Biology Test One-scientific Method And Metric System

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This is a quiz on my first test in Biology. It is on the metric system and the scientific method.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is a control variable important?
    • A. 

      It is the only variable that you can change

    • B. 

      It is the outcome of the experiment

    • C. 

      It ensures the results of the experiment are due to the independent variable

    • D. 

      It ensures the results are due to the dependent variable

  • 2. 
    How do researchers design experiments?
  • 3. 
    What is the seven steps in the scientific method?
  • 4. 
    What is an example of an control variable?
    • A. 

      Amount of water

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Plant growth

  • 5. 
    What is a scientific theory?
  • 6. 
    Standard unit of mass?
    • A. 

      Liter

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Gram

    • D. 

      Kilo

  • 7. 
    What is the dependent variable?
    • A. 

      Sun light

    • B. 

      The observed outcome

    • C. 

      Plant growth

    • D. 

      Water

  • 8. 
    Prefix of deci?
    • A. 

      10/1

    • B. 

      10/8

    • C. 

      10/4

    • D. 

      10/9

  • 9. 
    Standard unit of volume?
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Gram

    • C. 

      Liter

    • D. 

      Centi

  • 10. 
    What is the standard unit of length?
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Liter

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 11. 
    The metric system is based on what?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      100

  • 12. 
    Experimental group is what?
    • A. 

      The factor that changes

    • B. 

      Objects exposed to the variable under investigation

    • C. 

      The observed outcome

    • D. 

      The dependent variable

  • 13. 
    What is the control group?
    • A. 

      Used as a standard for comparison against one or more groups

    • B. 

      The factor that changes

    • C. 

      The variable

  • 14. 
    What is a variable?
    • A. 

      A condition that cant change

    • B. 

      A condition that can change

    • C. 

      The control group

  • 15. 
    Prefix of centi?
    • A. 

      10/5

    • B. 

      10/2

    • C. 

      10/9

    • D. 

      10/1

  • 16. 
    Prefix of milli?
    • A. 

      10/3

    • B. 

      10/5

    • C. 

      10/1

    • D. 

      10/7

  • 17. 
    Prefix of micro?
    • A. 

      10/8

    • B. 

      10/3

    • C. 

      10/6

    • D. 

      10/5

  • 18. 
    Prefix of nano?
    • A. 

      10/2

    • B. 

      10/5

    • C. 

      10/9

    • D. 

      10/7

  • 19. 
    List the components of an experiment
  • 20. 
    What is the dependent variable?
    • A. 

      The factors that do not change

    • B. 

      The observed outcome

    • C. 

      The expected results

    • D. 

      The factors that change

  • 21. 
    How do you test a hypothesis?
    • A. 

      Make systematic observations, build models, conduct experiments

    • B. 

      Make a chart, essay or write a book

    • C. 

      Research

  • 22. 
    What is natural selection?
  • 23. 
    What is a hypothesis?
    • A. 

      A test question

    • B. 

      A fact

    • C. 

      A testable explanation of the observations

  • 24. 
    What is an observation?
  • 25. 
    What is science?
    • A. 

      Anything that u can study

    • B. 

      The systematic observation of natural events