 Thinking Like a Scientist Test Review
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• Question 1
30 seconds
Q. A student is doing an experiment testing the effects of “special” fertilizer on plant growth. Plant A was grown with the “special” fertilizer, Plant B was grown with normal fertilizer. In this experiment, Plant B is acting as the,
Experimental group
Control group
Constant group
Manipulated group
• Question 2
30 seconds
Q. Is the following statement an observation or an inference?
"A thermometer shows a temperature of 150°C"
Observation
Inference
• Question 3
30 seconds
Q. Is the following statement an observation or an inference?
"A flag indicated the wind is coming from the northeast."
Observation
Inference
• Question 4
30 seconds
Q. Is the following statement an observation or an inference?
"A rock sample produces a reddish streak when rubbed on paper."
Observation
Inference
• Question 5
30 seconds
Q. Is the following statement an observation or an inference?
"Based on previous data, 11 earthquakes will occur in the year 2019."
Observation
Inference
• Question 6
30 seconds
Q. In an experiment in which you only change the amount of sunlight a plant is receiving, the amount of sunlight is what type of variable?
Manipulated
Dependent
Responding
Control
• Question 7
30 seconds
Q. Which of the following are the appropriate units for mass?
mL, cm3
cm, m, km, mm
g, kg, mg
Degrees
• Question 8
30 seconds
Q. Which of the following are the appropriate units for volume?
mL, cm3
cm, m, km, mm
g, kg, mg
Degrees
• Question 9
30 seconds
Q. Which of the following are the appropriate units for length?
mL, cm3
cm, m, km, mm
g, kg, mg
Degrees
• Question 10
30 seconds
Q. Which of the following are the appropriate units for temperature?
mL, cm3
cm, m, km, mm
g, kg, mg
Degrees
• Question 11
30 seconds
Q. What is the correct formula to solve for density?
D = m/v
D = m x v
D = m - v
D = m + v
• Question 12
30 seconds
Q. In water, objects with a density less than 1.0 g/mL will,
Float
Sink
Remain in the middle
• Question 13
30 seconds
Q. In water, objects with a density greater than 1.0 g/mL will,
Float
Sink
Remain in the middle
• Question 14
30 seconds
Q. If an object is 80% submerged in water, it's density is most likely,
0.9 g/mL
0.8 g/mL
1.2 g/mL
0.5 g/mL
• Question 15
30 seconds
Q. A relationship where one variable increases and the other variable decreases is known as
A direct relationship
An inverse relationship
A constant relationship
A cyclic relationship
• Question 16
30 seconds
Q. Which of the following has the greatest mass?
A boulder
A piece of cheese
A slug
A television
• Question 17
30 seconds
Q. After viewing a thermometer, a student states the temperature is 85°F. This statement is
A prediction
A theory
An observation
A hypothesis
• Question 18
30 seconds
Q. Two cubes of different sizes are measured on a triple beam balances. Both cubes have the same mass of 65g; however, one cube is larger than the other. These materials have different
Mass
Phase
Shape
Density
• Question 19
30 seconds Q. What is the volume of the hammer shown in the diagram below?
4 mL
69 mL
65 mL
5 mL
• Question 20
30 seconds Q. What is the mass shown on the triple beam balance?
480.5 g
485 g
408.5 g
480.5 g/cm3
• Question 21
30 seconds Q. What is the measurement of letter a?
0.5 cm
3.3 cm
5.5 cm
7 cm
• Question 22
30 seconds Q. What is the volume of the box shown?
144 cm3
144 g
19 cm3
19 g
• Question 23
30 seconds Q. If the trend in the data table on the left continues, what will be the object's position at 5 seconds?
30m
18m
32m
12m
• Question 24
30 seconds
Q. As the distance from the Earth increases, the brightness of a star decreases. This relationship is described as,
Inverse
Direct
Constant
Cyclic
• Question 25
30 seconds
Q. As the distance from the Earth increases, the brightness of a star decreases. What is the manipulated variable?
Distance from the Earth
Brightness of the star
Amount of gas in the universe
Distance from the sun
• Question 26
30 seconds
Q. As the size of a sample of granite increases, the density remains the same. Which type of relationship is this?
Direct
Inverse
Constant
Cyclic
• Question 27
30 seconds
Q. As the slope of a hill increases, so does the amount of run-off during a rain storm. Which type of relationship is this?
Direct
Inverse
Constant
Cyclic
• Question 28
30 seconds
Q. As the slope of a hill increases, so does the amount of run-off during a rain storm. What is the dependent variable?
The amount of run-off
The slope of the hill
The strength of the storm
The number of trees on the hill
• Question 29
30 seconds
Q. As the pressure on an object increases, the density increases. What type of relationship is this?
Direct
Inverse
Constant
Cyclic
• Question 30
30 seconds
Q. As an object's temperature increases, the density decreases. What type of relationship is this?
Direct
Inverse
Constant
Cyclic
• Question 31
30 seconds
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