Are You Screwed?

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Are You Screwed?

It's alright to fail, as long as you're not failing alone. Find out how much the IB has screwed with you, and how much screwing it still has to go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the basic equation of cell respiration?
    • A. 

      C6H12O6 + 6O2 --> 6H2O + 6CO2 + 36ATP

    • B. 

      C6H12O6 + O2 --> H2O + CO2 + 36ATP

    • C. 

      6CO2 + 12H2O --> C6H12O6 + 6O2 +6H2O

    • D. 

      6CO2 + H2O --> C6H12O6 + 6O2

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the U.S. Supreme Court case that ruled that slaves had no standing in a United States court?
    • A. 

      Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka

    • B. 

      Gibbons vs. Ogden

    • C. 

      Scott vs. Sandford

    • D. 

      Miranda vs. Arizona

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 3. 
    What is the formula for finding the determinant of a 2x2 matrix?
    • A. 

      AB-CD

    • B. 

      AD-BC

    • C. 

      AB+CD

    • D. 

      BD+AC

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 4. 
    Which of these substances does NOT use catalytic converters?
    • A. 

      Hydrocarbons

    • B. 

      Sulfur dioxide

    • C. 

      Particulates

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 5. 
    Sin45 is approximately equal to
    • A. 

      0.5

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0.707

    • D. 

      0.866

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 6. 
    What is the derivative of y = 2x2 + 4x + 3?
    • A. 

      2x + 4

    • B. 

      4x + 4

    • C. 

      8x + 3

    • D. 

      6x - 4

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 7. 
    What is the chemical change that takes place during chemiosmotic oxidative phosphorylation?
    • A. 

      ATP -> ADP

    • B. 

      NADP -> NADPH

    • C. 

      ADP - > ATP

    • D. 

      NADPH - > NADP

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the policy, initiated by President Roosevelt, intended to fight the effects of the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      The Wall Legislation

    • B. 

      The New Deal

    • C. 

      The Roosevelt Handout

    • D. 

      The Second Chance

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a primitive Pythagorean triad?
    • A. 

      3, 4, 5

    • B. 

      63, 16, 65

    • C. 

      21, 72, 75

    • D. 

      35, 12, 37

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 10. 
    What is the average rate of change of the function f given by f(x) = x4 – 5x on the closed interval [0,3]?
    • A. 

      8.5

    • B. 

      8.7

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      33

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 11. 
    And did those feet in ancient timeWalk upon England's mountains green?And was the holy Lamb of GodOn England's pleasant pastures seen?Which of the following correctly describes the rhythm of the extract provided?
    • A. 

      Iambic tetrameter

    • B. 

      Iambic pentameter

    • C. 

      Iambic septameter

    • D. 

      Trochaic tetrameter

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 12. 
    What small European country had its neutrality violated by the Schlieffen Plan?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Liechtenstein

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      Czechoslovakia

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 13. 
    2cos2x + 3sinx / (3cosx) =
    • A. 

      -4sin 2x / (3cos x) + tan x + 2 / (3cos x)

    • B. 

      4 / (3cos x) + 4tan 2x

    • C. 

      2(1 - 2sin 2x) + sin x cos x + tan x

    • D. 

      8sin x + 6cos x

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a component of a eukaryotic (complex) cell?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane

    • B. 

      Flagellum

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 15. 
    The position of a particle moving along a line is given by s(t) = 2t3 – 24t2 + 90t + 7 for t ≥ 0. For what values of t is the speed of the particle increasing?
    • A. 

      3 < t < 4 only

    • B. 

      3 < t < 4 and t > 5

    • C. 

      T > 4 only

    • D. 

      T > 3 only

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was NOT a member of the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      Belarus

    • B. 

      Romania

    • C. 

      Estonia

    • D. 

      Georgia

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the solution to the differential equation dy/dx = 4x / y where y(2) = -2 ?a) y = 2x – 6 for x ≠ 3b) y = √(4x2 -12) for x > √3c) y = 2x for x > 2d) y = -√(4x2-12) for x > √3
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 18. 
    The expression b2 - 4ac is known as the
    • A. 

      Eliminant

    • B. 

      Terminant

    • C. 

      Discriminant

    • D. 

      Seminant

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 19. 
    The Stranger by Albert Camus is a French book set in what country?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Morocco

    • C. 

      Algeria

    • D. 

      Senegal

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 20. 
    Name the Irish poet whose works include Ephemera and Byzantium.
    • A. 

      W. B. Yeats

    • B. 

      John Keats

    • C. 

      John Joyce

    • D. 

      Wilfred Owen

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 21. 
    During the process of meiosis, what kind of cells are created?
    • A. 

      Sex cells

    • B. 

      Cancer cells

    • C. 

      Somatic cells

    • D. 

      Splinter cells

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 22. 
    What was affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Marbury vs. Madison?
    • A. 

      Federal jurisdiction over interstate transport

    • B. 

