Evaluate ((2^{0} + 4^{frac{1}{2}})^{2})

A.
(frac{1}{4}) 
B.
(frac{5}{4}) 
C.
(frac{9}{4}) 
D.
4 
E.
9
Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation
((2^{0} + 4^{frac{1}{2}})^{2})
= ((1 + (frac{1}{4})^{frac{1}{2}})^{2})
= ((1 + frac{1}{2})^{2})
= ((frac{3}{2})^{2} = frac{9}{4})