Quick quiz.NEWS SPECIAL.: MADAM SPEAKER, PAGE 6
* Decide whether each sentence is true, false, or an opinion. Write your answer on the blank line (Print.) a vacant space of the breadth of a line, on a printed page; a line of quadrats.
See also: Blank provided.
--1. Nancy Pelosi is second in line to the presidency.
--2. As Speaker, Pelosi sets the agenda for the Senate.
--3. The issues of energy independence and global warming global warming, the gradual increase of the temperature of the earth's lower atmosphere as a result of the increase in greenhouse gases since the Industrial Revolution. should be a very high priority for the Congress.
--4. If anything were to happen to the Speaker, the Vice President would move into the job.
--5. Pelosi should communicate more with Republican lawmakers.
USA: JOBS IN YOUR FUTURE, PAGES 8-9
* Write the letter of the correct answer on the line before each question.
--6. The science of creating and using objects as tiny as one billionth of a meter is called what?
A. isometrics isometrics
--7. Biomedicine biomedicine /bio·med·i·cine/ (bi?o-med´i-sin) clinical medicine based on the principles of the natural sciences (biology, biochemistry, etc.).biomed´ical
1. is a science that studies what?
A. how doctors will treat diseases of the future
B. how organisms withstand environmental stress
C. how to build tiny tools and medications
D. illnesses caused by changes in climate
--8. What is outsourcing?
A. drilling for oil in international waters
B. moving factories closer to corporate headquarters
C. moving jobs to places with lower labor costs
D. shipping goods from one country to another
--9. Good people skills and a sense of adventure are requirements for which type of work? A. biomedicine
B. robot design
C. space tourism
D. video-game development
--10. According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. experts, earning a "livable wage" in the future will require what?
A. college degree
B. good people skills
C. high school diploma A high school diploma is a diploma awarded for the completion of high school. In the United States and Canada, it is considered the minimum education required for government jobs and higher education. An equivalent is the GED.
D. medical training
WORLD: THE NEW VIETNAM, PAGES 10-13
* Put the events below into correct chronological order by writing the appropriate number (1st-5th) in front of each.
--11. Vietnam's Communist leaders loosen restrictions on businesses and the economy
--12. The Vietnam War Vietnam War, conflict in Southeast Asia, primarily fought in South Vietnam between government forces aided by the United States and guerrilla forces aided by North Vietnam. ends.
--13. The U.S. sends military advisers to South Vietnam.
--14. U.S. troops withdraw from Vietnam
--15. Vietcong guerrillas begin attacking South Vietnam.
AMERICAN HISTORY: MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE: PHOTO JOURNALIST, PAGES 14-17
* Use a word from this list to correctly complete each sentence.
Emmett Chapman, cancer, concentration camp, Jimmy Doolittle, Fortune magazine, Life magazine, Henry Luce, malaria, military base, Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease or Parkinsonism, degenerative brain disorder first described by the English surgeon James Parkinson in 1817. When there is no known cause, the disease usually appears after age 40 and is referred to as Parkinson's disease. , People magazine, the Vietnam War, World War I, World War II
16. Bourke-White's big break came when she was hired by magazine publisher--
17. Bourke-White's photograph of Fort Peck Dam Fort Peck Dam, 21,430 ft (6,531 m) long and 250 ft (76 m) high, on the Missouri River, NE Mont.; one of the world's largest earth-filled dams. The dam was built (1933–40) by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a flood-control and navigation-improvement project. was on the cover of the first issue of--
18. Bourke-White went along on dangerous military missions as a correspondent during--
19. Bourke-White was with U.S. troops in April 1945, when they liberated a Nazi--
20. Bourke-White had to give up photography when she became ill with--