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100

-scrib- 

what is to write?

100

A geneticist conducts a study to investigate the prevalence of a certain genetic marker in a particular population of United States (US) adults. During the study, the geneticist observes the genetic code of 1,000 randomly selected US adults in that population and finds that 350 of those adults have the genetic marker. According to the results of the study, what is the ratio of observed adults with the genetic marker to observed adults without the genetic marker?

What is 7:13?

100

Correct the following sentence: Which of the dogs is the most docile and better behaved?

Which of the dogs is the most docile and best behaved?

Or

Which of the dogs is the more docile and better behaved?

100

The Shanghai maglev train travels at a speed of 431 kilometers per hour. Approximately what is the train's speed in miles per hour?

1 mile is about 1.61 kilometers. 

268 miles per hour
100

According to the passage, two sided solar panels will likely raise efficiency by

a- requiring little energy to operate

b- absorbing reflected light

c- being reasonably inexpensive to manufacture

d- preventing light from reaching the ground 

b- absorbing reflected light

200

-tac-

what is touch?

200

This ratio expresses the opposite side over the hypotenuse in a right triangle 

What is sine? 

200

Moreover, the training period for PAs is markedly shorter than [those for] physicians—two to three years versus the seven to eleven required for physicians

a- no change

b- that compared with

c- that for

d- delete the bracketed portion

c- "that for"

(agrees with the training period is)

200

Lilia wants to exchange US dollars for Euros before traveling to France. Her bank offers her an exchange rate of 1 US dollar to 0.84 Euros. Approximately how many US dollars does Lilia need to exchange if she wants to receive 350 Euros from her bank?

417 USD

200

According to figure 1, in 2017, the cost of which of the following fuels is projected to be closest to the 2009 US average electricity cost shown in figure 2?

a- natural gas

b- wind (onshore)

c- conventional coal

d- advanced nuclear

d- advanced nuclear

300

-fac-

what is make?

300

j/2 + 7 = 12

*no calculator*

Find the value of j

j = 10

300

A colon can be used to introduce this type of phrase.

What is a list or explanation?

300

Vijay is building a new rectangular enclosure in his backyard for his chickens. He has 40 feet of fencing material and he wants the width of the enclosure to be 8 feet. If l is the length of the enclosure, and Vijay uses all of the fencing material, which equation best models the situation?

 l+8=40


2l+8=40


2(l+8) = 40


2l + 2(l+8) = 40 


2(l+8) = 40

300

It can be reasonably inferred from the passage that many people in the solar panel industry believe that

a- consumers don't understand how solar panels work

b-two-sided cells have weaknesses that have not yet been discovered

c- the cost of solar panels is too high and their output too low

d- Willow Glass is too inefficient to be marketable

c- the cost of solar panels is too high and their output too low

400

-ject-

what is to throw?

400

A website-hosting service charges businesses a one-time setup fee of $350 plus d dollars for each month. If a business owner paid $1,010 for the first 12 months, including the setup fee, what is the value of d ?

d = 55

400

The first step toward self-rule came with the legislative elections of [1947 and in March] of 1968, an official constitution was adopted.

a- no change

b- 1947, and in March

c- 1947 and, in March

d- 1947 and in March, 

b-1947, and in March

400

Marco is paid $80 per day plus $15 per hour for overtime. If he works five days per week and wants to make a minimum of $520 this week, what is the fewest number of hours of overtime he must work?

8 hours

400

The last sentence of the passage serves mainly to:

a- express concern about the limitations of a material

b- identify a hurdle that must be overcome

c- make a prediction about the effective use of certain devices

d- introduce a potential new area of study

b- identify a hurdle that must be overcome

500
-port-

what is to carry?

500

At 350°F, an oven can cook approximately  3 pounds of turkey per hour. At 450°F, it can cook approximately  4.5 pounds per hour. How many more ounces of turkey can the oven cook at 450°F than at 350°F in  10 minutes? (1 pound = 16 ounces)

4 oz

500

[1] A report by the Space Foundation estimated that NASA contributed $180 billion to the economy in 2005. [2] More than 60 percent of the contribution coming from commercial goods and services created by companies using space-related technology. [3] This translates as excellent returns from an agency that received approximately 17.7 billion in tax dollars in 2014. [4] This investment by taxpayers enhances not only the national economy but also the United States’ competitiveness in the international market. [5] Moreover, the benefits of NASA funding extend beyond the purely economic, as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson indicated in his testimony before the US Senate: “For...a penny on a dollar—we can transform the country from a sullen, dispirited nation, weary of economic struggle, to one where it has reclaimed its twentieth-century birthright to dream of tomorrow.”

To make this paragraph most logical, sentence 1 should be placed... where it is now? after sentence 2, after sentence 3, or after sentence 4?


Where it is now! 

500

How many solutions does the following system of equations have?

2y + 6x = 3 and y + 3x = 2


0 solutions! (parallel lines)

500

The passage is written from the point of view of a

a- consumer evaluating a variety of options

b-scientist comparing competing research methods

c-journalist enumerating changes in a field

d- hobbyist explaining the capabilities of new technology

c-journalist enumerating changes in a field

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