Flashcards in Quiz 1 2014 Deck (49)
Light first enters the eye through which part?
Put the following is in the correct order for receiving a signal? Antenna, secondary reflector, dish, feedhorn,
Dish, secondary reflector, feedhorn, antenna
Magnetic Resonance Imaging involves magnetic fields and what else?
Which of the following animals lives in a savanna? Lemurs, brown bears, wildebeasts, or camels?
Which type of rock is based on the latin word for fire? Igneous, sedimentary, shale, metamorphic
What is the name for the interstellar clouds of dust and hydrogen gas? Nebulae, galaxies, constellations, comets
When light passes through a double convex lens, in which direction is light reflected? In the same direction as the incoming light, backwards, outward- diverging, inward – converging
Which is not a type of flowering plant? Pine, cactus, rose, grass
Which is correct? A pressure cooker 1. cooks food at higher temperatures than a regular pot, 2. cooks food faster, 3. makes tough meat more tender, 4. all of the above
all of the above
A buffet has 4 salads, 5 entrees, 3 deserts, how many combinations are there possible?
What does SETI stand for
Search for extra terrestrial intelligence
Plants in the Arctic tundra tend to do what in the winter? Grow later, go dormant, grow faster, flower?
People who have myopia... see spots, cannot see things that are far away, cannot see things that are up close, see flashes of light?
cannot see things far away
Which country created a famous cryptography machine during World War 2? England, USA, Germany, Canada?
Which is a good example of a rainforest animal that absorbs toxins making it deadly to eat? Boar, sloth, poison dart frog, jaguar?
Poison dart frog
What is the term for images which are visualized as 'slices' of the body? Mammogram, fluoroscopic images, tomographic images, radiographic images
What can you get from a bright light reflecting off the fundus of your eye? Yellow eye, black eye, red eye, pink eye?
Which is the correct order for the layers of the earth from inside to outside? 1. inner core, middle core, outer core, crust. 2. crust, mantle, inner core, outer core. 3. inner core, mantle, outer core, crust. 4. inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
4. inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
Which of the following is the outermost layer of a plant cell? Cell wall, nuclear membrane, cell membrane, cytoplasm
Which of the following is NOT a gas law? Gay-Lussac's law, Charles's law, Boyle's law, Brannigan's law
Tropical rainforests are very hot and dry, warm and humid, warm and dry, cold and dry?
warm and humid
Which type of telescope uses lenses to bend incoming light? X-ray telescope, radio telescope, reflecting telescope, refracting telescope
Which of the following people use x-ray imaging in their jobs? Dentists, mammographers, airport security guards, all of the above?
all of the above
Which of the following plants has cones and needle-shaped leaves? Conifers, bryophytes, angiosperms, mosses
Which of the following are physical properties of minerals? Hardness, lustre, density, all of the above?
all of the above
If you flip a coin, what is the probability as a fraction of getting heads 5 times in a row?
½ x ½ x ½ x ½ x ½ = 1/32
If you keep the volume of gas constant (such as a closed container) and you apply heat, what happens? Gas pressure increases, gas pressure decreases, molecules of gas increase, pressure stays the same?
pressure of the gas increases
What is an eye condition that is the result of aging? Hyperopia, myopia, utopia, presbyopia
You are playing a game with a spinner with 1,2,3,4. What are the chances as a fraction that it will land on 1?