Scientific Method Test Trivia: Quiz!

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Scientific Method Test Trivia: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A hypothesis is:
    • A. 

      A statement that is true.

    • B. 

      A statement that needs to be proved right or wrong.

    • C. 

      What the experiment is all about.

  • 2. 
    A science experiment should start with:
    • A. 

      A testable question

    • B. 

      A hypothesis

    • C. 

      The procedure

  • 3. 
    The controls of an experiment:
    • A. 

      Are the part of the experiment that stays the same so you can compare changes.

    • B. 

      Are the part of the experiment that will change.

    • C. 

      Is the part of the experiment that makes everything work.

  • 4. 
    A journal is written:
    • A. 

      Before the experiment

    • B. 

      During the experiment

    • C. 

      After the experiment

  • 5. 
    The conclusion of the scientific method.
    • A. 

      Includes the research question to start the experiment.

    • B. 

      Includes the list of experiments.

    • C. 

      Includes the answer to the research question.

  • 6. 
    A Variable is:
    • A. 

      Something that doesn't change during an experiment

    • B. 

      Something that might change during an experiment

    • C. 

      Something that changes during an experiment

  • 7. 
    Which step comes first in the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Procedure

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      Problem

    • E. 

      Constants

  • 8. 
    The step in which you collect the information given by your experiment.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Experimental Error

    • D. 

      Conclusion

    • E. 

      Analysis

  • 9. 
    The _________________ is the set of instructions that are followed while conducting an experiment.
  • 10. 
    The things in your experiment you keep the same in every trial.
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Variable rate

    • D. 

      Number

    • E. 

      Constants

  • 11. 
    What skill is a scientist using when she listens to the sounds that whales makes?
    • A. 

      Making observations

    • B. 

      Interpreting data

    • C. 

      Making a hypothesis

    • D. 

      Drawing conclusions

  • 12. 
    Which of the following hypotheses is written correctly?
    • A. 

      If I heat up a tennis ball it will bounce high

    • B. 

      Frozen tennis balls will not bounce as high

    • C. 

      If a tennis ball is frozen, it won't bounce as high as one that is not frozen

    • D. 

      If I freeze a tennis ball, then it will not bounce as high

  • 13. 
    A series of steps designed to help you solve problems and answer question is known as a:
    • A. 

      Scientific Method

    • B. 

      Experiment

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Observation

  • 14. 
    All the things in an experiment that must be the same to make it fair are called:
    • A. 

      Controlled experiments

    • B. 

      Controlled variables or constants

    • C. 

      Dependent variables

    • D. 

      Independent variables

  • 15. 
    When a scientist shares their findings with other scientists, they are: 
    • A. 

      Analyzing data

    • B. 

      Making a hypothesis

    • C. 

      Communicating results

    • D. 

      Experimenting

  • 16. 
    The final part; a summary of reasonable inferences is a / an: 
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Controlled Experiment

    • C. 

      Question

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

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