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MTEL History: Scientific Thinkers & Discoveries Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is used to provide nuclear energy for nuclear power plants?

Question 2 2. Newton discovered that white light is composed of what?

Question 3 3. Newton's second law of motion can best be described as ...

Question 4 4. How many laws of motion did Newton discover?

Question 5 5. Which of the following occurred during the Agricultural Revolution?

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Question 6 6. Which man was the first to recognize the absolute necessity of cleanliness when performing surgery?

Question 7 7. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Question 8 8. Why did Descartes create a variation to the Deceiving God Argument?

Question 9 9. Pasteurization is _____.

Question 10 10. Who did Descartes famously confront?

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Question 11 11. Imagine you are carrying a pan filled with water around a track. Which of the following is the best explanation of what happens to the water as you take a left turn holding the water in front of you?

Question 12 12. Energy released when a large nucleus splits is referred to as ...

Question 13 13. Which of the following can occur due to runoff of pollutants, such as pesticides and fertilizers?

Question 14 14. Which famous equation from Einstein came from his theory?

Question 15 15. What is an aphorism?

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Question 16 16. Who is credited with inventing the seed drill?

Question 17 17. The first printing presses appeared in Europe in which century?

Question 18 18. Why don't we notice the ground moving backwards when we walk forward?

Question 19 19. Which type of clock originally started as an obelisk?

Question 20 20. How is the heliocentric model different from the geocentric model of the universe?

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Question 21 21. Why is Ben Franklin's autobiography important from a historical perspective?

Question 22 22. Who introduced the theory of relativity?

Question 23 23. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

Question 24 24. What is a clepsydra?

Question 25 25. Stars appear much closer than they are. What does this prove for Descartes?

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Question 26 26. How did the cotton gin help revolutionize the textile industry?

Question 27 27. Columbus' first voyage was funded by _____.

Question 28 28. Galileo's character of Simplicio was meant to resemble _____.

Question 29 29. How much energy is in one gram?

Question 30 30. What is an example of the equation E = mc^2 in action?

MTEL History: Scientific Thinkers & Discoveries Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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