Scientific Method Pop Quiz

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Scientific Method Quizzes & Trivia

A scientific method is a method of procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses. A better understanding of the methods helps to support theories. Take the quiz to see how conversant you are on the topic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These are the factors that stay the same throughout your experiment.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Controlled

    • C. 

      Dependent

    • D. 

      Research

  • 2. 
    This is the variable that you can change.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Dependent

    • C. 

      Controlled

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

  • 3. 
    This is what you are observing and measuring in the experiment.
    • A. 

      Independent variable

    • B. 

      Controls

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Dependent variable

  • 4. 
    This statement should be in the form of "If-Then" because it is your prediction of what will happen.
    • A. 

      Independent variable

    • B. 

      Controlled

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Dependent variable

  • 5. 
    Before you begin your experiment, you must ask a question.  The question is the _______________.
    • A. 

      Problem

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Procedure

    • D. 

      Conclusion

  • 6. 
    When you record data, you will need to use these two types of observations: _________ and _________________.
    • A. 

      Materials and procedure

    • B. 

      Independent and dependent

    • C. 

      Sight and hearing

    • D. 

      Quantitative and qualitative

  • 7. 
    You must have this in order to proceed with your experiment or you won't know what to do.  Someone should be able to do your experiment by following this.
    • A. 

      Log book

    • B. 

      Bar graph

    • C. 

      Step-by-step procedure

    • D. 

      Variables

  • 8. 
    If you don't collect this, you won't be able to do a graph.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Variables

    • D. 

      Controls

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