Science Chapter 1

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Chapter 1 test - the world of life


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Life science can be studied
    • A. 

      In the forest

    • B. 

      In Space

    • C. 

      On a Farm

    • D. 

      In the Ocean

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Asking Questions

    • B. 

      Giving Lectures

    • C. 

      Making Observations

    • D. 

      Being Curious

    • E. 

      Forming Hypotheses

  • 3. 
    The scientific method
    • A. 

      Is used by all scientists in exactly the same way

    • B. 

      Is strict and rigid, without much room for creativity

    • C. 

      Is a series of steps used to answer a question

    • D. 

      Is accurate only if each step is done in the official order

  • 4. 
    A controlled experiment
    • A. 

      Keeps things from getting too dangerous

    • B. 

      Tests only one factor at a time

    • C. 

      Is a practice or "warm up" experiment

    • D. 

      Doesn't allow much creativity

  • 5. 
    A scientific theory is:
    • A. 

      Well supported by many observations and experiments

    • B. 

      Usually just a scientist's best guess

    • C. 

      A hypothesis that has not yet been tested

    • D. 

      A hypothesis that has been proven incorrect

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Kg

    • B. 

      Mm

    • C. 

      Liters

    • D. 

      Yards

    • E. 

      Pounds

  • 7. 
    If you wanted to examine a living person's brain tissue, you would use:
    • A. 

      A CT or MRI scan

    • B. 

      A transmission electron microscope (TEM)

    • C. 

      A computer

    • D. 

      A compound light microscope

  • 8. 
    To find the volume of an object, you would
    • A. 

      Multiply length and width

    • B. 

      Multiply length, width and height

    • C. 

      Measure how much fluid the object displaces

    • D. 

      Either B or C

  • 9. 
    The amount of matter that an object is made of is called its
    • A. 

      Area

    • B. 

      Surface area

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 10. 
    After making an observation, the study of life science usually begins with a simple
  • 11. 
    The one factor that differs in a controlled experiment is called the
  • 12. 
    The measure of how much surface an object has is called its
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Area

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 13. 
    The measurement of the average energy of an object is called
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Area

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      When experiments are done wrong

    • B. 

      When conclusions of a controlled and tested hypothesis prove something new or different

    • C. 

      When two different scientists do different experiments

    • D. 

      When the president says so

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      To have more fun

    • B. 

      To get a lot of different opinions

    • C. 

      To be certain difference are caused by the variable and not by the differences in individuals

    • D. 

      The more organisms tested, the more certain scientists can be of the data

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Physical, Visual and Tactile

    • B. 

      Conceptual, Mathematical and Scientific

    • C. 

      Mathematical, Conceptual and Physical

    • D. 

      Simple, Complex and Futuristic

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      A summary of many experiments' results and observations

    • B. 

      A statement of what WILL happen in a specific situation

    • C. 

      A statement of what you think will happen in a specific situation

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Electrical models of experiments

    • B. 

      The application of science for practical purposes

    • C. 

      The creation of spreadsheets

    • D. 

      A way to look at tiny objects

  • 19. 
    If you want to view something that is not living in a 3D image, you would use:
    • A. 

      Compound Light Microscope

    • B. 

      Transmission Electron Microscope

    • C. 

      Scanning Electron Microscope

    • D. 

      A magnifying glass