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    From which Latin root do we derive the words effect and affect?


    What does the Greek root demos mean?


    What is the infinitive phrase in the following sentence? "My mom agreed to give me a ride to the game."

    To give

    In the following sentence, give the words that make up the subordinate clause. "Although I really wanted to go to the play, I was required to attend an important meeting."

    Although I really wanted to go to the play

    If a writer uses information that is not general knowledge in a research paper and fails to cite this information, what error has the writer committed?


    How is the gerund "singing" used in the following sentence? (As a subject, direct object, indirect object, or object of the preposition?) "The teacher did not appreciate my singing."

    Direct object

    Is the following sentence a simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex sentence? "Unfortunately, I have the flu, and because I need to get well soon, I won't even think about going back to school yet."

    This is a compound-complex sentence. (Two independent clauses, one dependent or subordinate clause.)

    Which part of the following sentence is an appositive? "Thurgood Marshall, the first African American Supreme Court Justice, also worked on the Brown v. Board of Education anti-segregation case."

    The first African American Supreme Court Justice

    What does a foot of iamb sound like?

    Iamb: unstressed-stressed (or breve-stress)

    In the poem written by Edgar Allan Poe, what is the name of the maiden that lived many and many a year ago in a kingdom by the sea?

    Annabel Lee

    What was Dr. Jekyll trying to do when he created Mr. Hyde?

    Separate the good and evil in man

    In Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl, Anne's saying that the children in the neighborhood are so dirty you would hate to touch them with a barge pole is an example of what literary device?


    TheCall of the Wildby Jack London is told primarily through the eyes of a dog named Buck. What is the literary term used to describe attributing human qualities, emotions, and behavior to animals?


    What was ironic about the ending of "The Necklace" in that the couple went through years of hardship to purchase a diamond necklace to replace the one they had borrowed from their friend?

    The borrowed necklace turned out to be a fake.

    Why was Cyrano afraid to tell Roxanne of his love for her?

    Despite his bravery in other areas, he was afraid that he would be rejected, that he was too ugly to love.

    In "The Tell-Tale Heart," why does the murderer confess?

    He hears the loud pounding of the heart, which symbolizes his conscience, and he assumes the detectives hear it also.

    What does "persona non grata" mean?

    An unacceptable or unwelcome person.

    What does "quid pro quo" mean?

    Something given or received in exchange for something else.

    Although he didn't lead the Russian Revolution, who was the Bolshevik leader who took credit for the revolution and ruthlessly deposed all opposition to his political philosophy?


    What was Teddy Roosevelt's famous saying concerning American imperialism?

    "Speak softly and carry a big stick."

    What was Hitler's lightning war against Poland in 1940 called?


    What was the term for the five-state area, including Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas, that lost much of their farmland?

    The Dust Bowl

    During World War I, what killed 600,000 Americans and 20 million people worldwide?

    Influenza (flu)

    The German's Schlieffen Plan called for the invasion of what country by going through Belgium?


    In 1925 Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryant argued a famous court case concerning the teaching of evolution. Name that case.

    Scopes Trial (Scopes Monkey Trial)

    What was the deep economic downturn lasting from 1929 to 1940 called?

    The Great Depression

    Who was the first person to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean?

    Charles Lindbergh

    What was the night when Nazis vandalized and burned down Jewish synagogues and businesses called?


    What is the name for manufacturing products specifically designed to go out of style?

    Planned obsolescence

    What do we call the artistic flowering of African American culture in the 1920s?

    Harlem Renaissance

    Who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for making a speech against World War I?

    Eugene Debs

    What do we call the movement of African Americans northward between 1915 and 1930?

    The Great Migration

    Name two German actions that resulted in the US entering World War I on the side of the Allies?

    The Sinking of the Lusitania and The Zimmerman Note

    Where is the Kremlin?


    In 1899 Secretary of State John Hay called for all nations to have equal access to trade and investment in China. What was this policy called?

    Open Door Policy

    This freedom fighter had already set up a government in the Philippines when the US annexed the islands.

    Emilio Aguinaldo

    Who created the Share-the-Wealth program as a way to raise the United States out of the Great Depression?

    Huey Long

    At what meeting did the ally leaders decide how to handle post-World War II Germany?

    Potsdam Conference

    What are the properly ordered steps for the Order of Operations?

    Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Add, Subtract

    Identify the first thing one needs to find to determine the sum of 4/5 and 3/4.

    Find the common denominator.

    How do you determine the product of 108 and 104? What is the product?

    Add the exponents; the product is 1012.

    Calculate the perimeter and the area of a rectangle that has sides 3 meters and 7 meters?

    Perimeter = 20 meters; Area = 21 square meters

    Name the formula for the area of a circle.

