To Theory Or Not To Theory

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To Theory Or Not To Theory

This quiz will test your understanding of what a theory is. You will need to mark "TRUE" for all those that fit the criteria for being a theory. If the statement does NOT match the criteria for a theory, then mark "FALSE. "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Theories include observations. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Theories are "hunches" scientists have.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Theories can include personal opinions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Theories have been tested many times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Theories are subject to change if new evidence or discovery disproves a current, believed explanation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A theory never changes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Theories are explanations strongly supported with evidence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A scientific theory once proven becomes a law. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Theories can be used to make predictions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hypotheses once proven become theories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False