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  • 1. 
    Firefighters encounter _______ many during their careers. Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Crises

    • B. 

      Crisises

    • C. 

      Crisis's

    • D. 

      Crises'

  • 2. 
    Because I was excited about the opportunity to babysit a __________ brought her son to my house early on Saturday afternoon.Which of the following options correctly completes the passage above?
    • A. 

      Toddler: My best friend

    • B. 

      Toddler: My best friend

    • C. 

      Toddler, my best friend

    • D. 

      Toddler; my best friend

  • 3. 
    Which of the following options is a complete sentence?
    • A. 

      The plan that we decided was the best.

    • B. 

      Running around as though your hair is on fire.

    • C. 

      Our best friends for as long as we can remember

    • D. 

      Please bring something nice to the party.

  • 4. 
    When the student handed in his assignment 2 days late, he express his penitence to the professor for his tardiness. Which of the following is the meaning of " penitence" as use in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Reason

    • B. 

      Punishment

    • C. 

      Remorse

    • D. 

      Embarrassment

  • 5. 
    That department store offered what appeared to be a good deal. If a customer bought a new vacuum, he ________ complimentary cleaning products.Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Received

    • B. 

      Is receiving

    • C. 

      Receives

    • D. 

      Would receive

  • 6. 
    She knew that the exam would be difficult; ________, she spent numerous hours studying her notes. Which of the following word is most appropriate to complete the sentence above?
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      Therefore

    • C. 

      Meanwhile

    • D. 

      Nevertheless

  • 7. 
    As the flu expanded throughout the military army post and infected scores of children, the doctor's advice to stay in bed and drink plenty of liquids was common.To avoid redundancy, which of the following words should be deleted from the sentence above
    • A. 

      Throughout

    • B. 

      Military

    • C. 

      Scores

    • D. 

      Plenty

  • 8. 
    My neighbor's main objection to me ______ my 17 pets.Which of the following predicates correctly completes the sentence above
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      Have been

  • 9. 
    The hero of action movie threatens to leave the country of his birth in the first scene.Which of the following is misplaced in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Of the action movie

    • B. 

      Threatens to leave

    • C. 

      In the first scene

    • D. 

      The country of his birth

  • 10. 
    Which of the following words or phrases follows the rules of capitalization?
    • A. 

      Eastern Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Football

    • D. 

      New Year's day

  • 11. 
    After graduating from college, she hoped her job would provide commensurate with her education.Which of the following is the meaning of the word "commensurate" as used in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Justifiable

    • B. 

      At the same time

    • C. 

      On the same level

    • D. 

      Along

  • 12. 
    They were never able to determine for ______ the flowers were intended. Which of the following pronouns correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Whom

    • C. 

      Whomever

    • D. 

      Whoever

  • 13. 
    Confusion is ____ without studying.Which of the following options is the correct spelling for the word that completes the sentence
    • A. 

      Inevitable

    • B. 

      Inevetable

    • C. 

      Invetuble

    • D. 

      Invetible

  • 14. 
    Needless to say, ______ got to rest that afternoon.Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Neither her nor me

    • B. 

      Neither She nor me

    • C. 

      Neither her nor I

    • D. 

      Neither She nor I

  • 15. 
    Which of the following options is spelled correctly?
    • A. 

      Necessary

    • B. 

      Neccessary

    • C. 

      Necesary

    • D. 

      Neccesary

  • 16. 
    The nurse told the client to elevate his broken leg to reduce the edema that was causing his cast feel tight. Which of the following is the meaning of "Edema" as used in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Tingling

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Swelling

    • D. 

      Blood flow

  • 17. 
    When I was in high school, running on the cross-country team with my friends was a great experience.Which of the following options is the simple subject in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      High School

    • C. 

      Running

    • D. 

      Cross country team

  • 18. 
    Paring down the stairs, the toy that his son left behind while playing that day before nearly caused him to fall on his face.Which of the following modifiers is misplaced
    • A. 

