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1 CGN 3501 REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TEST NO. 1- SET NO. 1 Fall 2010 UNITS AND PREFIXES 1. What are the SI (International System) units for length, mass, force, pressure and energy, and the corresponding standardized symbols for these units? What are the American (old English) units for these measurements? 2. What are the standardized prefixes for 10 9 , 10 6 , 10 3 , 10 -2 , 10 -3 , 10 -6 and 10 -9 ? 3. How many grams (g) are equal to one pound mass (lbm)? How many centimeters (cm) are equal to one inch (in)? How many newtons (N) are equal to one pound force (lbf)? 4. What is the density of water in both units? 5. Know how to convert the American units of density (lb/ft 3 ), pressure (lb/in 2 ), energy (ft-lb) into the corresponding SI units, and vice versa. AGGREGATES FOR PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE 1. What are the three major types of rock and how were they formed? What are the differences between intrusive igneous and extrusive igneous rocks? Give an example for each type of rock.

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