Scientific Method Practice Quiz Questions

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Scientific Method Practice Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    Ten bean seedlings in one setup were grown in the dark, while ten seedlings in another setup were grown in sunlight.  All other growth conditions were kept the same in both setups.  The seedlings grown in the dark were white with long, slender stems.  These seedlings soon died.  The seedlings grown in the sunlight were green and healthy.Which hypothesis was most likely being tested in this investigation?
    • A. 

      Plants grown in the dark cannot perform the process of respiration

    • B. 

      Sunlight is necessary for the normal growth of bean plants

    • C. 

      Light is necessary for the germination of bean seeds

    • D. 

      Light is necessary for proper mineral absorption by plants

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these would be called results?
    • A. 

      Wondering Why a Fruit Fly was Born

    • B. 

      Counting Fruit Flies

    • C. 

      Seeing Fruit Flies on an Apple

    • D. 

      Number of Fruit Flies

  • 4. 
    What do you do to test a hypothesis?
    • A. 

      Guess

    • B. 

      Collect data

    • C. 

      Create an experiment

    • D. 

      Publish results

  • 5. 
    A _________ group is used as a comparison to the group where things (variables) are changing.
  • 6. 
    The analysis of data gathered during a particular experiment is necessary in order to...
    • A. 

      Formulate a hypothesis

    • B. 

      Develop a research pan for that experiment

    • C. 

      Draw a valid conclusion for that experiment

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