TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12 (092): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In a chemistry lab, students safely investigate how different salts change the color of a Bunsen burner flame. This activity is most closely related to which of the following topics in another science discipline?

Question 2 2. Students in an environmental science class analyze data on the relationship between composting and garbage in different neighborhoods. In each neighborhood, the correlation between the number of families that compost and the number of garbage bags filled is -0.95. What is an appropriate conclusion for this data?

Question 3 3. Washers made from an unknown metal are heated for a specified amount of time, then transferred into thermally insulated containers containing 50 mL of room temperature water. After 5 minutes, the temperature of the water is recorded and the change in temperature is calculated. This procedure is most likely being used to determine:

Question 4 4. The table below shows the offspring of a test cross with pollen from an unknown plant. The gene for color shows incomplete dominance and has two alleles, with BB producing blue flowers, Bb producing gray flowers, and bb producing white flowers. What was the genotype of the unknown plant?

Question 5 5. Which event did NOT occur before rock F was formed?

Question 6 6. As part of a science unit on phototropism, students wish to study the effects of the sun's position on the growth of plants. After researching the topic, what step should occur next?

Question 7 7. La Niña is caused by:

Question 8 8. What is the major difference between how carbon and nitrogen enter plants and animals?

Question 9 9. Which of the following biomolecules is the primary component of exoskeletons?

Question 10 10. A math teacher is describing the difference between direct and inverse relationships. Which of the following chemistry topics would best support the concepts being taught in math class?

Question 11 11. According to the balanced equation below, what mass of barium sulfate would be produced if 20.0 g of barium chloride reacts with excess sodium sulfate?

Question 12 12. In an experiment, students hold identical-sized balls of different masses at the same height and drop them into sand. The size of the impact craters is measured and compared. What concept is this activity most likely introducing?

Question 13 13. Razor blades are used during the dissection of a fetal pig in a biology lab. What is the proper procedure for discarding the used blades?

Question 14 14. The first waves recorded by a seismogram are _____.

Question 15 15. A piece of pencil graphite (made of carbon atoms) has a mass of 0.12 grams. How many moles of carbon atoms are in the lead?

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