Scientific Method Level 4th Grade Quiz

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  • 1. 
     What is the first thing scientists do?
    • A. 

      Experiment

    • B. 

      Observe and ask questions

    • C. 

      Conclude

    • D. 

      Report to others

  • 2. 
    When scientists make an educated guest this is called ________
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Guess

    • C. 

      Estimation

    • D. 

      Conclusion

  • 3. 
    Once a scientist has decided on a question he or she wants to ask, then he or she needs to.....?
    • A. 

      Get started on the experiment right away

    • B. 

      Ask more questions

    • C. 

      Research their topic in order to find out what others know

    • D. 

      Collect data

  • 4. 
    When a scientist is working on an experiment they need to have a control group and an ___________________ group?
    • A. 

      Fun

    • B. 

      Growing

    • C. 

      Experimental

    • D. 

      Large

  • 5. 
    Scientist organize the data they find in a.....?
    • A. 

      Data Collection Table or Graph

    • B. 

      On a paper

    • C. 

      Right it on the back of their hands

    • D. 

      Have their friends organize it

  • 6. 
    When a scientist decides whether or not his/her hypothesis is true or false and can explain the reasoning this is called
    • A. 

      The end

    • B. 

      Do it again

    • C. 

      Description

    • D. 

      Drawing a conclusion

  • 7. 
    Would a scientist want to test more than one item (variable) at a time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    A scientist uses a control group because?
    • A. 

      So the data from the experimental group can be compared to the data in a control group

    • B. 

      So that they can test again and again

    • C. 

      So that they can make more than one hypothesis

    • D. 

      So that can have others test the experiment

  • 9. 
    Should you use people's opinions, or personal beliefs to help you find the answer to a scientific problem?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    What does it take to be a scientist?
    • A. 

      A goof ball

    • B. 

      Being practical

    • C. 

      Common sense

    • D. 

      To be curious and to like to find answers to problems

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