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X-ray Tube Test

The target of an x-ray tube is made of what metal? Tungsten Why is an x-ray tube immersed in oil? Insulation What causes most x-ray failures? excessive heat What types of primary radiation is produced when the x-ray tube boltage is below 70? Bremsstrahlung What type of motor drives the rotating anode? Induction Which part […]

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World Religions (Module 1 & 2)

According to the power point lecture, what is the difference between an ecstatic experience and a religious experience? one transforms your life and the other does not Belief in many gods is called _____. polytheism Pantheism is the belief… that all reality is divine In religious studies, the word myth means… a story that is […]

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Visual Element – Space

Mass is the ________(1)________, where as depth is the ________(2)________. (1) Effect or degree of bulk,density, or weight a 3-dimensional form; (2) apparent distance from front to back in a piece of artwork The art of using and understanding space involves _______________ Varying the size of objects or subjects, so that some are smaller than […]

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t f quest

1. To discard an old computer safely, put it in a landfill. F 2. Application software serves as the interface between the user, the system software, and the computer hardware. F 3. Programmers develop programs or write the instructions that direct the computer to process data into information. T 4. The distinction among categories of […]

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ITN 107

Every installed device requires a device driver to control the device. T or F True A 32-bit driver can be used in a 64-bit operating system. T or F False The official standard for USB interfaces is called IEEE 1394. T or F False A KVM switch allows you to use one monitor, mouse, and […]

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CMPH Chapter 10

Windows Disk Cleanup is the utility to use whenever you want to defragment you hard drive. False Windows needs free space on the hard drive for normal operation, for defragmenting the drive, for burning CDs and DVDs, and for a variety of other tasks, so it’s important to delete unneeded files. True Defragmenting is not […]

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Term Definition desert an extremely dry area plateau a large,flat,elevated area of land dune a hill of sand oasis an water source in the desert plain a nearly flat area hill a rounded,elevated area of land lake an inland body of water forest an area of densely wooded land river a natural flow of water […]

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Astronomy Chapter 8

The age of the solar system can be established by radioactive dating of… The oldest meteorites In essence, the nebular theory holds that: our solar system formed from the collapse of an interstellar cloud of gas and dust Which of the following types of material can condense into what we call ice at low temperatures? […]

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Chapter 3 MyPsychLab

Ventricles Form four hollow interconnected chambers in the brain which are filled with cerebral spinal fluid Lateral ventricles (1st and 2nd ventricles) – largest ventricles, located in the left and right cerebral hemispheres 3rd and 4th ventricles Lie along midline in a vertical orientation. Connected via the cerebral aqueduct Cerebralspinal fluid manufactured by Choroid plexus, […]

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Physics: Momentum Chp 7

The momentum of an object is defined as the object’s mass times its velocity Which has more momentum, a large truck moving at 30 miles per hour or a small truck moving at 30 miles per hour? The large truck Compared to a sports car moving at 30 miles per hour, the same sports car […]

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1. Physics Practice Questions – Momentum and Energy- 1-83

a pickup truck speeding along a highway 1. Which of the following has the largest momentum relative to the earth? a. a tightrope walker crossing Niagara Falls b. a pickup truck speeding along a highway c. a Mack truck parked in a parking lot d. the Science building on campus e. a dog running down […]

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Final Part 2

The area that holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up when it is powered on is ________. ROM In databases, a category of data is called a ______ field ________ is the maximum speed at which data can be transferred between two nodes bandwidth ________ is concerned with the design and arrangement […]

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3. Physics Practice Questions Chapter 4

B 1) Which has the greater mass? A) a king-size pillow B) an automobile battery C) neither – both have the same C 2) A kilogram is a measure of an object’s A) weight. B) force. C) mass. D) gravity. E) center of mass. D 3) Compared to a 1-kg block of solid iron, a […]

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Astronomy Chapter 18

Degeneracy pressure is the source of the pressure that stops the crush of gravity in all the following except a very massive main-sequence star. White dwarfs are so called because they are both very hot and very small. A teaspoonful of white dwarf material on Earth would weigh a few tons. Which of the following […]

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CSC Test 1

True T/F Electronic components in computers process data using instructions, which are the steps that tell the computer how to perform a particular task False T/F Screens for desktops cannot yet support touch False T/F Smaller applications, such as home, typically use a powerful, expensive server to support their daily operations True T/F Smartphones typically […]

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DMV California Practice Test #4

When planning to pass an other vehicle, you should Not count on other drivers making room for you. Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a: Motorcycle. When changing lanes on a freeway, you should: Signal for at least five seconds. A police officer is signaling you to continue driving through a […]

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CHM Ch.1-4

5.21 cm is the same distance as A) 0.0521 m B) 52.1 dm C) 5.21 mm D) 0.00521 km E) 5210 m 0.0521 m How many centimeters are there in 57.0 in.? A) 22 cm B) 0.0445 cm C) 145 cm D) 22.4 cm E) 140 cm 145 cm The amount of space occupied by […]

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A&P Chapter 17

The first step in the process of olfaction is __________. an odorant molecule binding to a specific protein Which of the flowing explanations best describes why olfaction can elicit powerful emotional responses? Olfactory information is relayed directly to the hypothalamus and limbic system Which of the following is true of olfactory discrimination? The number of […]

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Marine Science and Oceanography

What is a scientist? Someone who uses the processes of science to find answers about how and why things work in the world, in the observable universe. What are two influences that the ocean make on the earth? The two influences the ocean has on the earth is the weather and world climate patterns (how […]

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Oceanography Terms

Another name for Latitude lines Parallels Another name for Longitude lines Meridians Prime Meridian 0 degrees International Dateline 180 degrees Define: Heading Direction you are actually going Define: Bearing Direction your destination lies in relation to your starting point How many nautical miles are in 1 degree? 60 nautical miles How many statute miles are […]

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Oceanography chapter 2

Aqua A NASA satellite designed to obtain data on Earth’s water cycle. Challenger expedition The first wholly scientific oceanographic expedition, 1872-1976; named for the steam corvette used in the voyage. Meteor expedition German Atlantic expedition begun in 1925; the first to use an echo sounder and other modern optical and electronic instrumentation. TOPEX/Poseidon Joint French-U.S. […]

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