Graphing And Variables Quiz

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 1513

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Graphing Quizzes & Trivia

This assessment is designed to uncover what students know about graphing science data. It closely matches 4-6 th grade SC inquiry indicators.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is always graphed on the y axis?
    • A. 

      Manipulated variable

    • B. 

      Controlled variable

    • C. 

      Independent variable

    • D. 

      Dependent variable

    • E. 

      Dependent or independent variable

  • 2. 
    When a scientist creates a title for a line graph it should
    • A. 

      Describe the independent and dependent variables

    • B. 

      Catch the readers attention

    • C. 

      Only mention units used

    • D. 

      Be beautiful

  • 3. 
    In a scientific test or experiment, the ___________ is collected in a table before it is graphed.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Prediction

    • D. 

      Inference

  • 4. 
    The class wound their rubber bands 10, 15, and 20 times around the axles of a car they constructed.  If the class wants to study the effect of winding the rubber band on the distance the car travels, what should be plotted on the X (horizontal) axis?
    • A. 

      Rubber band temperature

    • B. 

      Distance the car traveled

    • C. 

      Speed of the car

    • D. 

      Times the rubber band is wound