# Sample Practice Test 3

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1. An industry with a single supplier is known as a
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2. George Washington was the first president of the United States.
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3. The Preamble of the Constitution“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common Defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

In the Preamble of the US Constitution, there is the phrase “insure domestic tranquility.” What does that mean?
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4. Steve’s prosecution led to a conviction in state court for speaking out in public against the governor. During this trial, Steve was denied a lawyer’s counsel. Three years later, the United States Supreme Court overturned Steve’s conviction, stating the state had violated (or not guaranteed) Steve’s constitutional rights.

Which amendments are applying to this case?
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5. The ban on the production, sale, and consumption of alcoholic beverages established with the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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6. For drugs, what does efficacy mean?
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7. Find the resultant force (F) developed by a speed boat engine, if the boat has a mass of 300 kg and can accelerate at a rate of 1.5 m/s2.Use the formula:  = m  a

a = 1.5 m/s2

m = 300 kg

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8. Look at the graph and answer this question: what is the solubility of potassium chloride in grams per 100 g of water at 60° C?

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9. An object at rest will _______ if no outside forces are applied.
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10. Calculate the mean for the following data points:

$$95, 84, 31$$
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11. Maria is an interior designer and she is currently trying to change the look of a room. Maria found that the area of a room could be given by the expression 3x²+2x

and that the area of a rug, which she wants to spread on the floor, is given by the expression:

x²+24x–144,

What expression represents the area of the room NOT covered by the rug?
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12. Reduce this fraction to its lowest terms: $$\frac{16}{14}$$
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13. Evalute:

$$(x+y)^{2}$$ when  $$x=-6$$ and  $$y=4$$
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14. The number −10 is −5 times larger than an unknown number. Find the unknown number.
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15. What is the slope of the line with the equation y=2x+7?
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16. Which of the following is an example of a first-person point of view?
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17. Read each passage below. What kind of person is the speaker?

“Friends and families, there stand before you on this stage today eleven young people who were determined to find a better path in life – and so they have.” Principal Martin paused,
sniffled, and wiped her eyes. She then continued in a husky voice, “It is no small thing to turn a life around. It takes courage, determination, tenacity. And it takes intelligence, to want to
do it in the first place. These young men…” she paused for a moment to collect herself. “These young men exemplify all of these qualities."
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18. When you evaluate characters, you ...
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19. Through ________, a reader recognizes the order of events in a literary work.
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20. Which of the following is an example of a theme?
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