Independent & Dependent variable
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Research question: does the distance a person kicks a soccer ball effect how well they will do on their math test.  What is the dependent variable?
    answer choices
    How far they kick the soccer ball
    who the person is
    how well they do on the math test
    Type of soccer ball.
  • Question 2
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    Q. When experimenting with the growth of a plant, a scientist uses three (of the same type of) plants, two different fertilizers, equal light, and equal water. What type of variable is the fertilizer?
    answer choices
    Dependent
    Independent
    Control
    Compound
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which variable depends on what is done at the beginning of an experiment?
    answer choices
    Dependent
    Independent
    Control
    Following
  • Question 4
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    Q. What would the INDEPENDENT variable be in an experiment testing which types of paper airplane goes furthest?
    answer choices
    the paper used
    the type of paper airplane
    the distance of each plane's flight
    how hard the plane is thrown
  • Question 5
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    Q. Research Question: Does the type of gasoline put in a car effect how fast the car can drive. What is the independent variable?
    answer choices
    Type of gasoline
    which car the gas is put into
    how fast the car can drive
    how much gas is put into the car
  • Question 6
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    Q. An experiment is performed on plants to see how different liquids affect plant growth. Each plant in the experiment is given a different liquid; water, apple juice, or milk. Each plant has the same amount of soil, sunlight, and listens to the same music. In this investigation, the independent variable is ...
    answer choices
    The type of plant
    The amount of sunlight
    The type of music
    The type of liquid
  • Question 7
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    Q. An experiment is performed on plants to see how different liquids affect plant growth. Each plant in the experiment is given a different liquid; water, apple juice, or milk. Each plant has the same amount of soil, sunlight, and listens to the same music. In this investigation, what is the dependent variable?
    answer choices
    Type of plant
    Water, apple juice, milk
    Plant growth
    Color of the plant's leaves
  • Question 8
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    Q. Ms. S set up an experiment to see how the mass of a ball affects the distance it rolls off a ramp. Identify the independent variable.
    answer choices
    Distance traveled by the ball
    Height of the ramp
    Mass of the ball
    Who set up the experiment (Ms. S, etc)
  • Question 9
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    Q. Ms. S 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?
    answer choices
    Distance traveled by the ball
    Height of the ramp
    Mass of the ball
    Where the experiment took place.
  • Question 10
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    Q. Maria wants to know if birds prefer to eat in one place over another. She makes three feeders out of 2-liter bottles and paints all of them red. She fills each of the feeders with the same amount of mixed birdseed, and plans to keep the feeders out for 10 days before measuring how much seed is eaten from each feeder. She puts each of the feeders in her back yard: one feeder in a large dead tree, another feeder she sits on the dog house, and the last she sits in a small bushy tree.
    What is the dependent variable?
    answer choices
    Length of the birdfeeders
    Amount of time feeders are outside
    Amount of seed eaten
    Location the feeders are put in.
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