Sample Practice Test 2

1. What is the main function of leaves?
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2. Which is an accurate comparison of climate and weather?
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3. When a dominant allele is present, the offspring will show  ….  characteristics.
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4. Heterozygous is when...
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5. The sex chromosomes carry genes that determine whether a person is male or female. They also carry genes that determine other traits.
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6. Read the text and answer the question.

After a tropical storm is upgraded to a hurricane, meteorologists use the Saffir-Simpson Scale to label the storms. The scale breaks the storm into five categories based on wind speed. A category five hurricane has sustained winds that are over 155 miles per hour.Hurricane Katrina winded up to 175 mph in the Gulf of Mexico, before striking Louisiana.What category hurricane was Katrina
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7. A car travels \(140\; miles\) in \(4\; hours\). Find the average rate of speed.
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8. Keith has $500 in a savings account at the beginning of the summer. He wants to have at least $200 at the end of the summer. He withdraws $25 per week for food, clothing, and movie tickets.

Which inequality represents Keith’s situation?

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9. Reduce this fractions to its lowest terms: \(\frac{35}{21}\)

 
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10. Julia took \(5\) practice tests before the final exam. She scored \(85, 89, 95, 81\: and\: 99\) points in these \(5\) exams. What was her average score?
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11. Given f(x)=2 • 2+8, evaluate f(3).
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12. The passage below about government is from Federalist No. 51.

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.”

― James Madison, Federalist Papers Nos. 10 and 51How are the author’s views from this passage applied in the U.S. Constitution?
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13. The  .....  was designed to provide economic support for American citizens and businesses. It responded to the needs for relief, reform, and recovery from the Great Depression.
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14. Jill is the best person for the position, but she might not be promoted because of her race. There are several instances of the same discrimination by the management. The same decision occurred again and Jill was not promoted. This time, the decision made her very frustrated and she decided to fight against the decision of the management.

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15. Read the following paragraph and answer the question.

Finding meaningful work requires a thorough job search. There are three main ways to search for such a job.

In today’s technological world, most people start their job search on the Internet. Many websites are available with job postings, descriptions, and contact information for job seekers.

Another way to find a job is to talk to people in the field of interest. This allows a job seeker to ask questions, gain information, and discuss opportunities.

Finally, a person looking for a meaningful job might first take an internship or apprenticeship in the field in which they are interested. This allows job seekers to get hands-on experience.

By searching the Internet, talking to people in the field, or taking an internship, job seekers can find meaningful, fulfilling work.

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16. Read the statement. Choose the correct answer to tell if it is a fact or an opinion.

The football game was lots of fun yesterday.
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17. Select the correct form of the verb.

Neither of these colors really _______ the new living room.
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18. You make inferences all of the time without even thinking about it. One way that you can infer what a word means is by using clues in the text. Read this sentence and determine if the underlined word has a positive, neutral or negative connotation.

Amelia yearned for a dog of her own, but her mother believed that all dogs were inherently vicious.
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19. “In a poll, 50 percent of students said they would like longer recess. You need to vote for a candidate who will give you longer recess.”

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20. Read the statement. Choose the correct answer to tell if it is a fact or an opinion.

Our tickets cost fifty-two dollars.
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Last Updated on October 22, 2021.