Variable Practice Quiz

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Variable Practice Quiz

This is to help you get more practice identify variables and constants.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nick wanted to see how high an ice cube would float in different temperatures of water.  Identify the independent variable.  
    • A. 

      Amount of water

    • B. 

      Temperature of the water

    • C. 

      Size of the ice cube

    • D. 

      Temperature the ice cube was at its highest height

  • 2. 
    Justin usually blows his nose using Kleenex tissues.  He keeps leaking through the tissues.  He decides to create an experiment to try out different types of tissues.  What is his independent variable.  
    • A. 

      Mass of "snot" the tissue can hold

    • B. 

      Justin

    • C. 

      Type of tissue

    • D. 

      Size of tissue

  • 3. 
    Mario studied how far room temperature water would spurt out of a plastic milk carton when 3mm holes were punched at different heights front of the bottom of the container.  Identify the dependent variable.  
    • A. 

      3mm holes

    • B. 

      Different heights of holes in container

    • C. 

      Type of water

    • D. 

      Distance water traveled out of carton.

  • 4. 
    Nick wants to see how high an ice cube would float in different temperatures of water.  Identify the dependent variable.  
    • A. 

      Temperature of the water

    • B. 

      Size of the ice cube

    • C. 

      Height the ice cube floats

    • D. 

      Amount of water

  • 5. 
    Mr. Kane wanted to see how different types of music affected students' pulse rates.  He plays different types of music: heavy metal, rap, alternative, pop, country, R&B and classical.  What is the independent variable?
    • A. 

      Classical music resulted in the highest pulse rate

    • B. 

      Pulse rate

    • C. 

      Types of music played

    • D. 

      Mr. Kane

  • 6. 
    Justin usually blows his nose using Kleenex tissues.  He keeps leaking through the tissues.  He decides to create an experiment to try out different types of tissues.  What is his control group?
    • A. 

      Mass of "snot" the tissue can hold

    • B. 

      Justin

    • C. 

      Tissue size

    • D. 

      Kleenex brand tissues

  • 7. 
    Mario studied how far room temperature water would spurt out of a plastic milk carton when 3mm holes were punched at different heights front of the bottom of the container.  Identify the independent variable.  
    • A. 

      3mm holes

    • B. 

      Different heights of holes in container

    • C. 

      Type of water

    • D. 

      Distance water traveled out of carton.

  • 8. 
    Justin usually blows his nose using Kleenex tissues.  He keeps leaking through the tissues.  He decides to create an experiment to try out different types of tissues.  What is 1 constant?
    • A. 

      Mass of "snot" the tissue can hold

    • B. 

      Different types of tissues

    • C. 

      Tissue size

    • D. 

      Kleenex brand tissues

  • 9. 
    Mario studied how far room temperature water would spurt out of a plastic milk carton when 3mm holes were punched at different heights front of the bottom of the container.  Identify a constant.  
    • A. 

      3mm holes

    • B. 

      Different heights of holes in container

    • C. 

      Distance water traveled out of carton.

  • 10. 
    Tiffany was investigating how fast it took Hayden to react to different sounds.  Identify the independent variable.  
    • A. 

      Different sounds

    • B. 

      How much time it took Hayden to react

    • C. 

      Hayden

    • D. 

      Playing the trumpet over and over

  • 11. 
    Mr. Kane wanted to see how different types of music affected students' pulse rates.  He plays different types of music: heavy metal, rap, alternative, pop, country, R&B and classical.  What constant should be considered when doing this experiment?
    • A. 

      The amount of time the music is played

    • B. 

      Types of music

    • C. 

      Use different students for each type of music

    • D. 

      Playing no music

  • 12. 
    Justin usually blows his nose using Kleenex tissues.  He keeps leaking through the tissues.  He decides to create an experiment to try out different types of tissues.  What is his dependent variable?
    • A. 

      Mass of "snot" the tissue can hold

    • B. 

      Justin

    • C. 

      Type of tissue

    • D. 

      Size of tissue

  • 13. 
    Mr. Kane wanted to see how different types of music affected students' pulse rates.  He plays different types of music: heavy metal, rap, alternative, pop, country, R&B and classical.  What is the dependent variable?
    • A. 

      Mr. Kane

    • B. 

      The amount of time the music is played

    • C. 

      Pulse rate

    • D. 

      Playing no music

  • 14. 
    Tiffany was investigating how fast it took Hayden to react to different sounds.  Identify the dependent variable.  
    • A. 

      Different sounds

    • B. 

      How much time it took Hayden to react

    • C. 

      Hayden

    • D. 

      Playing the trumpet over and over

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