Scientific Method Quizzes & Trivia

This 17th century technique has gone on to dominate much of modern science but how much do you know about scientific method? Defined as ‘a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge’, scientific method involves a complex method of trial and error, with predictions and results. A little like our quizzes!

If you think you can tell us the key elements of scientific method, or if you can list some of the discoveries made as a result of scientific method, you’ve come to the right place. Our quizzes are in-depth, educational and best of all – a lot of fun! So sit tight and take these quizzes – you might need some experimentation to get them all right!

This quiz is a middle school quiz.  This will determine how well you do in Earth Science and Physics.

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 2106   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    Which variable could be measured during an experiment?

Answer each question take your time do a good job.

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 965   |  Last updated: Apr 26, 2016
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    Match the vocabulary words to the definition.Question

A test that queries various random questions that are designed to test your knowledge on a specific subject matter like science. It might not be as easy as you think but just try it out to see how you will do.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 771   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2019
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    What are the steps to the Scietific Method?

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Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 469   |  Last updated: Nov 28, 2017
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    Science starts with a

Reviews the steps of the scientific method.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 344   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    A hypothesis is:

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Scientific Method Questions & Answers

What is one controlled variable in this experiment? A scientist plants two rows of corn for experimentation. She puts fertilizer on row 1 but does not put fertilizer on row 2. Both rows receive the...
A controlled variable is one which the researcher holds constant during an experiment. It is not part of an experiment, but it is important because it can have an effect on the results. Any given experiment has numerous control variables. Examples o
Which of the following are true when we use GRAPHS in write-ups?
There is a title that clearly tells us what the graph shows The units used for any measurements must be clearly indicated on one of the axes Points we have drawn for a line graph must be connected by RULED lines If a pie graph shows percentages, they
Is it true that an independent variable is a factor that changes because of procedures conducted on the dependent variable?
The answer to this is false. What is an independent variable? This is a variable that has a variation that will not depend on another variable. This means that if in case there are some changes that are made with the whole experiment, the independen
Which sentence best describes the importance of using a control group?
A control group is a standard or a scale in an experimental study on which the other subject is being measured. A control group allows you to compare those receiving the variable and those that are not. A scientific control group is an integral part