Hesi Review

1. The figure below is composed of 6 equal squares. If the area of the figure is 216, find its perimeter.
Mathematics Answer Key
1. C

Passage Two
Paragraph E
The main characters in myths are usually gods or supernatural heroes. As sacred stories, myths are often endorsed by rulers and priests and closely linked to religion. In the society in which it is told, a myth is usually regarded as a true account of the remote past. In fact, many societies have two categories of traditional narrative—(1) "true stories", or myths, and (2) "false stories", or fables. Myths generally take place in a primordial age, when the world had not yet achieved its current form. They explain how the world gained its current form and how customs, institutions, and taboos were established. Closely related to myth are legend and folktale. Myths, legends, and folktales are different types of traditional story. Unlike myths, folktales can take place at any time and any place, and they are not considered true or sacred even by the societies that tell them. Like myths, legends are stories that are traditionally considered true; however, they are set in a more recent time, when the world was much as it is today. Also, legends generally feature humans as their main characters, whereas myths generally focus on superhuman characters.
11. Paragraph E makes it clear that:

A: Myths were discouraged by rulers, because it was believed that these stories diminished their power.
B: Myths were true stories handed down, and they played a big part in religions and politics.
C: Myths can take place in any time period and explains current world phenomenon.
D: Priests and religions frowned on myths as superstition and false stories intended to tempt man.
12. In Paragraph E it is possible to infer:

A: Folktales are set back in a time far past, before civilization covered the earth.
B: Legends have been used to help mankind explain most customs, rules, and how the world...