      Hurrying down the

    • B. 

      That his son left behind

    • C. 

      While playing the day before

    • D. 

      On his face

  • 19. 
    An individual who knows what they want should not hesitate to pursue those goals with Relentless determination. Which of the following is the air in the sentence above
    • A. 

      The pronoun "who" in correctly uses the subjective case

    • B. 

      The pronoun "they" does not agree in number with its antecedent

    • C. 

      There should be calm as around the clause "who knows what they want"

    • D. 

      There should be commas before the clause "with Relentless determination."

  • 20. 
    Which of the following sentences is correct?
    • A. 

      "The comma has many purposes," said the teacher. " one of which is to separate items in a series."

    • B. 

      " the, has many purposes, said the teacher, one of which is to separate items in a series."

    • C. 

      " the, has many purposes, said the teacher. One of which is to separate items in a series."

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 21. 
    The company _____ made these is no longer in business.Which of the following pronouns correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Whom

    • C. 

      Which

    • D. 

      That

  • 22. 
    After my little brother attack me, I no longer wanted him around. I doubted that many children ______ever this badly behaved.Which of the following verbs correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Are

  • 23. 
    The farmer's _____were among the best in the country.Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Tomatos

    • B. 

      Tomatoes

    • C. 

      Tomato's

    • D. 

      Tomatoes'

  • 24. 
    The inhabitants of the Town believe that increased noise, Smog and traffic _____ away tourists.  Which of the following predicates correctly complete the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Was driving

    • B. 

      Has driven

    • C. 

      Drives

    • D. 

      Drive 

  • 25. 
    Inhaling needs to breathe _______ means to breathe out.Which of the following options correctly completes the passage above?
    • A. 

      In, exhaling

    • B. 

      In; exhaling

    • C. 

      In: exhaling

    • D. 

      In exhaling

  • 26. 
    The waiter left work. His uniform was spotted with grease. He took his uniform to the cleaners.Which of the following options correctly restates the passage above?
    • A. 

      The waiter left for work and took his uniform to the cleaners spattered with grease.

    • B. 

      Spattered with grease, the waiter left for work and took his uniform to the cleaners

    • C. 

      Stoddard with grease, the waiter left for work and took his uniform to the cleaners.

    • D. 

      The waiter took his uniform, spattered with grease, to the cleaners after work.

  • 27. 
    Her fear of the dentist is Grill makes her dread Dental checkups; ______ knowing the importance of good dental health, she keeps her appointments.Which of the following words is most appropriate to complete sentence above?
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      Consequently

    • C. 

      Likewise

    • D. 

      Unfortunately

  • 28. 
    Which of the following best explains the maintenance of a nearly constant average temperature on the surface of the Earth?
    • A. 

      The amount of solar energy absorbed in radiant energy emitted by the Earth exist in equilibrium

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis in plants and other organisms consume the majority of incoming solar radiation

    • C. 

      Energy emitted by nuclear reactions in Earth's crust exceeds energy lost by radiation from the Earth

    • D. 

      The sun provides a continuous source of radiant energy entering the Earth system at a constant rate

  • 29. 
    A drug that stops the function of the enzyme DNA polymerase wood
    • A. 

      Slow the transcription of the genetic code from DNA to messenger RNA

    • B. 

      Hinder the rate of The Binding of Transfer RNA anticodons to messenger RNA codons

    • C. 

      Prevent formation of peptide bond between the amino acids of the growing protein molecule

    • D. 

      Block the replication of DNA carrying the genetic code in the nucleus

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Blood that contains infection fighting cells rush to the area

    • B. 

      Swelling causes the temperature in the area to rise, killing pathogens

    • C. 

      Pathogens become trapped in the histamine and are unable to infect the body

    • D. 

      Histamine triggers the release of the protein interferon

  • 31. 
    The main function of mitochondria in animals is ____^and the source of mitochondrial DNA is the ____parent. Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Energy production, maternal

    • B. 

