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# Tambis National High School

Easy
1. What is the shape of the magnetic field that surrounds a current-carrying wire?
a. oblate spheroid b. concentric circle c. oval d. eccentric circle
Competency: Demonstrate the generation of electricity by movement of a magnet through a coil.
Objective: Identify the shape of the magnetic field around a current carrying wire.
2. Shasta and Lassen formed in what kind of tectonic setting?
a. mountain range b. volcanic arc c. subduction d. rift valley
Competency: Enumerate the lines that support plate movement
Objective: Cite an example of geologic features that support plate movement
3. When AC supply is given to the electric motor, the flux will depend on what?
a. current. b. voltage. c. frequency. d. both voltage and frequency
Competency: Explain the operation of a simple electric motor and generator.
Objective: Explain what happen to the electrical quantity when AC is supplied to an electric motor

Average
1. Can an efficient electric motor step up energy?
a. Yes. It can do much work and can produce more energy
b. Yes. It follows the Law of Conservation of Energy.
c. No. There is no efficient transformer so far.
d. No. It can violate the Law of Conservation of Energy.
Competency: Explain the operation of a simple electric motor and generator.
Objective: Give importance to the effect of electric motor to the environment
2. Beneath arcs at what depth does melting likely occur as a result of dehydration reactions?
Competency: Explain the different processes that occur along the plate boundaries
Objective: Identify the depth of some the internal structure of the earth
3. Which electromagnetic device uses brushes and a commutator?
a. electric motor b. DC generator c. AC generator d. solenoid
Competency: Explain the operation of a simple electric motor and generator
Objective: Give the basic parts of a generator

Difficult
1. The expanding Earth hypothesis was first formulated in the 1950s by S. Warren Carey, an
Australian geologist. Though Professor Carey recognized sea floor spreading and the idea that the
continents had once been assembled into the supercontinent of Pangaea, he did not recognize an
important element of the modern day plate tectonic paradigm. What was that element?
a. Iron b. Nickel c. Sulfur d. Subduction
Competency: Explain the different processes that occur along the plate boundaries.
Objective: Explain subduction and its significant role in modern day plate tectonic paradigm

2. As plates move around on the globe they often times collide with each other. Examples include arc-
arc and arc-continent collisions. At least twice in the distant pass, all of the continents on planet Earth
assembled into a supercontinent. The earliest supercontinent formed about 1.1 billion years to 750
million years ago, and the latest formed about 248 million years ago. What were the names of the
former and latter supercontinents?
a. Rodinia and Pangea b. Laurasia and Gondwanaland
c. Rodina and Pangea d. Eurasia and Pangea
Competency: Describe the possible causes of plate movement
Objective: Discuss and explain Continental Drift Theory

## 3. Where is the Juan de Fuca plate located?

a. offshore of northern California, Oregon, and Washington.
b. across California, USA
c. dissecting the boundary of Sweden and Norway
d. along the Himalayas between China and Nepal
Competency: Describe the different types of plate boundaries.
Objective: Locate some of the known plates
Clincher
1. The component that produces power in an electromagnetic generator is called what?
a. armature b. field winding c. commutator d. Brush
2. A place where an unusually hot part of the mantle rises through the crust causing volcanic activity
is called a
a. Divergent boundary
b. Hot spot
c. Convergent boundary
d. Transform boundary
3. What are the two main parts of an AC Generator?
a. commutator and brush
b. stator and rator
c. armature and stator
d. rator and armature
Tambis National High School
Easy
1. An Epistatic allele in Labrador retrievers ensures that laboratory pups are yellow. Two other alleles
control coat color, where black is dominant to brown. How many yellow pups would you expect from a
parental cross where one parent was yellow and the other was heterozygous black?
a. 1/8 b. 1/2 c. 3/8 d.
Competency: Explain the different patterns of non-Mendelian inheritance.
Objective: Solve genetic problems related to incomplete dominance.
2. In mice, agouti coat color is codominant. Hairs, when viewed under a microscope are grey at the
base and white at the tip. An agouti mouse will result from a cross between a black parent and a
white parent. What will two agouti mice produce?
a. all agouti offspring c. half black, half agouti offspring
b. half agouti offspring, 1/4 white, 1/4 black d. half black, half white offspring
Competency: Explain the different patterns of non-Mendelian inheritance.
Objective: Solve genetic problems related codominance.
3. A type of muscular dystrophy is sex linked. If a woman is a carrier for the disease, what proportion
of her SONS will have the disease?
a. all b. 1/2 c. 1/4 d. 3/4
Competency: Explain the different patterns of non-Mendelian inheritance.
Objective: Solve genetic problems related to sex-linked traits.

Average
1. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited lung disorder, where the sufferer is unable to transport ions across
cell membranes. Which ions cannot be transported?
a. sodium b. chloride c. potassium d. hydrogen carbonate
Competency: Explain how the respiratory and circulatory systems work together to transport
nutrients, gases, and other molecules to and from the different parts of the body.
Objective: Explain some diseases experience by the respiratory system.
2. What is the function of surfactant in the lungs?
a. to destroy micro-organisms that may be breathed in
b. to prevent the alveoli collapsing
c. to release carbon dioxide into the air
d. to create a large surface area inside the lungs
Competency: Explain how the respiratory and circulatory systems work together to transport
nutrients, gases, and other molecules to and from the different parts of the body;
Objective: Discuss the parts of the respiratory system.
3. What name is given to the maximum volume of air that can be breathed in or out of the lungs in
one breath?
a. tidal volume b. residual capacity c. respiratory reserve volume d. vital capacity
Competency: Explain how the respiratory and circulatory systems work together to transport
nutrients, gases, and other molecules to and from the different parts of the body;
Objective: Discuss the parts of the respiratory system.

Difficult
1. A compound is 63.97% carbon, 5.11% hydrogen, 20.26% bromine, and the rest is nitrogen. What is
the chemical formula for this compound?
a. C20H21BrN3 b. C20H20Br2N3 c. C21H20Br2N3 d. C21H20BrN3
Competency: Determine the percentage composition of a compound given its chemical formula
and vice versa.
Objective: Solve some problems about chemical formula given its percentage composition.
2. How many moles are there in 0.00500 g Sodium chloride?
a. 8.55 x 105 moles of NaCl c. 6.88 x 105 moles of NaCl
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b. 5.88 x 10 moles of NaCl d. 7.55 x 105 moles of NaCl
Competency: Use the mole concept to express mass of substances.
Objective: Solve some problems about mole concept.
3. How many oxygen atoms are present in 40.0 grams of oxygen gas?
a. 2.35 x 1024 atoms of O c. 5.78 x 1024 atoms of O
b. 1.51 x 1024 atoms of O d. 2.15 x 1024 atoms of O
Competency: Use the mole concept to express mass of substances.
Objective: Solve some problems about mole concept.
Clincher
1. This compares the kinds of species in a certain area with the total number of organisms in
that same area, or ecosystem. It is primarily used to check on the health of an ecosystem a
healthy ecosystem has a
a. low diversity index c. high diversity index
b. low variation level d. high variation level
2. To understand how genes, chromosomes and alleles are linked to inherited characteristics
inferences are made. For each characteristic there must be..
a. a single gene pair involved c. more than one gene pair involved
b. 2 alleles are present for each gene d. several alleles for each chromosome
3. New species of animals are constantly being added to the growing number of living things. Why is
this so?
a. Organisms are constantly being reclassified.
b. Organisms are being found and classified by scientists.
c. Organisms change and adapt, and are moved to a different grouping.
d. Organisms disappear from the Earth, new organisms appear to replace them.