Kevlar

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Kevlar
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Which is not a product that has been made with Kevlar?
Bungee jumping cords
Tennis racquets
Brake pads
Body armor
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When was the first bulletproof vest invented?
1990
1975
2006
1964
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For which of the following characteristics is Kevlar known?
Heat resistance
Strength
Durability
All of the above
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Who is credited with inventing Kevlar?
Richard Armellino
Robert Kevlar
Stephanie Kwolek
None of the above
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Which caused the search for a fabric like Kevlar?
A shortage in the gasoline supply
The want of better musical instruments
A desire to protect police officers
The need to replace asbestos
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A vest made of 15 layers of Kevlar with no steel plates could stop ALL BUT WHICH?
Handgun rounds
Shotgun pellets
Rifle rounds
It could stop all of the above
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Why did people begin using asbestos in buildings?
It was very heavy.
It was extremely durable.
It was poisonous to insects.
It was resistant to fire.
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According to the article, how many American police officers wear bulletproof vests daily?
1,000
2,000
Over half
Almost all of them
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How much stronger is Kevlar than steel?
As strong
200 times as strong
Five times as strong
Half as strong
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What product was Kwolek trying to improve when she invented Kevlar?
Armor
Tires
Brake pads
Milk
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