GST 105

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History & Philosophy of Sciecne


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Scientist, sense

    • B. 

      Sciential, knowledge

    • C. 

      Scientia, Knowledge

    • D. 

      Knowledge, scientia

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not true about the definition of Science
    • A. 

      Method for acquiring knowledge

    • B. 

      Body of knowledge

    • C. 

      Studying and understanding the world

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The bodies of knowledge generally regarded as  science include  chemistry, biology, physics, ................., ..........................., ..........................
    • A. 

      Philosophy, psychology, medicine, literature

    • B. 

      Pharmacy, agriculture, geography, science

    • C. 

      Medicine, Biology, physics, phylosophy

    • D. 

      Mathematics, microbiology, pharmacy, medicine

  • 4. 
    The two branches of  science, which are ............... & .................. sciences, use what is called the scientific  method
    • A. 

      Formal and extrinsic

    • B. 

      Empirical and formal

    • C. 

      Empirical and intrinsic

    • D. 

      Intrinsic and extrinsic

  • 5. 
    Formal sciences include mathematics, ................, ..........................., and statistics
    • A. 

      Logic, theoretical methodology

    • B. 

      Theoretical physics, logic

    • C. 

      Logic, biology

    • D. 

      Theoretical physics,

  • 6. 
    Select 2 answers that fits best to the question below: Formal sciences have 2 types of character, which are
    • A. 

      Formal character

    • B. 

      Informal character

    • C. 

      Inductive character

    • D. 

      Deductive character

  • 7. 
    Science is said to be formal if its contents, arguments   and procedures obey certain rules, then the result and conclusions   of   such sciences are valid and authentic only if they conform to those rules. This statement is 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Empirical sciences include
  • 9. 
    Sense  perception objects, which are the subject of empirical sciences, include the
  • 10. 
    Objects which cannot be perceived by the senses include values such as 
  • 11. 
    All but one of these are sub-branches of Natural sciences
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Microbiology

    • C. 

      Physical sciences

    • D. 

      Pharmacognosy

  • 12. 
    The discipline under Social sciece include
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutics

    • B. 

      Anthropology

    • C. 

      Biophysics

    • D. 

      Economics and physiology

  • 13. 
    The Israeli Curriculum have been able to integrate or articulate both science and other subjects as one theme called 
    • A. 

      Refraction, Reflection and Dispersion

    • B. 

      Light an Darkness

    • C. 

      Light and Shadow

    • D. 

      Geometrical transformation

  • 14. 
    Among those things called non-science are religion, imagination, ...... ,.......... & .......
    • A. 

      Arts, muslim, biology

    • B. 

      Mysticism, common sense, arts

    • C. 

      Physics, metaphysics, arts

    • D. 

      Science, mysticism, no sense

  • 15. 
    The difference between religion and science is that, the formal is concerned with worship of the supernatural;while latter is ........
    • A. 

      Traditional believes

    • B. 

      Culture of the society

    • C. 

      Nature and its existence of man

    • D. 

      Nature and natural phenomena and objects

  • 16. 
    ........... are said to be subjective, unverifiable, non-factual, not objective, not systematic and not quantifiable (that is measurable)
    • A. 

      Subjective science

    • B. 

      Pure sciense

    • C. 

      No -science

    • D. 

      Non-sciences

  • 17. 
    Check any two (2) that is correct. In general, science is said to be objective, .......... & ..............
    • A. 

      Subjective & objective

    • B. 

      Subjective

    • C. 

      Reliable

    • D. 

      Systematic

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is sequentially correct about scientific method
    • A. 

      Observation, problem definition, hypothesis, experimentation, conclusion & theory

    • B. 

      Observation, problem definition, experimentation, hypothesis, conclusion & theory

    • C. 

      Observation, problem definition, experimentation, theory, hypothesis, & conclusion

    • D. 

      Problem definition, observation, experimentation, theory, hypothesis, & conclusion

  • 19. 
    Observations can also be classified
    • A. 

      Passive and active

    • B. 

      Induced and passive

    • C. 

      Spontaneous and passive

    • D. 

      Induced and active

  • 20. 
    ................... is the scientific stage that involves in seemingly quite unscientific procedure of guessing
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Problem definition

    • C. 

      Experimentation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is by far the hardest part of the scientific method
    • A. 

      Hypothesis formulation

    • B. 

      Experimentation

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    When a hypothesis is confirmed through experimentation, it becomes a ...............
    • A. 

      Theory

    • B. 

      Experimentation

    • C. 

      Hypothsis

    • D. 

      Conclusion

  • 23. 
    Theories that have proved to be universally valid and have a high degree of probability are called  
    • A. 

      Universal law

    • B. 

      Natural laws

    • C. 

      Gravitational law

    • D. 

      First law

  • 24. 
    The progressive change of living things through time is known as
    • A. 

      Revolution

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Evaluation

    • D. 

      Evolution

  • 25. 
    Among the scientist, who clearly declared his belief that each kind of animal and plant had remained unchanged from the day it was created
    • A. 

      John Dalton

    • B. 

      Johnson and Raven

    • C. 

      John Darwin

    • D. 

      John Ray

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