Igneous Rock
Process where Earth's surface and interior slowly changes fro…
Formed when rocks are put under a lot of heat and pressure ov…
Formed when rocks are broken down by erosion and are then com…
Formed when magma is cooled down and hardened
Rock Cycle
Process where Earth's surface and interior slowly changes fro…
Metamorphic Rock
Formed when rocks are put under a lot of heat and pressure ov…
GS study guide
Income
political systems
quality of life
religious beliefs
Earnings from work or investment
The system a government uses to govern, or set rules for the…
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth…
statements to which members of a particular religion adhere
Income
Earnings from work or investment
political systems
The system a government uses to govern, or set rules for the…
GS study guide
industrialization
industrial rev
karl marx
adam smith
period of social and ecumenic change that transforms
new manufacturing process
philosopher, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary social…
scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy
industrialization
period of social and ecumenic change that transforms
industrial rev
new manufacturing process
GS 3310 study material
All science begins with an
Identify the word that does not belong…
T/F Science is limited in the question…
What makes understanding the Earth a d…
Observation
D. Stratosphere
True
The Earth is dynamic, has a long history, and is complex
All science begins with an
Observation
Identify the word that does not belong…
D. Stratosphere
27 terms
Study for GS retake
Good
Religion
Stable government, defenseful military
One of the world's seven wonders
What were the leaders like in the Old Kingdom?
What did the Old Kingdom mainly value?
What was good about the Old Kingdom's government and military?
What did the Old Kingdom build?
Good
What were the leaders like in the Old Kingdom?
Religion
What did the Old Kingdom mainly value?
30 terms
GS 110 General Psychology Study Guide for Quiz #3: Chapters 5-6
Memory
Information processing model
Encoding
Storage
Any system - human, animal, or machine - that encodes, stores…
A cognitive understanding of memory, emphasizing how informat…
The first of three basic tasks of memory, involving the modif…
The second of the three basic tasks of memory, involving the…
Memory
Any system - human, animal, or machine - that encodes, stores…
Information processing model
A cognitive understanding of memory, emphasizing how informat…
15 terms
GS2 study guide
Three estates and members
estates general
national assembely
Tennis court oath
First= bourgeoisie... second= clergy... third= roman catholic clergy
members of the the third estate that wanted eblightenment
first act of the revolution created the rights of man
national assembly was locked out of their offices and broke d…
Three estates and members
First= bourgeoisie... second= clergy... third= roman catholic clergy
estates general
members of the the third estate that wanted eblightenment
16 terms
GS Study Guide
Geography of Greece
Why was greece different than other ci…
Difference between minoans and mycenae…
iliad and odyssey
1. Greece is a peninsula made up of smaller peninsulas and is…
They were very advanced
1. The mycenaeans had a strong military... 2. The mycenaeans liv…
1. They were both said to be wrote by homer... 2. Iliad is set d…
Geography of Greece
1. Greece is a peninsula made up of smaller peninsulas and is…
Why was greece different than other ci…
They were very advanced
11 terms
Study 1-2 GS
Solar System
Orbit
Revolution
Leap Year
Earth, seven other planets, the sun, and thousands of stars m…
A path around the sun that each planet has differently.
A complete orbit around the sun which takes 365 1/4 days.
Every 4 years, the orbit takes 366 days to orbit which is cal…
Solar System
Earth, seven other planets, the sun, and thousands of stars m…
Orbit
A path around the sun that each planet has differently.
91 terms
GS FINAL STUDY GUIDE
Clovis
Monasteries
Augustine of Hippo
King Alfred the Great
This person established the kingdom of Gaul in the early midd…
Became center of wealth and power throughout Europe; copied a…
This person wrote "city of god"; "people should pay less to t…
This king achieved these 4 things during his reign... -establish…
Clovis
This person established the kingdom of Gaul in the early midd…
Monasteries
Became center of wealth and power throughout Europe; copied a…
10 terms
GS evidence of study
Lexington and concord
Bunkerhill
Quebec
Long Island
First battle of the revolutionary war, not significant other…
More English were killed and wounded but took over the hill b…
First major British victory, allowed English to control Canad…
Large battle, many Americans captured Huge loss for Americans…
Lexington and concord
First battle of the revolutionary war, not significant other…
Bunkerhill
More English were killed and wounded but took over the hill b…
China Study Guide GS
Northern Song Dynasty
Southern Song Dynasty
Political Structures of Song Dynasty
Dynastic Circle
960-1276; united north and south china; formed alliance with…
1127-1276; located in china; considered weakest dynasty in ch…
Personnel/Appointments, Revenue, Rites, War, Punishments, Works
Mandate of Heaven- belief that heaven let the right to rule b…
Northern Song Dynasty
960-1276; united north and south china; formed alliance with…
Southern Song Dynasty
1127-1276; located in china; considered weakest dynasty in ch…
11 terms
Study 1-2 GS
Solar System
Orbit
Revolution
Leap Year
Earth, Seven other planets, the sun, and thousands of stars m…
A path around the sun that each planet has differently
A complete orbit around the sun which takes 365 1/4 days.