      Protein synthesis, paternal

    • C. 

      Energy production, paternal

    • D. 

      Protein synthesis, maternal

  • 32. 
    The best direct method of assessing global climate change is to measure the changes over time in
    • A. 

      Polar bear populations in the Arctic Circle

    • B. 

      The reflective power of the Earth

    • C. 

      Surface temperatures of the Earth

    • D. 

      Hurricane frequency in the Atlantic Ocean

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Alleles for genes are found in pairs, so their RNAs also pair up

    • B. 

      RNA normally exists with its complementary strand and a double helix

    • C. 

      RNA and DNA from hybrid pairs for all transcribing and non transcribing parts of the chromosome

    • D. 

      Short stretches of complementary sequences within an RNA cause duplex formation

  • 34. 
    A field containing a single variety of commercial bananas is devastated by a virus. Nearby, wild banana Groves with similar plant densities show infection, but many plans remain healthy. Which of the following statements best explains this observation?
    • A. 

      Crowded Fields lead to higher plants stress and greater susceptibility to infection

    • B. 

      Density dependent shading in the commercial Fields least to Rapid spread of viruses in damp soil

    • C. 

      Wild bananas have more genetic variation, and some plans are resistant to the banana virus

    • D. 

      Commercial bananas are genetically modified and less robust than wild bananas

  • 35. 
    The bonds that exist between carbon and hydrogen and methane (CH4)molecule are classified as which of the following?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • B. 

      Polar covalent bonds

    • C. 

      Nonpolar covalent bonds

    • D. 

      Ionic bonds

  • 36. 
    Range of red blood cell diametersAccording to the graph above, red blood cells demonstrate the greatest range in size when in a solution with ph of
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 37. 
    The sugar forming the backbone of nucleic acid molecule are linked by
    • A. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • B. 

      Phosphodiester bonds

    • C. 

      Ionic bonds

    • D. 

      Thiol bonds

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Increase availability of Family Planning services

    • B. 

      Slower literacy among females of child-bearing age

    • C. 

      Decrease economic prosperity

    • D. 

      Higher infant mortality rate

  • 39. 
    Clouds are formed when water _____ from the surface of the Earth and ______ at high altitudes.Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above
    • A. 

      Condenses, vaporizes

    • B. 

      Sublimates, evaporates

    • C. 

      Evaporates, condenses

    • D. 

      Vaporizers, sublimates

  • 40. 
    H+ + HCO3 <--> H2O + CO2Based on the reversible reaction about that takes place in blood during respiration, which of the following will happen when the respiration rate increases?
    • A. 

      Blood volume will decrease

    • B. 

      Blood will become more acidic

    • C. 

      Blood will become more basic

    • D. 

      Blood volume will increase

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      CO

    • B. 

      H20

    • C. 

      NaCl

    • D. 

      NH3

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Hereditary information is organized on linear chromosomes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes

    • B. 

      Prokaryotes contain exons and introns and eukaryotes contain operon's

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes contain exons and introns and prokaryotes contain operon's

    • D. 

      Hereditary information is organized on circular chromosomes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes

  • 43. 
    A defining principle of scientific explanation is that they are
    • A. 

      Falsible

    • B. 

      Unexpected

    • C. 

      Scholarly

    • D. 

      Predictable

  • 44. 
    Two white crystalline compounds, X and Y are examined, and the following data are obtained:X: soluble in water; melting point 801 degrees CY: soluble in water; melting point 156 degrees CWhich of the following is true regarding the nature of the chemical bonds in X & Y? 
    • A. 

      Ex has polar covalent bonds and why has nonpolar covalent bonds

    • B. 

      X has polar covalent bonds and Y has ionic bonds

    • C. 

      X has ionic bonds and Y has polar covalent bonds

    • D. 

