The Scientific Method Steps Quiz

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Steps to the scientific method.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first step in the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Question

    • D. 

      Conclusion

    • E. 

      Procedures

  • 2. 
    Which step in the scientific method requires you to make an educated guess about the outcome of the experiment?
    • A. 

      Question

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Conclusion

    • D. 

      Procedures

    • E. 

      Hypothesis

  • 3. 
    Which step requires you to gather information?
    • A. 

      Observations

    • B. 

      Research

    • C. 

      Procedure

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

    • E. 

      Question

  • 4. 
    What step in the scientific method gives you step by step instructions on how to complete an experiment?
    • A. 

      Procedure

    • B. 

      Observations

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Research

    • E. 

      Pumpkin

  • 5. 
    What is the purpose of the data step in a science experiment?
    • A. 

      To complete the experiment.

    • B. 

      To help you become a better student.

    • C. 

      To help you collect information.

    • D. 

      There is no purpose of the data step.

    • E. 

      To prove your hypothesis.

  • 6. 
    What are observations?
    • A. 

      An educated guess.

    • B. 

      A final result of an experiment.

    • C. 

      A way to complete an experiment.

    • D. 

      A written description of what you observed during the experiment.

    • E. 

      A type of experiment.

  • 7. 
    What is the purpose of the conclusion?
    • A. 

      To end the experiment.

    • B. 

      To collect information during the experiment.

    • C. 

      To find out if your hypothesis was correct

    • D. 

      To conclude your work.

    • E. 

      To make an educated guess.

  • 8. 
    What is the purpose of the control in an experiment?
  • 9. 
    Why do we conduct at least 3 trials of every experiment?
  • 10. 
    A synonym for inquiry is...
    • A. 

      Guess

    • B. 

      Question

    • C. 

      Project

    • D. 

      Experiment

    • E. 

      Scientific Method

  • 11. 
    What does it mean to investigate something?
    • A. 

      To research it.

    • B. 

      To complete an experiment.

    • C. 

      To find something.

    • D. 

      To tell someone about it.

    • E. 

      To write about something.

  • 12. 
    Give at least one tool you could use to measure something.
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