Every 4 years the orbit takes 366 days to orbit which is call…
Solar System
Earth, Seven other planets, the sun, and thousands of stars m…
Orbit
A path around the sun that each planet has differently
14 terms
19-1 GS Study
Saudi Arabia
Iraq
Iran
Bare rock and sand
What country produces the most desanitized water than any oth…
What is a country not on the Arabian Penninsula?
The region's wettest climate can be found in...
In the region's driest areas the ground is made up of...
Saudi Arabia
What country produces the most desanitized water than any oth…
Iraq
What is a country not on the Arabian Penninsula?
GS study cards
Bourbon Triumvirate
Henry Grady
International Cotton... Exposition
Tom Watson
• GA's 3 most powerful politicians... during the New South era... •…
Editor of the Atlanta... Constitution... Started/Promoted the... "New…
Huge shows held in Atlanta to... show off Atlanta to the... region…
gained popularity as a... Populist who represented... farmers and p…
Bourbon Triumvirate
• GA's 3 most powerful politicians... during the New South era... •…
Henry Grady
Editor of the Atlanta... Constitution... Started/Promoted the... "New…
16 terms
random GS terms to study
jati
coup d'état
embargo
sanctions
clans, tribes, and communities within India
a sudden overthrow of the government
A ban on trade
rewards or punishments that encourage conformity
jati
clans, tribes, and communities within India
coup d'état
a sudden overthrow of the government
GS Vocab Study Tool
City-State
Trireme
Tyrant
Iliad
A city that acts like an independent country
Strong wooden ships built with battering rams in front
Powerful individuals who gained control of city-states govern…
Poem written by Homer telling the tale of how the Greek and T…
City-State
A city that acts like an independent country
Trireme
Strong wooden ships built with battering rams in front
GS study guide
Which battle allowed the Americans to…
Which battle served as the turning poi…
In which battle did George Washington…
Which was the last major battle of the…
Cowpens
Saratoga
Trenton
Yorktown
Which battle allowed the Americans to…
Cowpens
Which battle served as the turning poi…
Saratoga
20 terms
GS finals study
geological column
a theoretical picture in which layers of rock from around the…
geological column
a theoretical picture in which layers of rock from around the…
24 terms
GS Final Study Guide
Animism
Vizier
Cuneiform
Vedas
The belief that spirit forces live within animals, objects, o…
chief minister who supervised business of gov. In ancient Egypt
chief minister who supervised business of gov. In ancient Egypt
collection of prayers, hymns, and other religious teachings d…
Animism
The belief that spirit forces live within animals, objects, o…
Vizier
chief minister who supervised business of gov. In ancient Egypt
8 terms
Taiwan study gs
1949
Nationalist dream
Jiang jeishi=strict military rule
Asian tiger
Communists win the civil war. And jiang jieshi defeated goes…
Jiang and nation want to go back to china to reconquer
Had strict military rule in taiwan
Taiwan goes from a poor farming society to a high industriali…
1949
Communists win the civil war. And jiang jieshi defeated goes…
Nationalist dream
Jiang and nation want to go back to china to reconquer
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GS Study Guide
Greek Political System
City State
Rome Political System
Republic
City State
A city that is also an independent state
Republic and Empire
citizens have the right to vote select their leaders
Greek Political System
City State
City State
A city that is also an independent state
51 terms
GS4 Study
1/17/2012
Automaticlly remove unwanted portions…
Use to insert page break
100% magnification
Short date
Remove background
Insert tab
Zoom
1/17/2012
Short date
Automaticlly remove unwanted portions…
Remove background
GS UNIT 1 STUDY GUIDE
absolutism
divine right theory
monarchy
Louis XIV
A system of government, usually dictatorship or hereditary mo…
The doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly f…
A form of government led by a hereditary ruler such as a king…
17th c. French monarch who forcefully asserted the divine rig…
absolutism
A system of government, usually dictatorship or hereditary mo…
divine right theory
The doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly f…
GS Unit 2 Study Guide
Relative Location
Absolute Location
North, East, South, West
Latitude
General location
Precise Location
What are the cardinal directions?
Parallels that go left to right
Relative Location
General location
Absolute Location
Precise Location
GS Quiz Study
Guerrilla Warfare
Mercenary
Hessian
Tyranny
Strange battle tactics
Professional soldier hired to serve a foreign army
A German mercenary
Cruel and unreasonable government or rule
Guerrilla Warfare
Strange battle tactics
Mercenary
Professional soldier hired to serve a foreign army
72 terms
Mid Terms Studying GS
Why did the renaissance begin in Italy?
Machiavelli
Castiglione
Michelangelo
-First to recover from bubonic plague... -Geography... -Center of t…
-Wrote "The Prince"... -Thought the ends justified the means
wrote The Book of the Courtier, expressed the characteristics…
Painter from Italy who created:... -Pieta... -Ceiling of Sistine Ch…
Why did the renaissance begin in Italy?
