Mid Term Exam 2010-2011

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Science Exam


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  • 1. 
    Science and Technology are interdependent of each other means
    • A. 

      Technology needs Science

    • B. 

      Science needs Technology

    • C. 

      Science and Technology drive each other

    • D. 

      Science and Technology do not need each other

  • 2. 
    Technology is the application of Science?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All of the following are great examples of how the history of science has led to where we are today EXCEPT......
    • A. 

      Cell Phones come from Telegraphs

    • B. 

      Cars come form the Horse Buggy

    • C. 

      The study of plants and animals is called Biology

    • D. 

      The idea that the universe is expanding comes from the telescope

  • 4. 
    Is it possible to have strong scientific beliefs and maintain your religious beliefs at the same time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is based on observations, forming hypothesizes, conducting experiments, drawing conclusions, and developing theories?
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Science

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is based on your own personal belief system and does not require proof?
    • A. 

      Science

    • B. 

      Religion

  • 7. 
    The Big Bang Theory challenges religion and says that a God did not create the universe
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    All of the following are main branches of physical science EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Psychology

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

  • 9. 
    A Cheetah sprinting through a field after a jackrabbit is an example of....
    • A. 

      BioPhysics

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is information obtained through your senses?
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Inference

  • 11. 
    All of the following are steps of the scientific method EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

    • E. 

      Theory

  • 12. 
    When using the scientific Method it is very easy for something to become a scientific theory because that is where the scientific method starts....with somebody's opinion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Theories will turn into Laws once they are proven
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When you add heat to a substance the particles speed up.  When you remove heat the particles slow down.  This always happens regardless of who attempts it.  This is an example of a true scientific....     Hint: it is called the "KINETIC ______________ OF PARTICLES" and we had a demo with a blow torch and spoon in class
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Theory

    • C. 

      Law

    • D. 

      Observation

  • 15. 
    Express  9,900,987.986 in scientific notation 
    • A. 

      9.9 X 10^-6

    • B. 

      9.9 X 10^6

    • C. 

      99 X 10^5

    • D. 

      .9 X 10^7

  • 16. 
    Why is scientific notation important?
    • A. 

      It is the way scientist can use really big or really small numbers in calculations

    • B. 

      It is not important, only some scientists use it

    • C. 

      So scientists can communicate with other scientists in other countries

    • D. 

      It is the ONLY way to solve problems

  • 17. 
    The following image is showing an example of what?
    • A. 

      SI Units

    • B. 

      Scientific Notation

    • C. 

      Moles Ratios

    • D. 

      Significant Figures

  • 18. 
    How many significant figures are in the number 2056?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 19. 
    How many significant figures are in the number?  .0009890
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 20. 
    Significant figures show the number that a piece of equipment actually measured.  For example 63.4 grams is not as good of a scale as 63.400 grams.  This is an example showing how significant figures shows the _____________________ of a piece of equipment
    • A. 

      Precision

    • B. 

      Accuracy

    • C. 

      Reliability

    • D. 

      Dependability

  • 21. 
    How many significant figures are in the number 1,000,000,000,000
    • A. 

      Only 1 because we do not know if the rest of the numbers where actually measured or rounded

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      Can not be determined

  • 22. 
    Which number is more accurate? 40   or   40.0
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      40.0

    • C. 

      Can not be determined......but 40.0 is more PRECISE than 40

  • 23. 
    SI Base Units are important because....
    • A. 

      It checks for the accuracy of measurements

    • B. 

      It allows for a common language for all scientist to communicate with all over the world

    • C. 

      It is only needed to make high school students memorize...it is never used in the real world.

    • D. 

      It checks for the precision of measurements

  • 24. 
    When a star explodes it causes great temperature and high pressure.  This allows for elements overcome the repulsive forces and joins_______________ to form heavier elements
    • A. 

      Electrons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Quarks

  • 25. 
    99% of our entire universe is made up of what element?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Helium

    • C. 

      Lithium

    • D. 

      Carbon Dioxide

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