Published on February 11, 2008
Week 9 TAKS Review: Week 9 TAKS Review TAKS 1 IPC 3BQuestion 9: TAKS 1 IPC 3B Question 9 Based on the information in the table, which medicine appears to be the best buy?A. Brand A C. Brand CB. Brand B D. Brand D: Based on the information in the table, which medicine appears to be the best buy? A. Brand A C. Brand C B. Brand B D. Brand D The correct answer is B.: The correct answer is B. According to the table, Brand B lasted for 12 hours. Brand A lasted for 6 hours, Brand C four hours and Brand D eight hours. Brand B appears to be the best buy based on this factor alone. Slide5: TAKS 2 Bio 6 B Question 9 Slide6: Which of the following processes results in an RNA copy of a DNA strand? A. translation B. replication C. transcription D. mitosis The correct answer is C.: The correct answer is C. An RNA copy of a DNA strand forms during transcription. Translation, choice A, converts the information in mRNA into a sequence of amino acids that make up a protein. Replication is the process whereby DNA is copied every time a cell divides. Mitosis is cell division that results in the formation of a copy of DNA. TAKS 3Bio 13 AQuestion 9: TAKS 3 Bio 13 A Question 9 What adaptation allows a redwood tree to grow to towering heights?A. Vascular tissuesB. RhizoidsC. Broad leavesD. Cuticles: What adaptation allows a redwood tree to grow to towering heights? A. Vascular tissues B. Rhizoids C. Broad leaves D. Cuticles The correct answer is A.: The correct answer is A. Vascular tissues provide the support that allows some land plants to grow to great heights. Leaves trap sunlight, rhizoids function like roots, and a cuticle is a waxy, protective layer that covers some parts of a plant. TAKS 4 IPC 7DQuestion 9: TAKS 4 IPC 7D Question 9 Slide12: Based on their location on the periodic table, which of the following pairs of atoms would most likely share electrons when bonding? A. Al and F B. Na and Cl C. Ca and I D. P and O The correct answer is D.: The correct answer is D. Covalent bonds are usually formed between two nonmetals. P and O are two nonmetals. Ionic bonds are formed between a positive metallic ion and a negative nonmetallic ion. Al, Ca, and Na form positive ions while F, Cl, and I form negative ions. TAKS 5 IPC 4BQuestion 9: TAKS 5 IPC 4B Question 9 Slide15: If a marble with a mass of 0.03 kg, a baseball with mass of 0.4 kg, and a bowling ball with a mass of 6.3 kg are dropped at the same time from a height of 10 m above the surface of Earth, which will hit the ground first? A. Baseball B. Bowling ball C. They will hit at the same time. D. Marble The correct answer is C.: The correct answer is C. The acceleration of gravity is the same on all objects regardless of the mass. They will all hit the ground at the same time.