Scientific Method Quiz

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Scientific Method Quiz

This quiz is on the Scientific Method. Put your FULL NAME and your PERIOD in the blank below where it says "Your Name," then click the Start Quiz button to begin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which event occurs first in the scientific method
    • A. 

      Form a hypothesis.

    • B. 

      Make an observation.

    • C. 

      Develop a theory.

    • D. 

      Verify your experiment.

  • 2. 
    A student notices that the evening sky is usually red. He wants to find out why. Which of the following would be the next step?
    • A. 

      He publishes an article on sky conditions.

    • B. 

      He starts to experiment to see how dust affects light rays.

    • C. 

      He thinks that dust in the sky makes the sky red.

    • D. 

      Other scientists confirm his experiments.

  • 3. 
    An educated guess that has not been proven, but is based on knowledge is called what?
    • A. 

      A theory

    • B. 

      An observation

    • C. 

      An experiment

    • D. 

      A hypothesis

  • 4. 
    Thoeries are explanations that can never be changed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Theories are important because they can be used to...
    • A. 

      Make predictions

    • B. 

      Create better experiments

    • C. 

      Test a hypothesis

    • D. 

      Create better questions

  • 6. 
    When scientists read how another scientist has tested his hypothesis, they set up their own tests to see if he was correct. This is called...
    • A. 

      A hypothesis

    • B. 

      A theory

    • C. 

      Verification

    • D. 

      Publication

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a scientific theory?
    • A. 

      Einstein's theory of relativity

    • B. 

      The theory of evolution

    • C. 

      The atomic theory

    • D. 

      Intelligent Design

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is NOT part of all experiments?
    • A. 

      Variables

    • B. 

      Control

    • C. 

      Constants

    • D. 

      Verifications