# Graphing And Variables Quiz

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 1531  Settings  This assessment is designed to uncover what students know about graphing science data. It closely matches 4-6 th grade SC inquiry indicators.

• 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.

• 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

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