6th Period Honors Mid Term Exam 2011-2012

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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This review covers all of the information from the first half of the year.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The two main branches of Science are Natural and Social Science 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a branch of Natural Science 
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Social

  • 3. 
     The application of science to meet human needs is reffered to as
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Models

    • C. 

      Experimentation

    • D. 

      Scientific Method

  • 4. 
     Scientists must base their conclusions to experiments on observations not inferences
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A series of logical steps that is followed in order to solve a problem is called the 
    • A. 

      Scientific Method

    • B. 

      Process of Science

    • C. 

      Building a Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Making Inferences

  • 6. 
     Technology can best be defined as
    • A. 

      The application of science

    • B. 

      Building science knowledge

    • C. 

      Electronics that explain science

    • D. 

      When science becomes unusable

  • 7. 
     Scientists test a hypothesis by
    • A. 

      Conducting experiments

    • B. 

      Drawing conclusions

    • C. 

      Making observations

    • D. 

      Making inferences

  • 8. 
     A possible answer to a scientific problem is called a __________.
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Conclusion

  • 9. 
     The scientific method gives scientists a way to organize their thinking about a problem or question.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An explanation that has been tested repeatedly with experiments is called a... 
    • A. 

      Scientific Law

    • B. 

      Scientific Theory

    • C. 

      Scientific Observation

    • D. 

      Scientific Inference

  • 11. 
    A scientific ______________ describes a natural event but does not explain why the event occurred 
    • A. 

      Law

    • B. 

      Theory

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      Conclusion

  • 12. 
    Scientific theories can never be changed even when new discoveries are made 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When a scientific theory is proven it becomes a scientific law 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
     Scientists use models to represent real situations and to make _____________
    • A. 

      Predictions

    • B. 

      Inferences

    • C. 

      Money

    • D. 

      Assumptions

  • 15. 
     Scientists often use ___________________ to study complicated events or large amount sof data in order to make predictions
    • A. 

      Line Graphs

    • B. 

      Bar Graphs

    • C. 

      Pie Graphs

    • D. 

      Computer Models

  • 16. 
    Using mathematics to describe a scientific event would be considered a model 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Representation of a real event or object usually too large or small to see is called a
    • A. 

      Picture

    • B. 

      Scientific Model

    • C. 

      Display

    • D. 

      Experiment

  • 18. 
    Line graphs are most effective at displaying data that __________  
    • A. 

      Changes constantly

    • B. 

      Remain the same

    • C. 

      Compares multiple sources of data

    • D. 

      Relates a percentage to the whole

  • 19. 
    The best kind of graph to make to show the density of a number of different substances, would be a __________ __________. 
    • A. 

      Bar graph

    • B. 

      Line graph

    • C. 

      Pie Chart

    • D. 

      Computer Model

  • 20. 
    The SI base unit for time is  
    • A. 

      Seconds (s)

    • B. 

      Minutes (m)

    • C. 

      Hours (hr)

    • D. 

      Days (d)

  • 21. 
     The SI base unit for Mass is
    • A. 

      Pounds (lbs)

    • B. 

      Ounces (oz)

    • C. 

      Stones (st)

    • D. 

      Grams (g)

  • 22. 
     The SI base unit for Temperature is
    • A. 

      Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      Celsius

    • C. 

      Kelvin

    • D. 

      Candelas

  • 23. 
     The symbol for the SI base unit for length is
    • A. 

      M

    • B. 

      Cm

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      Ft

  • 24. 
     Maria is 123 centimeters (cm) tall.  Her height in meters (m) is Hint:  There are 100 cm in 1 m
    • A. 

      1.23 m

    • B. 

      123,000 m

    • C. 

      12,300 m

    • D. 

      0123 m

  • 25. 
    A loaf of bread weighs 1362 grams (g). The weight in kilograms is  Hint: There are 1000 g in 1 Kg
    • A. 

      1.362 kg

    • B. 

      1,362,000 kg

    • C. 

      .0001362 kg

    • D. 

      13.6 kg