Science Ips/Ibs Final Exam Review

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  • 1. 
    What are the base units for the following measurements?a) mass b) volume (liquid) c) length
    • A. 

      A) grams b) liters c) meters

    • B. 

      A) ounces b) fluid ounces c) rulers

    • C. 

      A) kilograms b) liters c) centimeters

    • D. 

      A) lbs b) gallons c) inches

  • 2. 
    What are the steps of the scientific method?
    • A. 

      There is no such thing as a scientific method.

    • B. 

      Conclude, analyze, gather data ,problem, answer

    • C. 

      Problem, hypothesis, experiment, gather data, analyze, conclude

    • D. 

      Problem, experiment, clean-up, hypothesis, analyze, change your hypothesis

  • 3. 
    What changes as a result of the independent variable?
    • A. 

      Dependent variable

    • B. 

      Control group

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      The problem

  • 4. 
    What is current?
    • A. 

      Opposition of a circuit to the flow of electric current

    • B. 

      The flow of electricity through a conductor

    • C. 

      The voltage

    • D. 

      The same thing as a cation

  • 5. 
    The force of attraction or repulsion is directly proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to the distance between them. This states:
    • A. 

      Coulomb's Law

    • B. 

      Ohm's Law

    • C. 

      The Law of Conservation of Energy

    • D. 

      The third law of thermodynamics

  • 6. 
    What is the equation used to represent Ohm's Law?
    • A. 

      F=ma

    • B. 

      E=mc2

    • C. 

      V=I x R

    • D. 

      2+2=4

  • 7. 
    The definition of amplitude is:
    • A. 

      The maximum displacement of a periodic wave

    • B. 

      The number of occurances within a given period

    • C. 

      The distance between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave

    • D. 

      Change in the observed frequency of a wave occuring when the scource whizzes past the observer

  • 8. 
    Light is a a)________ and sound is a b)_________.
    • A. 

      A) longitudinal wave b) transverse wave

    • B. 

      A) transverse wave b) longitudinal wave

    • C. 

      A) solid b) liquid

    • D. 

      A) proton b) electron

  • 9. 
    Refraction is:
    • A. 

      The turning or bending of any wave as it passes from one medium to another

    • B. 

      A disturbance that moves through a medium

    • C. 

      When two waves collide

    • D. 

      The medium a wave travels through

  • 10. 
    Sound travels best through:
    • A. 

      Solids

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Vacuums

    • D. 

      Gases

  • 11. 
    Waves transfer:
    • A. 

      Particles and energy

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Particles

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 12. 
    What do you hear when sound is reflected?
    • A. 

      The doppler effect

    • B. 

      Beats

    • C. 

      Echo

    • D. 

      Cataracts of the eyes

  • 13. 
    Which is NOT a reason for why sunsets are red?
    • A. 

      Blues and purples get scattered at sunset

    • B. 

      Red has the longest wavelength

    • C. 

      The sun is at an angle where it has to travel through the most atmsophere

    • D. 

      Red is a form of ultraviolet radiation

  • 14. 
    What is tempreture?
    • A. 

      The average potential energy

    • B. 

      The average kinetic energy

    • C. 

      The total potential and kinetic energy

    • D. 

      The same thing as thermal energy

  • 15. 
    Burning paper is...
    • A. 

      A chemical reaction

    • B. 

      A physical property

    • C. 

      A physical reaction

    • D. 

      Nuclear fusion

  • 16. 
    Water has a _____ specific heat capacity.
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

    • C. 

      Unknown

    • D. 

      Nonexistant

  • 17. 
    Is absolute zero attainable?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Only in Canada

  • 18. 
    Why does a penny become hot when struck by a hammer?
    • A. 

      Energy is transferred from the penny to the hammer

    • B. 

      The hammer is a diffrent metal than the penny

    • C. 

      Energy is transferred from the hammer to the penny

    • D. 

      The penny is able to generate its own heat

  • 19. 
    Heat is measured in:
    • A. 

      Degrees Celsius

    • B. 

      Joules or calories

    • C. 

      Meters

    • D. 

      Newtons

  • 20. 
    Metals are located to the _____ of the periodic table.
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      There are no metals in the periodic table, trick question

    • D. 

      Top half

  • 21. 
    Noble gases have ______ valence electrons.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      4

  • 22. 
    What type of bond uses prefixes whern being named?
    • A. 

      Metallic

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Covalent

    • D. 

      None

  • 23. 
    How do we balance equations?
    • A. 

      By adding coefficients

    • B. 

      By adding subscripts

    • C. 

      By adding superscripts

    • D. 

      By adding another element to the reactants side

  • 24. 
    Isomers:
    • A. 

      Have the same chemical formula, but different arrangement of atoms

    • B. 

      Have different chemical formulas, but the same arrangement of atoms

    • C. 

      Have nothing in common

    • D. 

      Are identical

  • 25. 
    When an acid and a base react, the products are...
    • A. 

      Acids

    • B. 

      Bases

    • C. 

      Water and a salt

    • D. 

      Usually very dangerous

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