Flashcards in Short HS Questions Deck (58):
What kind of colloids are dispersions of gases in liquids or solids?
This is a partial synopsis of what play? The exiled duke Prospero releases the recalcitrant Ariel from a pine tree prison, and engages his services in cultivating romance for his daughter, Miranda, and in regaining his dukedom.
Isopropanol, ethanol, and methanol are members of what group of chemical compounds?
Who, according to Longfellow, uttered these words? John Alden! You have betrayed me! You who have fed at my board and drunk at my cup, to whose keeping I have intrusted my honor. Let there be nothing between us save war and implacable hatred!
What term indicates the bleaching of plant leaves due to light deprivation?
What can bacteria do without according to this passage? When in the resting spore stage, bacteria can tolerate extreme desiccation for long periods of time.
These plains are adjacent to what continent? Bellingshausen Abyssal Plain Enderby Abyssal Plain Weddell Abyssal Plain Wilkes Abyssal Plain
As British forces were torching Washington and everyone was fleeing, she stayed behind to save state papers and presidential portraits. When she finally left, the British were so close that they ate the hot meal she had made for herself. Who was she?
Because it moved the presidential and vice presidential inauguration dates from March 4 to January 20, what amendment to the U.S. Constitution is also known as the Lame Duck Amendment?
What play by Neil Simon could have been, but was not, given this title? Perambulating without shoes or socks in a green tract of public, urban land.
Barefoot in the Park
The Babylonian planet Ishtar was named after the goddess of love. What was the Roman name for this planet?
Particularly as practiced at the beginning of the 19th century, the policy and act of seizing people for public service was called ...
What distant moon in the solar system is about half as large as the planet it orbits?
What Dutch sailor is credited with discovering what was known then as Van Diemen's Land?
In some instances, what life form is even smaller than large protein molecules?
Most freighters operate on a fixed schedule but some travel to wherever cargo is available and to wherever it is to be shipped. These are called ...
In the play, "Mr. Roberts," who replaced Mr. Roberts when the transfer finally came through?
This siege lasted from September 1941 to January 1944. Name the Russian city that withstood this onslaught.
What scientist wrote these works? Die Traumdeutung Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie Totem und Tabu
The country of Denmark and the Jutland Peninsula separate what two major seas?
North Sea or Baltic Sea
The Battle of Cold Harbor in 1864 was part of General Grant's campaign to capture what city serving as the Confederate capital?
The developmental process by which a relatively unspecialized tissue undergoes a progressive and usually irreversible change to a more specialized tissue is called ...
USA and Canada
What is the title of the second most important religious leader after the Dalai Lama in Tibetan Buddhism?
Amygdalin is a substance in apricot pits and almond seeds used in laetrile, a substance with no verified nutritive or therapeutic value. Amygdalin contains what poisonous
In modulo 12, what is the sum of 15 and 3?
What Soviet leader formed an alliance with Cuba after Fidel Castro's successful revolution in 1959?
What is a two-word name for the Moluccas?
Who incorrectly made this prediction? The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
The product of the angular velocity of a body and its moment of inertia about an axis of rotation is called angular ...
Death Valley national monument is situated in what two states?
California and Nevada
When a river flows directly into a shallow sea, sediments may form a large triangular deposit called a ...
example is Mississippi and Gulf of Mexico
Astigmatism, strabismus, conjunctivitis, ophthalmia, and presbyopia are disorders affecting what organ?
It could hold more than 50,000 people and was one of the largest buildings in the Roman Empire. Name this gigantic sports stadium in ancient Rome.
What are the last two abstract nouns in the Pledge of Allegiance?
liberty and justice
What, according to Lewis Carroll in "Jabberwocky," were "all mimsey?"
It lies east of Cuba and west of Puerto Rico and is the second largest island in the West Indies. Name it.
This is about what group of New World colonists? They moved the sick to the Common House for the winter. By spring, half of their party had died, including Governor Carver. William Bradford was elected the new governor.
One lap around the Broken Bow High School track is 440 yards. How many times would you have to run around this track to cover 2 miles?
What is the five-syllable name for the type of power produced when falling water turns turbines connected to electric generators?
This passage is about a former leader of what country? On November 9th, the Kaiser abdicated and escaped to Holland.
This passage is about what president? After completing the three and a half years that remained of McKinley's term, he was elected president in his own right in 1904
Meteorologist Mamie Melrose just announced that she expects to see a stratus cloud close to the ground on Tuesday. What is she predicting?
What is the three-letter abbreviation for the one agency of the U.S. government that acts as a watchdog for environmental matters?
According to Thomas Edison, what is it that is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration?
Cirrhosis, a disease provoked by alcoholism, affects what organ?
What country most vehemently disputes Beijing's contention that the only China is the People's Republic of China?
At 4 miles per hour, it takes exactly one hour for Abe to walk to school in a blinding blizzard. How many minutes would it take for him if he were to walk at 5 miles per hour?
Chemical compounds with two oxygen atoms per molecule are known as ...
The Green River, the Dolores River, and the San Juan River flow into the Colorado River. Therefore, what four-syllable term describes these rivers?
Tribunes, praetors, and consuls were officials in the government of what ancient republic?
If it is 11 AM at the prime meridian, what time is it at 30 degrees west longitude?
going west from prime meridian (GMT) it is one hour later for each 15 degrees of longitude
The flag of what Asian nation includes a red circle on a white background?
This passage is about what country? In 1789, the National Assembly abolished feudalism and drew up a "Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen," proclaiming that "Men are born and remain free and equal in rights."
Coal, oil, and natural gas all contain what flammable gaseous element that is more than 14 times lighter than air, colorless, and tasteless?
What is the color of anthracite?
This large seabird spends most of its time in the air over the oceans. It may have a wingspan of over 11 feet, the largest of any bird. Most live south of the equator. Sailors believe that killing one brings bad luck. Name it.
notable poem about bad luck from killing an albatross is the Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge 'water water everywhere but not a drop to drink'
What was the nickname of the man who led a successful guerrilla war in the Carolinas against British troops under General Cornwallis during the American Revolution?
real name Francis Marion