-First to recover from bubonic plague... -Geography... -Center of t…
Machiavelli
-Wrote "The Prince"... -Thought the ends justified the means
GS 100 Study Guide
Active Reading examples
multi sensory learning
3 learning styles
3R Method
underlining, highlighting, and note taking
using two types of learning styles in order to encode informa…
visual, kinesthetic, and auditory
Read, Recite, Review
Active Reading examples
underlining, highlighting, and note taking
multi sensory learning
using two types of learning styles in order to encode informa…
10 terms
Study 2-4 GS
Smog
Crop Rotation
Irrigation
Biodiversity
Polluting chemicals combined with ozone.
Prevents the soil from washing away
A process in which water is collected and distrubited to crops.
The amount of plants and animals on the plant.
Smog
Polluting chemicals combined with ozone.
Crop Rotation
Prevents the soil from washing away
14 terms
gs test study
What are the major causes of WWII? (li…
Treaty of Versailles
Rise of Italian facism
Rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party
Treaty of Versailles... Rise of Italian fascism... Rise of Hitler…
After Germany lost WWII the winning nations drafted a treaty…
Fascism is a totalitarian form of government which:... Glorifie…
In Germany, depression, unemployment and hard times led to a…
What are the major causes of WWII? (li…
Treaty of Versailles... Rise of Italian fascism... Rise of Hitler…
Treaty of Versailles
After Germany lost WWII the winning nations drafted a treaty…
GS Enlightenment study
Enlightenment
Thomas Hobbes
social contract
Levianthan
European movement in which thinkers attempted to apply the pr…
He made the social contract pg. 629
"The agreement by witch people created an government." pg.629
The book that Thomas hobbes wrote. pg. 629
Enlightenment
European movement in which thinkers attempted to apply the pr…
Thomas Hobbes
He made the social contract pg. 629
9 terms
Study 2-2 GS
Continental Shelf
Aquafier
Condensation
Trench
A plateau that lies off each coast of a continent that stretc…
Underground layers of rock through which water flows.
When water changes from gas back to liquid.
When Tectonic activity takes place creating deep cuts in the…
Continental Shelf
A plateau that lies off each coast of a continent that stretc…
Aquafier
Underground layers of rock through which water flows.
19 terms
Study GS 2
Trench
Ground water
collection
water cycle
techtonich activity also makes deep cuts in the ocean floor c…
much of this freshwater is frozen in ice that covers polar re…
Completing the cycle is the process called __________.
When the water goes through a consistent cycle called the ___…
Trench
techtonich activity also makes deep cuts in the ocean floor c…
Ground water
much of this freshwater is frozen in ice that covers polar re…
GS Ch 3 Unit 2 General Vocabulary
Trigger
Pneumonia
Accelerate
Prolong
Make something happen quickly.
A kind of disease that make people has a hard time breathing.
Happen faster than usual.
Lengthen the time.
Trigger
Make something happen quickly.
Pneumonia
A kind of disease that make people has a hard time breathing.
GS Question Study Guide
Who said "After all, who remembers wha…
What natural resource contributed most…
Which of the following statement(s) be…
Who wrote The White Man's Burden?
Hitler
Coal
I, II, and III
Rudyard Kipling
Who said "After all, who remembers wha…
Hitler
What natural resource contributed most…
Coal
GS MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
Paleo:
Archaic:
Woodland:
Mississippian:
Nomadic, non-permanent dwellings, hunters/ gathers, stone wea…
built 1st permanent dwellings but still nomadic, stone/ bone…
Bows/arrows, lived in permanent villages, domed shaped huts.
Large settlements, religious leaders lived on top of mounds.
Paleo:
Nomadic, non-permanent dwellings, hunters/ gathers, stone wea…
Archaic:
built 1st permanent dwellings but still nomadic, stone/ bone…
40 terms
Study guide for the real Gs!!!
Compared to children with authoritaria…
A game of peek-a-boo with his dad exci…
Marissa resents the burden and constra…
5-year-old Otto complained to his mom…
more likely to develop a sense of self-reliance and more like…
object permanence.
insecure attachment
conservation
Compared to children with authoritaria…
more likely to develop a sense of self-reliance and more like…
A game of peek-a-boo with his dad exci…
object permanence.
7 terms
GS-Mod 1-3 Spontaneous generation
...
The idea that living organisms can be…
The idea that living organisms can be…
The idea that living organisms can be…
To use this set correctly...... 1) Use only in the (FLASH)CARD m…
Say the definition 3 times out loud... SPONTANEOUS GENERATION:…
SPONTANEOUS GENERATION:... T__ i__ t__ l__ o__ c__ b__ s__ f__ f…
SPONTANEOUS GENERATION:... __ i__ __ l__ o__ __ __ s__ f__ __ n_…
...
To use this set correctly...... 1) Use only in the (FLASH)CARD m…
The idea that living organisms can be…
Say the definition 3 times out loud... SPONTANEOUS GENERATION:…
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