# The synthesis of a large collection of information that contains well-tested and verified hypotheses about certain aspects of the world is known as a scientific

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The synthesis of a large collection of information that contains well-tested and verified hypotheses about certain aspects of the world is known as a scientific

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The statement, “There are regions beneath the Earth’s crust that will always be beyond the reach of scientific investigation,” is

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Which of the following is a scientific statement?

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Science and technology are

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Which of these is a scientific hypothesis (that could be proved wrong)?

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Success in science is mainly linked to emphasis on

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The language of science is

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In science, an educated guess is a

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A scientific hypothesis can be disproved with

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The scientific method is most effective in

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A 1-kg ball is thrown straight up at 10 m/s. Neglecting air resistance, the net force that acts on the ball when it is halfway to the top of its path is

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A 10-kg brick and a 1-kg book are dropped in a vacuum. The force of gravity on the 10-kg brick is

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A ball is thrown upward and caught when it returns. When air resistance affects the ball, compared with the initial upward speed, the speed of the ball when caught is

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A ball is thrown vertically into the air. Because of air resistance, its time coming down compared with its time going up is

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A block is dragged at constant velocity across a level surface by a force of 6 N. What is the force of friction between the block and the surface?

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Which has greater kinetic energy: a car traveling at 30 km/h or another car of half the mass traveling at 60 km/h?

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A 2500-N pile driver ram falls 10 m and drives a post 0.1 m into the ground. The average force on the post is

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A 30-kg girl on friction-free roller blades pushes away a 25-kg boy also on roller blades at 1 m/s. The girl’s speed is

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Whether a truck comes to a stop by crashing into a haystack or a brick wall, the stopping force is

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A 2-kg mass that weighs 20 N has 40 J of potential energy relative to the ground. What is its height?

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A photovoltaic cell receives energy input primarily by

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A star that is twice as hot as another has twice the

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A poor conductor of heat is a

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A heat pump can

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A substance most commonly emits heat energy by the process of

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A pre-electronic thermostat employs a coiled

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Because a refrigerator operates by a motor, leaving the refrigerator door open for hours in a closed room

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A volume of helium gas has a temperature of 0°C. The same gas twice as hot has a temperature of

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Heat energy is measured in units of

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Entropy is most closely related to the

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A 100-W lamp glows brighter than a 25-W lamp. The electric resistance of the 100-W lamp is

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A charged balloon illustrates that something can have a great amount of

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A proton and an electron placed in an electric field experience the same force. Which undergoes the greater acceleration?

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A negatively-charged balloon touching a wooden wall

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A rubber rod rubbed with fur becomes

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Refrigerator magnets are typically

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An iron rod becomes magnetic when

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A transformer actually transforms

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An electric motor and electric generator differ in

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Electric and magnetic fields combine to produce

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A sound wave and a light wave have identical

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A wave with a long wavelength has a relatively

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A beam of light emerges from water into air at an angle bent

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A distant palm tree on a hot dry day that often appears to be reflected from water is

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A changing electric field induces a changing

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“Sympathetic vibrations” refers to

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A dolphin perceives its environment by the sense of

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A mass suspended from a spring bobs up and down one complete cycle every 2 s. Its period is

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A red shift for light indicates that the light source is moving

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A mass on the end of a spring bobs up and down 1 complete cycle every 2 s. Its frequency is

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Elements above uranium in the periodic table do not exist in any appreciable amounts in nature because they have short half-lives. Yet there are several elements below uranium in atomic number with equally short half-lives that do exist in appreciable amounts in nature. How can you account for this?

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Complete the following nuclear equation:

Po → ?? +  He

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A certain radioactive element has a half-life of one hour. If you start with a 1-g sample of the element at noon, how much of this same element will be left at 3:00 PM?

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Alpha and beta rays are deflected in opposite directions in a magnetic field because

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Complete the following nuclear equation:

Tl →  Pb + ??

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An element is best described as a material

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An element found in another galaxy exists as two isotopes. If 80.0 percent of the atoms have an atomic mass of 80.00 atomic mass units and the other 20.0 percent have an atomic mass of 82.00 atomic mass units, what is the atomic mass of the element?

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How do we account for the great variety of substances in the world?

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Elements that are in the same ________ have a tendency to have very similar chemical properties due to periodic trends.

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An element has two different isotopes: one that weighs 65 amu and another that weighs 67 amu. If the average atomic mass of all the isotopes is 66.5 amu, what can be said about the relative abundance of the isotopes?

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Barium ions carry a 2+ charge, and nitrogen ions carry a 3- charge. What would be the chemical formula for the ionic compound barium nitride?

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Chlorine, Cl2, is a gas at room temperature, but bromine, Br2, is a liquid. Explain.

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If the concentration of gold in seawater is 2.0 milligram per ton of sea water and the mass of the ocean is 1.5 × 1018 tons, how much gold is in the ocean?

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Distinguish between a metal and a metal-containing compound.

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How many oxide ions (O-2) are needed to balance the positive charge of a titanium ion (Ti+4)?

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Chemistry is the study of

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Is the following transformation representative of a physical change or a chemical change?

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Based on the information given in the following diagrams, which substance has the lower boiling point: one made from molecule A or one made from molecule B?

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How many different elements are in the compound C6H12O6?

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Oxygen, O2, is certainly good for you. Does it follow that if small amounts of oxygen are good for you then large amounts of oxygen would be especially good for you?

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As hot mantle rock rises, it expands. As it expands it cools. This cooler rock is

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According to the theory of seafloor spreading, molten rock is rising up along

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Compare the relative speeds of primary and secondary seismic waves, and relate speeds of travel to the medium in which the waves travel.

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Alfred Wegener supported his theory of continental drift by

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Convergent boundaries are regions of

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Batholiths are massive plutons formed from the intrusion of

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As rock is heated, the first minerals to melt are those

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A composite volcano is formed by

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As the process of crystallization continues (from molten liquid to solid crystal), how does the composition of the molten liquid change?

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Andesitic magma produces

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As ocean currents carry warm water from equatorial regions northward, lands bordering the ocean are warmed. A prime example of such warming is the

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Air near the equator averages higher temperatures than air near the poles because

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Air that flows southward from the horse latitudes in the Southern Hemisphere deflects eastward to produce the

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At lower elevations the air is generally

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Air that flows southward from the horse latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere produces the

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As air temperature decreases, relative humidity

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Behind a warm front, the air is

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Daily afternoon thunderstorms along the Gulf Coast are most likely caused by a

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As air temperature cools below its dew point temperature, the air’s water vapor

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As rising air cools, its ability to accommodate water vapor decreases so the

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All of the stars we see at night with our unaided eyes are within

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A main sequence star begins transforming into a red giant when

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Because a white dwarf is no longer burning fuel, it is more accurately described as being a

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A light year is a unit of

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A small rock in interplanetary space is called a

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Consider a huge rotating cloud of particles in space that gravitate together to form an increasingly dense ball. As the cloud shrinks in size, it

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