PSAE ACT Practice Science Test

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PSAE ACT Practice
Test III ACT 64-E
P1 1
P1 2
P1 3
P1 4
P1 5
PII 6
PII 7
PII 8
PII 9
PII 10
PIII 11
or
PIII 12
Trials
3 and 5
J
PIII 13
Experiment 2
Flat-tasting beverage
Roll time of the can of beverage increased.
PIII 14
Again they set the can aside. Two hours later
they found the roll time of the can before and
immediately after shaking it (Trial 5). The
results are shown in Table 2.
Experiment 3
They shook the bottle, causing bubbles to form,
and set the bottle aside. Fifteen minutes later,
some bubbles were still visible, but after 2
hours, no bubbles could be seen.
PIII 15
Suppose that in Experiment 2, two hours
after the completion of Trial 5, the
students had measured the roll time of
the can of liquid without first shaking the
can. Based on the results of Trials 4 and
5, the roll time would most likely have
been:
less than 1.86 sec.
PIII 16
Based on the results of Trials 3-5 and
Experiment 3, if the students had added
1L of the flat-tasting beverage to one of
the empty aluminum cans, sealed the
can, and shaken it, how long would it
most likely have taken for the number of
bubbles in the beverage to become too
few to affect the roll time?
Between 15 min and 2 hr
PIV 17
PIV 18
Where does photosynthesis take place?
Chloroplasts
PIV 19
400 nm
430 nm
670 nm
630 nm
700 nm
PIV 20
6 C O2 + 12 H2O + energy  C6H12O6 + 6 O2 + 6 H2O
Glucose
PIV 21
PV 22
In Experiment 1, the density of ethanol was found to
be:
PV 23
Based on the results
of Experiments 13, the density of
PA-11 is most
likely:
between 0.999g/mL
and 1.05 g/mL
PV 24
67.54
1.35
PV 25
 This question needs to be addressed.
PV 26
 In Experiments 1 and 2, the students
tared the graduated cylinder in each trial
so they could more easily determine:
F. The mass of the substances added to
the graduated cylinder.
PV 27
A student claimed that polycarbonate is
more dense than PA-6. Do the results of
Experiments 1-3 support his claim?
B. Yes, because in Liquid 8, polycarbonate
stayed at the bottom and PA-6 rose.
PVI 28
In Experiment 1, which
of the bacterial
species fermented
lactose?
PVI 29
In Experiment 2,
Synergism occurs
when 2 bacterial
species act together
to ferment a sugar.
Suppose that in
Experiment 2 both
Species B and
Species C had been
added to a large test
tube containing
lactose broth. Which
of the following
would most likely
depict the results?
PVI 30
PVI 31
What is the evidence from
Experiments 1 and 2 that
Species C and D acted
synergistically in Experiment 2?
PVI 32
PVI 33
Is the hypothesis that Species A
and Species C acted
synergistically supported by the
results of Experiment 2?
No, because neither
acid nor CO2 was
produced from
lactose..
PVII 34
Which of the following statements is most
consistent with the DNA Hypothesis? The
amount of DNA will generally increase
from cell type to cell type as the number
of:
H. Chromosomes in the nucleus increase
from cell type to cell type.
PVII 35
By referring to the observation
that DNA is found exclusively
in the nucleus while proteins
are found throughout the cell,
the scientists supporting the
DNA Hypothesis implies that
genes are made only of DNA
because which of the
following are also found only
in the nucleus?
D. Chromosomes
PVII 36
According to the passage, a similarity between
DNA and proteins is that both types of
molecules:
J. Are composed
of smaller
subunits
PVII 37
According to the Protein Hypothesis, which of
the following observations provides the
strongest evidence that genes are NOT
composed of DNA?
A. DNA is composed of only 4 types of
nucleotides.
PVII 38
Mitochondria are organelles located in the
cytoplasm that are responsible for energy
transformation in a cell. After the 1940s, it
was observed that mitochondria contain their
own genes. This observation contradicts
evidence stated in which hypothesis?
F. The DNA Hypothesis, because if genes are
made of DNA, the observation would show
that DNA is present outside the nucleus.
PVII 39
 The scientist who describes the DNA
Hypothesis implies that the Protein
Hypothesis is weakened by which of the
following observations?
 B. For a given organism, the amount of
protein in different types of cells is not the
same.
PVII 40

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