      X has ionic bonds and Y has nonpolar covalent bonds

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Nuclei

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Chloroplasts

  • 46. 
    The primary function of the cell lining the trachea and bronchi is to
    • A. 

      Increase diffusion of oxygen from Air to the respiratory epithelium

    • B. 

      Secrete mucus and Propel trap debris towards the pharynx

    • C. 

      Remove gaseous pollutants from air entering lungs

    • D. 

      Regulate the temperature of air entering the respiratory tract

  • 47. 
    4He + 14N ----> 17O + xWhich of the following options is "x" in the nuclear reaction equation above
    • A. 

      1H 1

    • B. 

      18F 9

    • C. 

      3H 1

    • D. 

      1N 0

  • 48. 
    A gardener finds that a pepper plant has developed mottled black spots on its leaves. On researching the causes, the gardener finds that pepper plants that are waterlogged often have black patches on the leaves. And appropriate hypotheses to test this proposition is: if water logging causes black patches on pepper leaves, then
    • A. 

      Pepper plants grow in dry conditions should not have black patches

    • B. 

      Freshly waterlogged pepper plants will develop patches on the leaves

    • C. 

      Other plants with water logging should develop patches on the leaves

    • D. 

      Waterlogged pepper plants move to an area with good drainage and lose the patches

  • 49. 
    In the periodic table the first ionization energy of the elements_____ left to right across a period and ____ top to bottom down a group.Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above
    • A. 

      Increases, increases

    • B. 

      Increases, decreases

    • C. 

      Decreases, increases

    • D. 

      Decreases, decreases

  • 50. 
    The table above shows the typical body weight in ratio brain mass to body mass for several animals. Which of the following conclusions can be drawn from the data?
    • A. 

      Smaller animals are more intelligent than larger animals

    • B. 

      There is an inconsistent relationship between the relative size of the animal and brain mass to body mass ratio

    • C. 

      Whales have the smallest brain mass of the animals listed even though their body weight is the greatest

    • D. 

      Trees shrews then house mice have the same size brain

  • 51. 
    After doing a belly flop into a swimming pool, a child says, "the water slot me." Which of the following is the property of water that causes the slap
    • A. 

      Irregular expansion

    • B. 

      Hydrogen bonding

    • C. 

      Capillary action

    • D. 

      Hydrophobic exclusion

  • 52. 
    A person is having trouble walking because of a loss of balance. Which of the following parts of the brain is most likely being affected
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Brain stem

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 53. 
    • A. 

      Production of ATP molecules from energy in nutrient molecules

    • B. 

      Disposal and recycling of damaged or unneeded cell parts

    • C. 

      Use of genetic information to build specific protein molecules

    • D. 

      Regulation of molecules entering and leaving the cell

  • 54. 
    The total number of alleles for a gene in a cell during prophase 1 of meiosis in a diploid organism is
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 55. 
    • A. 

      Bacteria are microscopically small, but plants are not

    • B. 

      Plants are made of cells but bacteria or not

    • C. 

      Bacteria do not use DNA for genetic material but plants do

    • D. 

      Plant cells have membrane-bound nuclei but bacteria do not

  • 56. 
    A student's exam score are 84, 95, and 89. Which of the following is the lowest score that she can receive on the fourth exam to have a total score on all four exams greater than 360
    • A. 

      91

    • B. 

      92

    • C. 

      93

    • D. 

      94

  • 57. 
    Which of the following is an equation for the set of all numbers 8 units away from 6
    • A. 

      | x + 8| = 6

    • B. 

      | x - 8| = 6

    • C. 

      | x + 6| = 8

    • D. 

      | x - 6| = 8

  • 58. 
    Refer to the medication label below to answer the questionsWhich of the following is indicated by the label
    • A. 

      if a consumer gets this product in his eyes, he should call the Poison Control Center

    • B. 

      This product is effective at the treatment of the infections of fingernails

    • C. 

      The affected area should be washed and thoroughly dried after applying a thin layer of this product

    • D. 

