Pop Quiz On Joe And Pirates!

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Pop Quiz On Joe And Pirates!


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  • 1. 
    Quick check....
  • 2. 
    When the balloon that Joe found fell "up," Joe thought at first that the balloon was an "outlier."  What does that mean? 
    • A. 

      That Joe must throw out his hypothesis.

    • B. 

      That the balloon did not behave as it should, but there was some mistake and that the next balloon will most likely fall down like it is supposed to.

    • C. 

      Joe used the wrong method of reasoning in forming his original hypothesis.

  • 3. 
    Joe noticed that when he dropped a rock, it fell down.  He noticed that EVERY TIME he dropped a rock, it fell down.  He then noticed when he dropped a pine cone, a stick, a cat...they all fell DOWN.  He created a hypothesis:  When you drop something, it falls down.  What kind of reasoning did Joe use to arrive at this hypothesis?
    • A. 

      Induction

    • B. 

      Deduction

    • C. 

      Intuition

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    As Joe ran around testing his hypothesis by dropping all sorts of things, what kind of reasoning was he using in predicting that each new object would also fall down?
    • A. 

      Induction

    • B. 

      Deduction

    • C. 

      Intuition

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    What is the difference between an assumption and a hypothesis?
    • A. 

      An assumption is not based on information, but is simply a guess

    • B. 

      An assumption and a hypothesis are two words that mean the same thing

    • C. 

      Both an assumption and a hypothesis are based upon prior experience or knowledge, yet one accepts a hypothesis as true and an assumption as false

    • D. 

      Both an assumption and a hypothesis are based upon prior experience or knowledge, yet one accepts an assumption as true without testing, but science requires a hypothesis to be tested for accuracy

  • 6. 
    The pirate's first hypothesis, that monkeys turn right when they bite a banana, was based upon
    • A. 

      An experiment

    • B. 

      A theory

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    A kilogram is how many times greater than a milligram?
    • A. 

      .000001

    • B. 

      .100000

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      1,000,000

  • 8. 
    15.9 km = ______________ mm
    • A. 

      0.0000159

    • B. 

      .00159

    • C. 

      15,900

    • D. 

      15,900,000

  • 9. 
    Choose the answer with the measurements ordered from largest to smallest.
    • A. 

      15 cm; 1.5 m; 150 km; 15,000 mm

    • B. 

      150 km; 15,000 mm; 1.5 m; 15 cm

    • C. 

      15,000 mm; 150 km; 15 cm; 1.5 m

    • D. 

      150 km; 1.5 m; 15 cm; 15,000 mm

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