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NMTA General Science (311): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the formal name for the Ice Age, when global temperatures dropped to roughy 42-51 degrees Fahrenheit?

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Question 2 2. On the electromagnetic spectrum, radio waves have the _____ frequency and the _____ wavelength.

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Question 3 3. If you increase the distance between two objects by a factor of three, what happens to the force between them?

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Question 4 4.

A piece of aluminum foil has a mass of 27 grams. About how many atoms does this contain?

(Aluminum has a molecular mass of 27 g/mol.)

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Question 5 5.

You complete an experiment where you measure the height of the kitchen table. Later, a scientist comes in with an incredibly accurate laser scanner, and tells you that the real height is 0.9 meters. Which of the following sets of data is the most PRECISE or REPRODUCIBLE?

Dataset 1: 0.9, 1.1, 0.7, 0.6, 1.2, 0.9, 1.0, 0.8, 0.7, 1.1

Dataset 2: 0.4, 0.2, 0.8, 0.9, 0.5, 0.1, 0.3, 0.9, 0.8

Dataset 3: 1.2, 1.2, 1.3, 1.2, 1.3, 1.2, 1.2, 1.3, 1.2

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Question 6 6. Most silicate minerals are formed from _____.

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Question 7 7. What scientist is credited with the idea that early life on Earth formed through a series of reactions that made simple compounds gradually more complex?

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Question 8 8. Which of the following organisms carries out photosynthesis?

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Question 9 9. What are the characteristics of a liquid?

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Question 10 10. What is the triple point?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?

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Question 12 12. Which type of rocks tend to weather more rapidly?

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Question 13 13. Alarm clocks are an example of how _____is entwined in our society.

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Question 14 14. What's the difference between a regular microscope and an electron microscope?

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Question 15 15. How is reaction rate measured?

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