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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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