Limits Of Science Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Slide 3 A graph shows that grass grows best at a temperature of 25 deg. C.
    • A. 

      The temperature is the dependent variable.

    • B. 

      The growth rate is the independent variable.

    • C. 

      The growth rate is the dependent variable.

    • D. 

      The temperature is the constant.

  • 2. 
    Most data in science experiments can be graphed using which two main types of graphs?
    • A. 

      Bar graphs and point graphs

    • B. 

      Bar graphs and line graphs

    • C. 

      Line graphs and angular graphs

    • D. 

      Pie charts and cake graphs

  • 3. 
    Predicting unmeasured data by extending the line of a graph is called....
    • A. 

      Forecasting

    • B. 

      Prognostication

    • C. 

      Extrapolation

    • D. 

      Graph prediction

  • 4. 
    Slide 8 .O {font-size:149%;} When conducting science investigations, you should…
    • A. 

      Always show bias

    • B. 

      Show bias sometimes

    • C. 

      State your opinion in your theory

    • D. 

      Never show bias

  • 5. 
    Slide 9 .O {font-size:149%;} Which one of these is NOT an opinion?
    • A. 

      The sky is blue.

    • B. 

      The sky is an awesome color in the morning.

    • C. 

      The sky is too bright.

    • D. 

      The sky is spooky at night.

  • 6. 
    Slide 10 .O {font-size:149%;} Which one of these is NOT a good hypothesis?
    • A. 

      Bees cannot see purple.

    • B. 

      Purple flowers are best at attracting insects.

    • C. 

      Purple is a better color than pink.

    • D. 

      Sunlight must reflect purple light off purple objects.

  • 7. 
    Slide 11 Which one of these should never affect a scientific investigation?
    • A. 

      A stated hypothesis

    • B. 

      A religious belief

    • C. 

      The results of an experiment

    • D. 

      A data table from a series of measurements

  • 8. 
    Slide 12 In doing scientific research, ethics should never be considered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Slide 13 Which one of these is an example of technology?
    • A. 

      Research on the cause of lightning

    • B. 

      The invention of a lightning rod

    • C. 

      Studying how lightning causes thunder

    • D. 

      A study on the number of lightning strikes

  • 10. 
    Slide 14 Which one of these is the result of science, not technology?
    • A. 

      An iPod

    • B. 

      A Refrigerator

    • C. 

      A light bulb

    • D. 

      A table of data

  • 11. 
    Slide 15 Which one of these is the highest form of scientific knowledge?
    • A. 

      Scientific law

    • B. 

      Scientific hypothesis

    • C. 

      Scientific theory

    • D. 

      Scientific guess

  • 12. 
    In graphing, the axis that runs from left to right along the bottom of the graph is is the ____ axis.
    • A. 

      Horizontal

    • B. 

      Vertical

    • C. 

      Diagonal

    • D. 

      Primary