      If a consumer still has itching after the use of this product for two weeks, she should discontinue using it

  • 59. 
    Refer to the medication below to answer the questionWhich of the following statements made by a person using this product should be cause for concern
    • A. 

      I use the medication on my heat rash

    • B. 

      I once had an allergic reaction to cocoa butter

    • C. 

      I put the ointment on my 4 year old child's knee scrape

    • D. 

      I applied the medicine 3 times a day

  • 60. 
    • A. 

      Gyy

    • B. 

      EGG

    • C. 

      Ez Z

    • D. 

      Gxx

  • 61. 
    Vacation rentalsThree-bedroom one-and-a-half bath condo with walking distance of the beach. High-definition television with satellite connection. Wi-Fi. 2100 a weekHouse on the beach! Five bedroom two-and-a-half baths. Community pool just a block away. Enjoy ocean sunsets from the deck. $400 per night4 bedroom 2 bath condominium. Private pool in just a short drive to the beach. Wireless internet connection. 2500 per weekWhich of the following is the most likely explanation for someone choosing the third rental instead of the other two for a week-long vacation?
    • A. 

      Proximity to the beach

    • B. 

      Internet connection

    • C. 

      Less expensive stay

    • D. 

      Private pool

  • 62. 
    Halloween candy blowout! Come check out our frighteningly good deals!Choco gobblers buy one bag 20-count, get one bag free. A savings of $4Scary sweets by one bag 30 count for $6, get a second bag for half priceGory balls get the economy bag 80 count for $2 off regular price is $10Witchy sticks by 3:15 count packs $1 each, get 115 pack for freeThe cheapest price for individual candy is the deal for
    • A. 

      Choco gobblers

    • B. 

      Scary sweets

    • C. 

      Gory balls

    • D. 

      Witchy sticks

  • 63. 
    742158We order the number string above from greatest to leastReplace the even numbers with the letter xReplace the remaining numbers with the letter that has the corresponding numerical position in the alphabetWhich of the following letter strings respond with the directions
    • A. 

      A x x e g x

    • B. 

      Xbdx xh

    • C. 

      XGexxa

    • D. 

      HX xdbx

  • 64. 
    There will be no finance charges on no interest purchases as long as the agreed monthly payment is made on time each month. If one of the agreed monthly payments is missed, that promotional agreement will be cancelled, and an interest rate of 12% will be applied from the beginning of the loan term.The agreement above is part of a loan promotional summary for purchase. Which of the following will happen if the consumer has made all half of the payments and then is late by one day on a payment
    • A. 

      Interest will be applied to all future payments but not the previous on-time payments

    • B. 

      Interest will be applied at 24% for the remaining half of the loan term

    • C. 

      The consumer will have to pay one day's worth of interest on the purchase

    • D. 

      The consumer will have to pay all of the interest from the start of the loan

  • 65. 
    Superthrift MegastoreWhich of the following calls will most likely produce the desired results
    • A. 

      Dialing 555-0010 to reach the bakery at 10 a.m. on a Tuesday

    • B. 

      Dialing 555-0002 to reach the pharmacy at 6 p.m. on Saturday

    • C. 

      Dialing 555-0005 at 9 a.m. on a Sunday to inquire about a membership

    • D. 

      Dialing 555-0011 at 7 p.m. on a Friday to schedule a tire change

  • 66. 
    Refer to the movie listings below to answer the questionsWhich of the following movies must be playing in more than one theater within this movie complex
    • A. 

      The plane

    • B. 

      The curse

    • C. 

      Be there

    • D. 

      Because of you

  • 67. 
    Draw Square. Divide the square into 4 equal triangles by drawing two lines connecting opposite corners of the square. Dark in the Triangle that points up and the triangle that points down. Rotate the square 45 degrees clockwise. Draw a circle around the outside of the square, touching all four corners of the square. Draw a small circle in each of the I'm dark and triangles.Which of the following figures correspond with the direction above?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 68. 
    Which of the following is the best source for a freelance writer who must determine how to correctly format job titles in magazine articles
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Style guide

    • D. 