      The President's right to invoke the writ of habeas corpus during a national crisis

    • C. 

      The practice of judicial review

    • D. 

      Congress' ability to filibuster a bill

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 23. 
    What were the two main naval battles of WWII?
    • A. 

      Guadalcanal and Okinawa

    • B. 

      Midway and Coral Sea

    • C. 

      Coral Sea and Iwo Jima

    • D. 

      Iwo Jima and Midway

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is known as the Law of Sines?a) c2 = ab sinC / 2b) c2 = a2 + b2 c) a2 = b2 + c2– 2bc sinAd) a / (sinA) = b / (sinB)
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 25. 
    Who wrote the famous line, “Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink”?
    • A. 

      Dylan Thomas

    • B. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    • C. 

      Sylvia Plath

    • D. 

      Alfred Tennyson

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 26. 
    √a7x5 may also be written as: a) a2x(ax)3/2 b) 5x√a7 c) √a5x7 d) 7a(x5)7/2
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 27. 
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez's book 100 Years of Solitude epitomizes what genre of literature?
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Autobiography

    • C. 

      Historical fiction

    • D. 

      Magical realism

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 28. 
    How long did William Henry Harrison hold the office of U.S President?
    • A. 

      1 month

    • B. 

      12 months

    • C. 

      4 years

    • D. 

      8 years

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 29. 
    If dy/dx = ysec2x and y = 5 when x = 0, then y = a) etan x 4 b) etan x + 5 c) 5etan x d) tan x + 5
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 30. 
    Who wrote Oedipus Rex?
    • A. 

      Democritus

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      Herodotus

    • D. 

      Sophocles

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 31. 
    The success of the first German offensive of WWI depended mainly on Germany's
    • A. 

      Natural landscape

    • B. 

      Railways

    • C. 

      Food supplies

    • D. 

      Esprit de corps

    • E. 

      IB screwed-ness

  • 32. 
    In Emile Bronte's Wuthering Heights, the character of Heathcliffe has an affinity for
    • A. 

      Stabbing rabbits

    • B. 

      Hanging puppies

    • C. 

      Drowning kittens

    • D. 

      Shooting pheasants

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 33. 
    The magnitude ||a|| of vector a can be found using which of the following equations? a) ||a|| = ax - a2 b) ||a|| = √(a.a) c) ||a|| = √(a2 + b2 + c2) d) ||a|| = a cosx
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 34. 
    Who wrote the book The Picture of Dorian Gray?
    • A. 

      Charles Dickens

    • B. 

      Jules Verne

    • C. 

      Robert Louis Stevenson

    • D. 

      Oscar Wilde

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 35. 
    Which of the following presidents was NOT in power during the Cold War?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      James Carter

    • C. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • D. 

      James Monroe

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 36. 
    The American Civil War was caused principally by
    • A. 

      The North's secession from the Union

    • B. 

      Jefferson Davis stealing James Buchanan's pet dog

    • C. 

      Disagreement over the extent of states' rights

    • D. 

      Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 37. 
    What is the maximum number of bonds that a carbon atom can form?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 38. 
    In what year did the USSR abandon SALT II talks and invade Afghanistan?
    • A. 

      1977

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1979

    • D. 

      1980

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 39. 
    5π/3 is equal to
    • A. 

      60 degrees

    • B. 

      240 degrees

    • C. 

      300 degrees

    • D. 

      360 degrees

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 40. 
    Which of the following countries was NOT included in the Cordon Sanitaire between Communist Russia and Western Europe?
    • A. 

      Poland

    • B. 

      Bulgaria

    • C. 

      Hungary

    • D. 

      Greece

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 41. 
    Which of the following shows the correct order of the four phases of mitosis?
    • A. 

      Telophase, metaphase, anaphase, prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase, prophase, telophase, anaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase, anaphase, telophase, metaphase

    • D. 

      Prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 42. 
    A curve is described by the parametric equations x = t2 +2t and y = t3+t2. An equation of the line tangent to the curve at the point determined by t = 1 is
    • A. 

      2x - 3y = 0

    • B. 

      4x - 5y = 2

    • C. 

      4x - y = 10

    • D. 

      5x - 4y = 7

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 43. 
    The four Ways of Knowing are
    • A. 

      Logic, judgement, perception, trust

    • B. 

      Perception, emotion, reason, language

    • C. 

      Reason, cognition, instinct, judgement

    • D. 

      Faith, trust, love, emotion

    • E. 

      I don't care, IB screwed

  • 44. 
    "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."This is the final line of which book?
    • A. 

      The Bluest Eye

    • B. 

      The Great Gatsby

    • C. 

      Love in the time of Cholera

    • D. 

      100 Years of Solitude

    • E. 

      IB screwed

  • 45. 
    How screwed do you think you are?
    • A. 

      IB screwed

    • B. 

      IB a little bit screwed

    • C. 

      IB REALLY screwed

    • D. 

      IB not screwed at all

    • E. 

      IB slightly less screwed than most