Honors Biology Quiz 1

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Quiz over experiments and properties of water.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I tell you that a plant should take 7 days to sprout in your experiment. This is a form of bias.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You design an experiment to test the effectiveness of commercial fertilizers. You plant 4 tomato seeds. One seed you plant in regular potting soil. The other three you plant in potting soil each with a differnt type of commerical fertilizer. You water and keep it under light the same amount. You measure each plant every day after it germinantes to record the height. You do this every day for a month. Which of the following is the dependent variable in this experiment?
    • A. 

      The height of the plants

    • B. 

      The plants in the different types of fertilizer

    • C. 

      The plant in the potting soil

    • D. 

      The soil type

  • 3. 
    You design an experiment to test the effectiveness of commercial fertilizers. You plant 4 tomato seeds. One seed you plant in regular potting soil. The other three you plant in potting soil each with a differnt type of commerical fertilizer. You water and keep it under light the same amount. You measure each plant every day after it germinantes to record the height. You do this every day for a month. Which of the following is the control (group) in this experiment?
    • A. 

      The height of the plants

    • B. 

      The plants in the different types of fertilizer

    • C. 

      The plant in the potting soil

    • D. 

      The soil type

  • 4. 
    You design an experiment to test the effectiveness of commercial fertilizers. You plant 4 tomato seeds. One seed you plant in regular potting soil. The other three you plant in potting soil each with a differnt type of commerical fertilizer. You water and keep it under light the same amount. You measure each plant every day after it germinantes to record the height. You do this every day for a month. Which of the following is the independent variable in this experiment?
    • A. 

      The height of the plants

    • B. 

      The plants in the different types of fertilizer

    • C. 

      The plant in the potting soil

    • D. 

      The soil type

  • 5. 
    You design an experiment to test the effectiveness of commercial fertilizers. You plant 4 tomato seeds. One seed you plant in regular potting soil. The other three you plant in potting soil each with a differnt type of commerical fertilizer. You water and keep it under light the same amount. You measure each plant every day after it germinantes to record the height. You do this every day for a month. Which of the following is ther experimental group in this experiment?
    • A. 

      The height of the plants

    • B. 

      The plants in the different types of fertilizer

    • C. 

      The plant in the potting soil

    • D. 

      The soil type

  • 6. 
    Students are conducting an experiment to determine if sugars are present in foods. They heat a test tube containing a sugar solution in a beaker of water. Which of these is an unsafe laboratory practice in this experiment?
    • A. 

      Heating the sugar solution in a closed test tube

    • B. 

      Rinsing hands with water after handling the materials

    • C. 

      Using a test tube clamp to hold the test tube

    • D. 

      Wearing safety goggles while heating the sugar solution

  • 7. 
    To test the effectiveness of a new medicine, a drug company performed a study. Researchers from the company gave pills that contained the new medicine to one group of patients; they gave pills that did not contain any medicine to another group of patients. Why were the patients not told which type of pill they were taking?
    • A. 

      To keep patients from becoming angry

    • B. 

      To prevent bias when collecting data

    • C. 

      To prevent errors when collecting data

    • D. 

      To keep patients from dropping out of the study

  • 8. 
    The ability of water to heat up and cool down slowly. It's responsible for coastal towns having a more even temperature and coastal sea/land breezes.
    • A. 

      Surface tension

    • B. 

      Cohesion

    • C. 

      Capillary action

    • D. 

      High heat capacity

  • 9. 
    One of the properties of water shown in the James Bond demo.
    • A. 

      Surface tension

    • B. 

      Cohesion

    • C. 

      Capillary action

    • D. 

      High heat capacity

  • 10. 
    The propery of water that allows animals, such as the water strider and Jesus Christ lizard, to walk on water.
    • A. 

      Surface tension

    • B. 

      Cohesion

    • C. 

      Capillary action

    • D. 

      High heat capacity

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