      Literary anthology

  • 69. 
    Read the passage below before answering the questionsGiven the media coverage surrounding climate change, most people are aware of this environmental issue. One that is less well-known but maybe come just as crucial is peak oil. What is peak oil? Simply put, it is the point at which the world production of oil reaches its highest point and begins a study, irreversible decline. This has been known for some time. Hubert's curve 1956, named for the scientist who formulated it, predicted that us production would Peak around 1970. He was off by one year. Since 1971-2, the oil production of the United States has been gradually decliningWhich of the following is a logical conclusion based on the passage
    • A. 

      Peak oil will be more dangerous problem than climate change

    • B. 

      Renewable energy sources will predominate as soon as peak oil is reached

    • C. 

      Peak oil will likely lead to an increase in gasoline prices

    • D. 

      Hubert's Kerrville predict worldwide peak oil within one year

  • 70. 
    Read the multiple intelligences passage before answering the questionsWhich of the following is the author's intention for writing this passage
    • A. 

      To inform readers about the theory of multiple intelligences

    • B. 

      To entertain readers with an anecdotal story about intelligence

    • C. 

      To persuade readers to advicate for the inclusion of mi in school curriculum

    • D. 

      To explain the process behind the implementation of new teaching mythology

  • 71. 
    Read the multiple intelligences passage before answering the questionWhich of the following is the main idea of the passage
    • A. 

      The Bernard van leer Foundation invited a team of professors to respond to a daunting challenge

    • B. 

      Traditional Notions of intelligence have limited the achievement of many students

    • C. 

      Multiple intelligences is the theory that there are eight distinct areas of human intelligence

    • D. 

      Researchers who developed the theory of multiple intelligences have had an effect on education

  • 72. 
    Read the multiple intelligences passage before answering the questionsWhich of the following text structures is used in the fourth paragraph of the passage
    • A. 

      Problem solution

    • B. 

      Compare contrast

    • C. 

      Sequence

    • D. 

      Description

  • 73. 
    Read the hummingbirds passage before answering the questionWhich of the following writing characteristics is used in the passage
    • A. 

      Narrative

    • B. 

      Expository

    • C. 

      Technical

    • D. 

      Persuasive

  • 74. 
    Read the hummingbirds passage before answering the questionWhich of the following statements from the passage contains only fat, as opposed to opinion
    • A. 

      It should be no surprise that the hummingbird family contains the smallest bird in the world

    • B. 

      One thing that all hummingbirds have in common is their ability to amaze

    • C. 

      Despite their diminutive stature, these birds can do many incredible things

    • D. 

      When newly hatched, three of the birds can fit inside a nest the size of a large thimble

  • 75. 
    Read the hummingbirds passage before answering the questionWhich of the following text structures is used in the third paragraph
    • A. 

      Sequence

    • B. 

      Description

    • C. 

      Cause effect

    • D. 

      Problem solution

  • 76. 
    Baseball has long been known as the national Pastime. But does the name still fit? Wild baseballs ties to American culture date back to the early part of the nineteenth Century, football seems to have supplanted baseball in the American imagination. For instance, in 2007, the top 10 sports broadcast in television ratings were all games from the National Football League. Meanwhile, participation in Youth Baseball has fallen, and Major League Baseball teams are now composed of nearly 30% foreign-born players. Wild Kratts area of the title are elusive football fans can make a persuasive argument that there's a new National Pastime in America.Which of the following is a logical conclusion based on the passage
    • A. 

      Participation in youth football has increased has baseball participation has decreased

    • B. 

      More football games than baseball games are broadcast on television

    • C. 

      Major league baseball teams have increased their recruiting efforts in foreign countries

    • D. 

      There is no significant participation in American football in foreign countries