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Which type of construction typically refers to projects that benefit a large number of people.
civil
CAD or ________ has replaced the drafting boards and pencils traditionally used in design work.
computer aided design
A scale is a ratio that compares that the _______ size of the object being drawn and its sides on the paper output.
actual
The units for the area for the floor plan are ______
square feet
The units for the perimeter of a house are ________
feet
_______ produce technical drawing for construction and manufactoring, often using a CAD system
drafters
Good hand eye foot cordination and ability to judge distance is important for a ____________
material mover equipment operator
A good way to learn to be an electrician is by _________
completing four or five years of apprenticeship program
Which of the careers requires at least a four-year college degree?
architect
The mixture of gasses that surroundes the planet is called the ________
atmosphere
Which type of construction typically refers to projects that benefit a large number of people.
civil
CAD or ________ has replaced the drafting boards and pencils traditionally used in design work.
computer aided design
A scale is a ratio that compares that the _______ size of the object being drawn and its sides on the paper output.
actual
The units for the area for the floor plan are ______
square feet
The units for the perimeter of a house are ________
feet
_______ produce technical drawing for construction and manufactoring, often using a CAD system
drafters
Good hand eye foot cordination and ability to judge distance is important for a ____________
material mover equipment operator
A good way to learn to be an electrician is by _________
completing four or five years of apprenticeship program
Which of the careers requires at least a four-year college degree?
architect
The mixture of gasses that surroundes the planet is called the ________
atmosphere
Which of the following weather elements are affected by the warming of the Earth?
temperature, air pressure, wind, and clouds
Extreme heat or extreme cold can cause ______
health problems for the very elderly and very young, dehydration in people outdoors, excess energy use to power machines, income loss for farms
A forest fire sparked by lightning is an example of how weather can affect __________
environment
Areas of the Earth that are warmer generally have lower air pressure; ones that are cooler generally have higher air pressure

T or F?
true
The movement of air is___________
wind
A warm front __________
is a boundary formed by 2 masses of air, generally brings warmer and moister air, is shown by a line with semicircles
Clouds are made up of millions of tiny water droplets. T or F?
true
In water cycle, when a cloud cannot hold any more moisture, _________ occurs
precipitation
Which of the following begin as ice crystals in a cloud with strong air currents?
hail
A hurricane is different from a tornado in that ______________________
fairly wide path, damage results mostly from flooding, air sinks in the center
Climate is the average pattern of weather that a certain place experiences over a long period of time
T or F?
True
meteorologists gather data on _____________ to study the atmosphere and its effects on the environment
air pressure, temperature, humidity, and wind velocity
A machine that combines a lever with a pully is a complex machine
T or F?
true
Work =___________
Force X Distance
The energy that pushes or pulls on a object is called the _______
force
Machines help with work by _________
ONLY...
changing direction of motion and providing mechanical advantage
An inclined plane increases the distance used to raise an object, so the force required to move the object is _____________
decreased
Another name for the pivot point of a lever is the ___________
fulcrum
The force that is applied to move the load is called the ________
effort force
Mass production is a method of manufacutring that __________
produces large quantities of products at lower cost per unit
In a factory, the main job of the production system is to __________________
assemble products
_____________ on the robot can provide feedback to the computer program about the position of the robot
sensors
manufacturing ________________
uses raw materials, consumes energy resources, produces waste material
A _________ is a list of commands used by a computer to control a robot
flowchart
A flowchart is _______________
a plan for the computer program
Which career needs the least amount of on the job training and formal education?
assembly
Which one ofthe career descriptions states the use of "the principles of mathematics, engineering, and science to solve technical problems"?
engineering technician
Which of the following are key ideas in mass production?
interchangeable parts and moving assembly lines
In a factory, the main job of the production system is to _________________
assemble products
What is the five basic design principles of Graphic Design?
(the review asked for which one is NOT... but you must know the 5 principles, okay?)
unity, balance, porportion, rhythm, and contrast
What is another name for informal balance?
asymmetrical
The main factors that define type are _________
size, font, style
A font is a collection of ___________ that share distinct characteristics
letters, symbols, numbers
The action of slanting type or an object is known as _______
skewing
The optical center where the human eye is first drawn is located _______ of the way down the design
3/8 inch
A design has good ______ when the eye movement across the design is smooth so the viewer can easily read and recall the message.
rhythm
If all of the elements of your design go together to produce a single effect, which of the following design principles have you achieved?
unity
Which career requires an understanding of math, physics, and chemistry?
photographer
For which of the following careers would you use a portfolio to show that you have the necessary talent and skills?
Visual designer, illustrator, and graphic artist/designer
telecommunication means communication that occurs __________
over a distance
In an intercommunication system, the receiver can provide _______ to the sender
feedback
A person could locate his or her position anywhere on earth using ________
navigation satellites
A communication satellite that orbits around the earth at the same speed the earth revolves means ___________
the antennas on the earth do not need to track the satellite, the satellite appears to be over the same place at earth all times, and the antennas on earth can be less expensive
An antenna is a device that _______ electromagnetic radiation that is carrying some form of information
sends or receives
Which of the following carrier frequencies can transmit information the fastest?
high frequency
Which of the following carrier frequencies could interfere with terrestrial (ground) communication systems?
mid-range frequency carrier and low frequency carrier
When did the Internet begin?
1969
The World Wide Web and a computer language called Hyper Text Markup language (HTML) allowed the Internet to display __________
text and numbers, sound, images
A person in this career may design, develop, test, improve, and supervise the making of electrical and electronic equipment
electrical engineer
A person in this career may be responsible for repairing computer equipment
computer repairer