A moving billiard ball strikes a stationary identical billiard ball straight through its center. In order for the two billiard balls to have a perfectly elastic collision, the ball originally moving must stop. This is because es )
A) the conservation of energy can only occur this way.
B) the conservation of momentum can only occur this way.
C) the first ball cannot supply a torque to the second ball.
D) the first ball must transfer all of its momentum and kinetic energy to the
Which description is an example of an allegory?
A. S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders deals with the danger of the stereotypes as well as the power of love between brothers in the world of a teenager.
B. William Spenser’s The Faerie Queene follows the quests of several knights who seek to better themselves, but it symbolically gives honor to Queen Elizabeth I and her kingdom.
C. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin tells the story of 16 heirs to a large inheritance who must discover their benefactor’s killer in order to inherit the money.
D. A Separate Peace by John Knowles deals with the heartache and confusion of growing up as well as the impact of friends and enemies on a person’s life.
What will you get out of using the reading process?
A. An understanding of the meaning of a text
B. The knowledge of the meaning of every word in a text
C. The ability to remember everything you read
D. The ability to read a text straight through without stopping
Then he turned his back on me, and went on talking to his wife; and I knew what that meant, too. I was not the kind of morsel he was after. The typhoid had served me well enough in one way: it kept that kind of gentleman at arm’s-length.
What does the narrator mean when she refers to Mr. Brympton as “that kind of gentleman”?
She does not trust Mr. Brympton.
She believes Mr. Brympton to be impatient.
She thinks Mr. Brympton is too critical.
She does not think Mr. Brympton is handsome.