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The following sample questions do not appear on an actual CLEP examination. They are intended to give potential test-takers an indication of the format and difficulty level of the examination and provide content for practice and review. For more sample questions and information about the test, see the CLEP Official Study Guide.

Question 4 of 8

Which of the following is true about the temperature of liquid water in a lake that has frozen over during the winter?

  • A.

    The coldest water can be found at the lake bottom.

  • B.

    The coldest water can be found at middle depths.

  • C.

    The warmest water can be found at the lake bottom.

  • D.

    The warmest water can be found at middle depths.

  • E.

    The warmest water can be found just beneath the ice.

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