Physical Science Exam Prep

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Physical Science Exam Prep

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  • 1. 
    Where does the warm moist air  from tornadoes originate?
    • A. 

      International Date Line

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Gulf of Mexico

    • D. 

      Zone of Saturation

  • 2. 
    Which way do tornadoes rotate in the Northern Hemisphere?
    • A. 

      Clockwise

    • B. 

      Counterclockwise

  • 3. 
    When the funnel cloud touches down,  it becomes a _______________________ .
  • 4. 
        Warm air __________________________
    • A. 

      Rises

    • B. 

      Falls

  • 5. 
    ______________ moist air meets a front layer of cool ___________ air, resulting in an _____________________.  Choose the words in correct order. 
    • A. 

      Cool moist air-drift

    • B. 

      Warm updraft dry

    • C. 

      Moist cool air

    • D. 

      Warm dry updraft

  • 6. 
    A storm begins with rain. hail, thunder and ___________________________ .
  • 7. 
    Which scientist recceived the Nobel Prize for his work on anaphylactic shock?
    • A. 

      Charles Richet

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      Anthony Dumont

    • D. 

      Angel Hernandez

  • 8. 
    White blood cells produce ____________________________________________ .
  • 9. 
    Do all antibodies destroy all bacteria?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    The left side of the brain specializes in ...
    • A. 

      Corpus callosum

    • B. 

      Emotions

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      Analytical and verbal tasks

  • 11. 
    Sperry received the prize for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres.               What do you think cerebral hemispheres means?
    • A. 

      Sun rotation

    • B. 

      Desert areas

    • C. 

      Brain halves

    • D. 

      Head slices

  • 12. 
    What is the biggest reason the Mississippi River is flooding?       _______________
  • 13. 
    Which country is experiencing freak weather conditions this year?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Peru

    • D. 

      India

  • 14. 
     A research group led by UpmanuLall  at Columbia University in New York had been trying to correlate a century's worth of floods in the Midwest to continent-wide weather patterns. What does correlate mean?
    • A. 

      The interior of a global body

    • B. 

      Determine if there is a relationship between

    • C. 

      The area in the Midwest floods each century

  • 15. 
    What started a revolution int he development of human society?
    • A. 

      Mediterrain weather

    • B. 

      The lack of pests in the crescent zone

    • C. 

      The improvement of cattle stalls

    • D. 

      The diversity of agriculture

  • 16. 
    Early farmers hybridized wheat.  What do you think hybridized means?
    • A. 

      A car that runs on electricity

    • B. 

      A cross between to types of plants

    • C. 

      A force of energy between atoms

    • D. 

      A type of bridge that expands farms

  • 17. 
    What typlifies the industrial revolution?
    • A. 

      Production of goods from small to large scale

    • B. 

      Increase in farming production

    • C. 

      Advanced technology applications

    • D. 

      Increased demand for corn and wheat

  • 18. 
    What are two valuable resources of the information age?
    • A. 

      Information and communication

    • B. 

      Farming and fishing

    • C. 

      Computers and software

    • D. 

      Machinery and factories

  • 19. 
    In developed countries, the population is getting:
    • A. 

      Younger

    • B. 

      Older

    • C. 

      Smaller

    • D. 

      Larger

  • 20. 
    What are three factors that influence fertility?
    • A. 

      Availibility of birth control

    • B. 

      Religious beliefs

    • C. 

      Availibility of medical care

    • D. 

      Cost of raising a child

  • 21. 
    Check three things that lower death rates.
    • A. 

      Better health care

    • B. 

      Stable food production

    • C. 

      Better sanitation

    • D. 

      Fossil fuels

  • 22. 
    What is immigration?
    • A. 

      Movement of people into a region

    • B. 

      Movement of people out of a region

  • 23. 
    What is human demography?
    • A. 

      Demand area

    • B. 

      Population change

    • C. 

      Population decrease

    • D. 

      When births exceed deaths

  • 24. 
    Atomic Structure and Periodic Properties Negatively charged particle.
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 25. 
    Atomic Structure and Periodic Properties Center of an atom
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Nucleus

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