Ultimate Quiz On Scientific Control & Experiment

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A controlled variable is one that is used as a standard of comparison for checking results of an experiment and kept constant throughout an experiment and is the basis for every decision after an experiment. Scientific control is an experiment that is designed to minimize the effects of variables other than independent variables. Take the test and learn more!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is scientific control designed for?
    • A. 

      Minimize the effect of variables

    • B. 

      Make proper findings

    • C. 

      Maximise the effect of variables

    • D. 

      Find out about variables

  • 2. 
    What is increased in the  process of scientific control?
    • A. 

      Reliability of results

    • B. 

      Understanding of terms

    • C. 

      Unreliability of results

    • D. 

      Reliability of occurrences

  • 3. 
    Which of these if scientific control connected with?
    • A. 

      Scientific method

    • B. 

      Scientific problem

    • C. 

      Scientific situations

    • D. 

      Scientific findings

  • 4. 
    What does scientific control eliminates?
    • A. 

      Alternate explanations of experimental results

    • B. 

      Alternate problems of experimental results

    • C. 

      Alternate explanations of measures of control

    • D. 

      Alternate problems of measures of control

  • 5. 
    What is a major feature of many controls?
    • A. 

      They are specific to the type of experiment being performed

    • B. 

      They are not properly detailed unless more effort is placed

    • C. 

      They are prone to mislead

    • D. 

      They are based on findings

  • 6. 
    What kind of markers are used in SDS-PAGE experiments?
    • A. 

      Molecular markers

    • B. 

      Atomical markers

    • C. 

      Scientific markers

    • D. 

      Professional markers

  • 7. 
    What is the consequence of using and selecting the proper control measures?
    • A. 

      They are always valid

    • B. 

      They result in more problem

    • C. 

      They make work slower

    • D. 

      It aids proper results

  • 8. 
    What is a major reason why people might not use the proper control measures?
    • A. 

      It is very difficult

    • B. 

      It wastes time

    • C. 

      It gives doubted results

    • D. 

      It is not always the best

  • 9. 
    Control measures are often important when confounding factors cannot easily?
    • A. 

      Be separated

    • B. 

      Be known

    • C. 

      Be understood

    • D. 

      Be noticed

  • 10. 
    What other treatment is added to control for dilutant?
    • A. 

      Dilutant alone

    • B. 

      Dilutant isn't always needed

    • C. 

      Dilutant control

    • D. 

      Other scientific controls are available