Chemistry

Which electron conguration demonstrates an atom in the excited state?

(A) 1s22s1
(B) 1s22s22p4
(C) 1s22s2
(D) 1s22s22p63s2
(E) 1s22s23s1
English

Watching a TV show is a passive behavior. Playing a computer game is an interactive one.

a. Watching a TV show is a passive behavior, or playing a computer game is an interactive one.
b. Watching a TV show is a passive behavior, for playing a computer game is an interactive one.
c. Watching a TV show is a passive behavior, but playing a computer game is an interactive one.
d. Being that playing a computer game is an interactive one, watching a TV show is a passive behavior.
English

The settlers found an ideal location with plenty of ______ land for farming and a mountain stream for fresh water and irrigation.

a. candid
b. provincial
c. arable
d. timid
e. quaint
World History

During his reign, King Louis XIV of France constantly kept his nobles near his court at Versailles and gave them grand titles. What was his main reason for doing this?

A. To win their loyalty and support
B. To prevent them from gaining significant power
C. To centralize rule and make governing more efficient
D. To build a powerful network of nobles
E. To prevent them from abusing their privileges
English

Trinkets intended to have only ——- appeal can exist virtually forever in landfills because of the ——- of some plastics.

(A) arbitrary . . scarcity
(B) theoretical . . resilience
(C) ephemeral . . durability
(D) obsessive . . fragility
(E) impetuous . . cheapness
Biology

A cell contains multiple nuclei with identical genetic information. This cell most likely formed by going through

(A) multiple rounds of mitosis, but no cytokinesis
(B) multiple rounds of the M phase, but no rounds of the S phase
(C) multiple rounds of cytokinesis, but no rounds of mitosis
(D) multiple rounds of the cell cycle, but no rounds of mitosis
(E) multiple rounds of the S phase, but no other phases of the cell cycle
English

The movie offended many of the parents of its younger viewers by including unnecessary ______ in the dialogue.

a. vulgarity
b. verbosity
c. vocalizations
d. garishness
e. tonality
English

As the ______ in Romeo and Juliet, Romeo is a hero able to capture the audience’s sympathy by continually professing his love for Juliet.

a. protagonist
b. enigma
c. feigned
d. activist
e. catechist
United States History

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 had all the following provisions EXCEPT:

(A) It banned racial, gender, religious, and ethnic discrimination in employment.
(B) It removed certain voter-registration restrictions.
(C) It made segregation illegal in all public places.
(D) It allowed the federal government to sue public schools that did not desegregate.
(E) It integrated the federal government and the armed forces.
English

Choose the sentence that is NOT correctly written or that is unclear. If all sentences are correct, choose answer d.

a. His jacket is just like mine.
b. Talia went to yoga class, and that she forgot her mat.
c. Indira visits her relatives frequently.
d. No mistakes.