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Prefix that means "below". (e.g. infrared)
a) infra b) ultra c) super d) longi
Prefix that means "light".
a) graph b) trans c) longi d) photo
Word root that refers to "heat".
a) petro b) leum c) thermo d) dynamics
Word root that refers to "water".
a) hydro b) petro c) geo d) bio
Meaning of "kinesis".
a) motion b) energy c) friction d) forces
Prefix meaning one-thousandth (10^-3)
a) deci b) centi c) milli d) nano
Prefix meaning "small" (10^-6)
a) deci b) milli c) micro d) nano
Word root meaning to "measure".
a) metri b) kinesis c) mechanics d) ics
Prefix that means "beyond". (e.g. ultraviolet)
a) infra b) ultra c) trans d) electro
A "nanometer" is _____ meter(s).
a) 10^9 (one billion) b) 10^3 (one thousand) c) 10^-6 (one millionth) of a d) 10^-9 (one billionth) of a
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