Science As A Process Pop Quiz

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The Scientific Process is a method of checking conclusions against nature, and it’s the basis on which we gather almost all of the knowledge we currently have about science and how the world operates. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The test of a hypothesis under controlled conditions
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Models

    • C. 

      Experiment

    • D. 

      Investigation

  • 2. 
     A well-tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experimental results.
    • A. 

      Experiment

    • B. 

      Dependent Variable

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Law

  • 3. 
    Tentative schemes or structures that correspond to real objects, events or classes of events, and that have explanatory power
    • A. 

      Models

    • B. 

      Theory

    • C. 

      Investigation

    • D. 

      Replication

  • 4. 
    A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions.
    • A. 

      Theory

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Scientific Method

  • 5. 
    The use of multiple trials within procedures in an investigation
    • A. 

      Replication

    • B. 

      Investigation

    • C. 

      Experiment

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 6. 
    The factor that is changed in an experiment in order to study changes in the dependent variable.
    • A. 

      Independent Variable

    • B. 

      Dependent Variable

    • C. 

      Controlled Variables

    • D. 

      Controlled Experiment

  • 7. 
    The ongoing process of discovery in science; the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather.  
    • A. 

      Scientific inquiry

    • B. 

      Repetition

    • C. 

      Models

    • D. 

      Scientific Method

  • 8. 
    A plan of inquiry that uses science process skills as tools to gather, organize, analyze and communicate information.
    • A. 

      Law

    • B. 

      Theory

    • C. 

      Scientific Inquiry

    • D. 

      Scientific Method

  • 9. 
    To observe or study by close examination and systematic inquiry.
    • A. 

      Experiment

    • B. 

      Investigation

    • C. 

      Independent Variable

    • D. 

      Replication

  • 10. 
    A suggested answer or reason why one variable affects another in a certain way.
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Investigation

    • D. 

      Theory

  • 11. 
    There are 5 steps to solving a problem (The Scientific Method).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The process of repeating an investigation.
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Replication

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Controlled Experiment

  • 13. 
    Check the box(es) that are NOT STEPS to The Scientific Method.
    • A. 

      Identify the Problem

    • B. 

      Collect Information/Research

    • C. 

      Form a Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Test Your Hypothesis (Experiment)

    • E. 

      Accept or Reject Your Hypothesis

    • F. 

      Report Your Results

    • G. 

      Clarify Your Research

  • 14. 
    The factor being measured or observed in an experiment.
    • A. 

      Independent Variable

    • B. 

      Dependent Variable

    • C. 

      Controlled Variable

    • D. 

      Controlled Experiment

  • 15. 
    An inference is using researched information to make a reasonable guess to explain observed events
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The factors that remain the same during an experiment. Controlled variables are also referred to as constants.
    • A. 

      Independent Variables

    • B. 

      Dependent Variables

    • C. 

      Controlled Variables

    • D. 

      Controlled Experiment

  • 17. 
    The two types of observations are objective and subjective observations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Predicting is using prior knowledge to make a forecast about a future event.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    An experiment in which only one variable is manipulated
    • A. 

      Independent Variables

    • B. 

      Dependent Variables

    • C. 

      Controlled Variables

    • D. 

      Controlled Experiment

  • 20. 
    Subjective observations are opinions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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