It is theoretically possible that bacteria developed on Mars early in its history and that some were carried to Earth by a meteorite. However, strains of bacteria from different planets would probably have substantial differences in protein structure that would persist over time, and no t...
Eurasian watermilfoil, a weed not native to Frida Lake, has reproduced prolifically since being accidentally introduced there. In order to eliminate the weed, biologists proposed treating infested parts of the lake with a certain herbicide that is nontoxic for humans and aquatic animals. ...
Fact: Asthma, a bronchial condition, is much less common ailment than hay fever, an allergic inflammation of the nasal passages.Fact: Over 95 percent of people who have asthma also suffer from hay fever. If the information given as facts above is true, which of the following must also be t...
Aroca City currently funds its public schools through taxes on property. In place of this system, the city plans to introduce a sales tax of three percent on all retail sales in the city. Critics protest that three percent of current retail sales falls short of the amount raised for scho...
In each of the past five years, Barraland’s prison population has increased. Yet, according to official government statistics, for none of those years has there been either an increase in the number of criminal cases brought to trial, or an increase in the rate at which convictions have...
According to a recent poll, owning and living in a freestanding house on its own land is still a goal of a majority of young adults, like that of earlier generations.
In 2000, a mere two dozen products accounted for half the increase in spending on prescription drugs, a phenomenon that is explained not just because of more expensive drugs but by the fact that doctors are writing many more prescriptions for higher-cost drugs.
According to scientists who monitored its path, an expanding cloud of energized particles ejected from the Sun recently triggered a large storm in the magnetic field that surrounds Earth, which brightened the Northern Lights and also possibly knocking out a communications satellite.
Often visible as smog, ozone is formed in the atmosphere from hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides, two major pollutants emitted by automobiles, react with sunlight.
Salt deposits and moisture threaten to destroy the Mohenjo-Daro excavation in Pakistan, the site of an ancient civilization that flourished at the same time as the civilizations in the Nile Delta and the river valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates.
Which of the following, if true, would most strengthen The author's conclusion about the use of wage and price controls?
The primary purpose of the passage is to
The passage suggests that the high inflation in the United States and many European countries in the 1980's differed from inflation elsewhere in which of the following ways?
Which of the following best describes the function of the second paragraph in the passage as a whole?
The passage mentions which of the following as a basic consideration in administering minority-business funding programs?
It can be inferred that the "ownership gap" (see highlighted text) would be narrowed if which of the following were to occur?
According to the passage, in 1970 funding to minority entrepreneurs focused primarily on which of the following?
According to the passage, which of the following is true of comparable worth as a policy?
It can be inferred from the passage that application of “other mandate” (see highlighted text) would be unlikely to result in an outcome satisfactory to the female employees in which of ...
Which of the following best describes an application of the principles of comparable worth as they are described in the passage?
According to the passage, which of the following was true of most villages in seventeenth-century England?
It can be inferred from the passage that the author of the passage considers Allen's "discovery" (see highlighted text) to be
The passage suggests that Professor Clive Holmes would most likely agree with which of the following statements?
It can be inferred that the author of the passage considers Allen's research on seventeenth-century Massachusetts colonies to be
According to the passage, the studies referred to in line 12 reported which of the following about the effect of price on consumers’ perception of the performance risk associated wit...
Manufacturers rate batteries in watt-hours; if they rate the watt-hour higher, the longer the battery can be&n...
Information in the passage suggests that David Pearce would most readily endorse which of the following statements concerning monetization?
According to the passage, Daily sees monetization as an indication of which of the following?
Which of the following most clearly represents an example of an“ecological service" as that term is used ?（highlight）
Which of the following can be inferred from the passage concerning the environmentalists mentioned ? （highlight）