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  • What is chromatography?
  • What types of chromatography exist?
  • What is the purpose of chromatography?
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The word “chromatography” comes from the Greek words “chroma” and “graphe,” which together mean “___________________.”

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  • Who wrote “1984”?
  • What was “1984” about?
  • Will “1984” come true?
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In “1984,” the main character, Winston, lives in a state called ______________.

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  • Who was Rembrandt? 
  • What kind of art did Rembrandt make?
  • What are some of Rembrandt’s most famous works?
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Which Rembrandt painting has been missing since 1990?

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  • What is culture?
  • Does culture ever change?
  • What is ethnocentrism?
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The attitude that your own culture is superior to all others is called __________________.

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  • How do waterslides work?
  • What are the world’s most popular waterslides?
  • Are waterslides safe?
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A steeper slope will ___________ the speed of the ride down a waterslide.

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