Independent And Dependent Variables Quiz

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Independent and dependent variables


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  • 1. 
    If you chew 2 different flavors of gum which flavor will last longer? What is the independent variable?
    • A. 

      Cake

    • B. 

      Flavor of gum

    • C. 

      How long gum lasts

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    If we add weight to a helicopter, will it stay in the air longer? What is the dependent variable?
    • A. 

      Amount of time in the air

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      How big the helicopter is

    • D. 

      The color of the helicopter

  • 3. 
    What is the dependent variable in this question: If we make the walls of a boat higher, will it float longer? 
    • A. 

      What is in the boat

    • B. 

      Depth of water

    • C. 

      Height of walls

    • D. 

      How long it floats

  • 4. 
    What is the independent variable? If we add more icing to a cake, will it produce mold faster?
    • A. 

      Type of icing

    • B. 

      Number of people

    • C. 

      Amount of icing

    • D. 

      Number of cakes

  • 5. 
    The variable that you measure, is the:
    • A. 

      Independent Variable

    • B. 

      Dependent Variable

    • C. 

      Controlled Variable

    • D. 

      Repeated Trial

  • 6. 
    The independent variable is the ONE thing you...
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      Keep the same

    • C. 

      Experiment with

    • D. 

      Investigate

  • 7. 
    How many independent variables can be tested in a controlled experiment?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      As many as possible

  • 8. 
    Miss Snooks set up an experiment to see how the mass of a ball affects the distance it rolls off a ramp. What is the dependent variable?
    • A. 

      Mass of the ball

    • B. 

      Height of the ramp

    • C. 

      Distance traveled by the ball.

  • 9. 
    Justin is planning an experiment to find out how the height from which he drops a ball affects how high the ball bounces. What is the control variable?
    • A. 

      The height the ball bounces

    • B. 

      The ball used

    • C. 

      Height of the ball being dropped

  • 10. 
    How does watching TV while studying affect a students mark? Which variable is highlighted in yellow? 
    • A. 

      Independent variable

    • B. 

      Dependent variable

    • C. 

      Controlled variable

  • 11. 
    What effect does decreasing the temperature of a room have on the life of a battery? Which variable is highlighted in yellow?
    • A. 

      Independent variable

    • B. 

      Dependent variable

    • C. 

      Controlled variable

  • 12. 
    The measurable factor in an experiment is known as the:
    • A. 

      Independent variable

    • B. 

      Dependent variable

    • C. 

      Control Variable

    • D. 

      Constant variable

  • 13. 
    The variable that I change, is the?
    • A. 

      Control variable

    • B. 

      Dependent variable

    • C. 

      Independent variable

  • 14. 
    A variable that depends on what I have changed, is the?
    • A. 

      Controlled variable

    • B. 

      Independent variable

    • C. 

      Dependent variable

  • 15. 
    A variable that we keep the same?
    • A. 

      Control variable

    • B. 

      Independent variable

    • C. 

      Dependent variable

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