    Area = ∏r2 (Pi times the square of the radius)

    Name the formula for the circumference of a circle.

    2∏r (2 Pi times the radius) or ∏d (Pi times the diameter)

    What is an obtuse angle?

    An angle greater than 90˚ and less than 180˚.

    What is the sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle?


    Using variables identify the Pythagorean theorem.

    a2 + b2 = c2

    When dividing fractions you multiply the first fraction by the _______________ of the second.


    What is the absolute value of -88?


    Simplify this exponent: 1470.


    Express the number 213 using scientific notation.

    2.13 x 102

    Express .00213 using scientific notation.

    2.13 x 10-3

    What is the sum of complementary angles?


    Name the three main subatomic particles of an atom and give the charge of each.

    Protons (positive); Neutrons (neutral/no charge); Electrons (negative)

    Name the type of chemical bond that forms between a metal and a non-metal where electrons are transferred.

    Ionic bond

    Name the type of chemical bond that forms between two non-metals where electrons are shared.

    Covalent bond

    Name the type of bond that forms between two metals where the electrons are shared and free to move.

    Metallic bond

    What are two characteristics of an acid?

    Sour taste, ph less than 7, corrosive to metals, turn litmus red, proton (H+) donors, form hydrogen ions (H+) in water

    Who created the first periodic table of elements?

    Dimitri Mendeleev

    In a neutralization reaction, what two compounds are formed?

    A salt and water.

    What are the names of the two kinds of cell division?

    Mitosis and meiosis

    Name the cell part found in the nucleus that carries inherited or genetic traits.

    DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)

    Give the element name for each of these symbols: Cu, Fe, K, Na, and P.

    Copper, Iron, Potassium, Sodium, and Phosphorus

    What is the common name for NaCl?

    Table salt

    Name two characteristics of bases.

    Bitter taste, feel slimy, ph greater than 7, turn litmus blue, proton (H+) acceptors, form hydroxide (OH-) ions in water

    Who was the first to say that matter and energy are not gained or lost in a chemical reaction?


    What is a substance that helps speed up a reaction but is not used up?

    A catalyst

    What kind of reaction is the rusting of iron?

    An oxidation-reduction reaction

    Who developed a model of the atom with electron shells?

    Niels Bohr

    In which family of elements does each element have a stable outer electron shell?

    Noble Gases

    What is distinctive about haploid cells?

    They have half the chromosomes of regular diploid cells.

    What scientist's experiments with peas led to the science of genetics?

    Gregor Mendel

    What sentence of symbols explains what happens in a chemical reaction?

    Chemical equation

    The __________ period's characteristics include the dramatic use of light and shade, turbulent compositions, and vivid emotional expression.


    The Baroque artist known for his Greek nickname and who painted View of Toledo was ______________.

    El Greco

    The __________ period's characteristics include a decorative and "pretty" nature, with soft pastel colors and playful subject matter.


    Jean Honoré ____________ was a well-known Rococo artist who painted The Swing.


    The ____________ period is a reaction against Baroque and Rococo, with the revival of classical forms and subjects, and a belief in high moral purpose in art.


    Name Jacques Louis David's famous Neoclassical painting which depicts a Roman legend that praises patriotism over love.

    "Oath of the Horatii"

    The _________ period primarily focuses on ordinary people and activities, or genre scenes.


    The Realist artist that depicted two men breaking rocks on the side of the road in The Stone Breakers was Gustave ____________.


    An American Realist artist who was a master watercolor painter, and who tended to depict landscapes with the theme of man versus nature is Winslow ____________.


    __________ is an art movement and style of painting where artists try to paint glimpses of their subjects showing the effects of sunlight on objects at different times of day.


    Female Impressionist artist, Mary___________, liked to use women and children as her subject matter in her paintings.


    _________ is an art movement and style that showed a greater concern for expression, structure, and form than Impressionist artists.


    _________ is a system of painting using tiny dots or "points" of color.


    Post-Impressionist artist Georges _________used pointillism in his piece, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.


    _________ is a style based on the curves of plant forms, used primarily in architectural detailing.

    Art Nouveau

    The oboe is part of which family of instruments?


    What is the Italian musical term used to mean "very fast"?


    A musical interval of eight tones is called what?

    An octave

    A piece of music played between two other larger sections or parts is called what?

    An interlude

    What is the Italian musical term used to indicate a gradual increase in volume?


    A passage added to the final section of a music piece to give a feeling of ending is called what?


    What does the Italian musical term prestissimo mean?

    As fast as you can go

    What is an interval?

    It defines the difference between two pitches.

    The spaces on the treble clef staff correspond to which letters?

    F A C E

    Which is lower in pitch? Baritone or bass.


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