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Question 1 1. A person is constructing a scale model of a building. The front wall of the main room is six yards in length. If the person is making the scale to one-eighth the original size, how many inches long should the front wall be in the model?
Question 2 2. Which of the following BEST describes how deforestation can cause natural disasters?
Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about Earth's plate tectonics?
Question 4 4. A species of animals lives in an icy area and a glacier separates the species. Over time, a new species forms from the separated group evolving and adapting. Which of the following BEST describes this?
Question 5 5. An atomic number is determined by the amount of which of the following inside the atomic nucleus?
Question 6 6. Which of the following BEST describes the advantage to using models to help scientists and engineers study phenomena?
Question 7 7. A mattress spring is compressed by a person sitting directly on the top of the end of it. What type of wave would travel through this object?
Question 8 8. In an ecosystem, which of the following is NOT an abiotic factor?
Question 9 9. Which of the following is the BEST definition of an allele in genetics?
Question 10 10. Two bowling balls are placed at the top of a slope. The green ball weighs seven pounds, while the red ball weighs 11 pounds. Which of the following is true about their energy?
Question 11 11. Photosynthesis uses sunlight to transform carbon dioxide and water into which of the following?
Question 12 12. An object's movement over a distance in a particular direction over time is called:
Question 13 13. A teacher wants to introduce her middle grade students to the study of astronomy using an article from a college textbook, but is concerned the reading will be too difficult. How can she BEST determine if the article is appropriate for the class?
Question 14 14. Which of the following is responsible for creating stars in the universe?
Question 15 15. A teacher is beginning a unit on human anatomy. How might he or she BEST help students learn the vocabulary for the unit?
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