Getting Ready For Science

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Getting Ready For Science

4th grade science study test for Bowling's science classes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A condition that is NOT changed in a scientific investigation is called a/an  __________________
    • A. 

      Variable

    • B. 

      Constant

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Experiment

  • 2. 
    A scientific investigation in which one variable is changed and all the others are kept the same is a/an ______________________
    • A. 

      Controlled experiment

    • B. 

      Scientific method

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Constant

  • 3. 
    A set of steps designed to test a specific hypothesis is a/an
    • A. 

      Scientific method

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Standard

    • D. 

      Experiment

  • 4. 
    A statement of what you think will happen in an experiment and why is called a/an ______________________
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Constant

    • C. 

      Scientific method

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

  • 5. 
    An untested conclusion based on observations in a/an _______________________
    • A. 

      Inference

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Variable

    • D. 

      Scientific method

  • 6. 
    A tool with several lenses that can magnify an object many times is a/an _________________.
    • A. 

      Magnifying lens

    • B. 

      Bug box

    • C. 

      Microscope

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 7. 
    The set of steps scientists follow to figure out how things work and affect each other is the ______________________
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Scientific method

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Controlled experiment

  • 8. 
    An accepted measure is a/an __________________
    • A. 

      Standard measure

    • B. 

      Variable measure

    • C. 

      Constant measure

    • D. 

      Inferred measure

  • 9. 
    An element in an experiment that can be changed is a/an _________________
    • A. 

      Experiment

    • B. 

      Constant

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 10. 
    The amount of space a liquid takes up is its ___________________
    • A. 

      Height

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Width

    • D. 

      Length

  • 11. 
    A ruler, a flexible  tape measure and a meter stick are all tools for __________________
    • A. 

      Measurings volume

    • B. 

      Measuring length

    • C. 

      Measuring weight

    • D. 

      Measuring temperature

  • 12. 
    Graduated cylinders, beakers, and droppers are all tools for _________________ of liquids
    • A. 

      Measuring volume

    • B. 

      Measuring length

    • C. 

      Measuring weight

    • D. 

      Measuring temperature

  • 13. 
    A thermometer is a tool used for _____________________________
    • A. 

      Measuring volume

    • B. 

      Measuring length

    • C. 

      Measuring weight

    • D. 

      Measuring temperature

  • 14. 
    Mass can be measured by using a ________________________
    • A. 

      Graduated cylinder

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Ruler

    • D. 

      Pan balance

  • 15. 
    The pull of gravity on an object can be measured by a _________________________.
    • A. 

      Spring scale

    • B. 

      Meter stick

    • C. 

      Dropper

    • D. 

      Microscope

  • 16. 
    The tool for observing that magnifies objects several times is a/an _________________________
    • A. 

      Magnifying lens

    • B. 

      Bug box

    • C. 

      Microscope

    • D. 

      Glass

  • 17. 
    The tool for observing that makes objects appear larger is a/an ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Glass

    • B. 

      Microscope

    • C. 

      Bug box

    • D. 

      Magnifying lens

  • 18. 
    A tool used for observing live insects is a _____________________.
    • A. 

      Microscope

    • B. 

      Magnifying lens

    • C. 

      Bug box

    • D. 

      Glass

  • 19. 
    Tweezers and forceps are tools used for __________________.
    • A. 

      Measuring

    • B. 

      Handling

    • C. 

      Observing

    • D. 

      Classifying

  • 20. 
    When you use your senses to gather information, you are _____________________.
    • A. 

      Observing

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Predicting

    • D. 

      Comparing

  • 21. 
    When you observe and form an untested conclusion based on your observations, you are _____________________.
    • A. 

      Observing

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Predicting

    • D. 

      Comparing

  • 22. 
    When you describe the ways things are alike and ways they are different, you are ___________________.
    • A. 

      Observing

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Predicting

    • D. 

      Comparing

  • 23. 
    When you use your knowledge to guess what will happen next, you are ________________________.
    • A. 

      Observing

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Predicting

    • D. 

      Comparing