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Question on 5/13/2019

Posted on May 13, 2019 in Practice Questions

Health & Safety What is the first thing you should do if you are stung by a bee? Answer: Find the answer this and every Thursday!

Environment An unwaxed paper plate is an example of an item that can decompose quickly, usually within a few months. What term describes these items that are capable of being readily decomposed by organisms? Answer: Biodegradable

Consumer Rights and Responsibilities You complained about a faulty product and received consumer redress. What does this mean? Answer: You got action on your complaint; your problem was resolved in your favor; you got the result you wanted from the company selling the faulty product

Technology What is the name of the code a computer user enters to gain access to a program? Answer: Password

Health & Safety Oil in your car’s engine serves two main purposes. In addition to lubricating the engine, what is the other main purpose of oil? Answer: Cleaning; it cleans the engine

Environment You cut up a paper grocery bag to make a cover for your math textbook. This is an example of which of the 3 R’s of resource conservation? Answer: Reuse; reusing; recycle; recycling

Consumer Rights and Responsibilities Describe what a thief would do if he or she was committing the crime of skimming? Answer: A thief attaches an electronic data storage device to an ATM (or a retail point of sale terminal); a thief uses a battery-powered pocket device (called a skimmer) to steal your personal information and ...
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Technology The ability to execute more than one task at a time on a computer is known as? Answer:  Multitasking; multiprocessing

Health & Safety Too keep food safe, hot foods should be kept at or above 140 degrees Fahrenheit, and cold foods kept at or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Why? Answer:Bacteria grow rapidly between 40 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit; reduces chances of foodborne illness; avoid the “danger zone”

Environment Deforestation and burning fossil fuels increase the amount of what critical greenhouse gas? Answer: Carbon dioxide; CO2