The Scientific Method And Experiments Quiz

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 1933

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Scientific Method Quizzes & Trivia

A breif quiz testing students knowledge of the scientific method and the basic components of an experiment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Guessing

    • D. 

      Conclusion/Data Analysis

    • E. 

      Experiment

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of carrying out an experiment?
    • A. 

      To test your hypothesis.

    • B. 

      To learn more about the world around you.

    • C. 

      To prove you're smarter than your friends.

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

  • 3. 
    What is experimental control?
    • A. 

      A variable in the experiment.

    • B. 

      Controlling one of the variables in the experiment to compare with the results of the noncontrolled group.

    • C. 

      Similar to a hypothesis.

    • D. 

      The variable that is manipulated for the experiment.

  • 4. 
    The                  variable is what changes when the            variable changes (seprate answers by a space or comma).
  • 5. 
    The          variable changes are directly caused by the experimenter.
  • 6. 
    Design a simple experiment in which you identify your hypothesis, control, dependent and independent variables, and what you expect your conclusion to be.
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