VCR LESSON 7 PRESENTATION

Zach Whitacre

FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE CORRECT WORD FROM LESSON 7

Anyone who takes on AP English as well as APUSH must be a ________ or they will get left behind.









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THE WORD

DYNAMO

n. an electric generator

n. an extremely forceful, energetic, or hardworking person


ITS ROOTS

dunamis <G. "power"

dunasthai <G. "to be able," "to have strength"

SYNONYMS

-generator

-achiever

-"busy body"

ANTONYMS

-resistor

-lethargic

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

-the principle allowing electromagnetic generators to operate was discovered in the years of 1831–1832 by Michael Faraday

-produces DC current with the use of a commutator

- the alternator in your car is a dynamo

CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE WHERE THE WORD IN BOLD FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY

a) Joey's younger brother Isaac is a dynamo; He's always bouncing off the walls whenever I'm over there.

b) I advise everyone in Florida to have a dynamo before Hurricane season that way they are prepared when the power goes out.

c) Anyone that survives junior year with a 4.0 unweighted must be dynamic.

d) The bully was a dynamo, relying on his size to get him what he wanted.

THE CORRECT ANSWER IS C

Though dynamic is a word, it is not a form of the word dynamo.