Nature of Science
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Using one or more of your senses to gather information is called

    answer choices

    Inferring

    Observing

    Predicting

    Hypothesizing

  • Question 2
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    An educated guess or testable prediction is a

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    theory

    law

    hypothesis

    conclusion

  • Question 3
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    The amount of space occupied by an object is its ________________.



    answer choices

    length

    volume

    mass

  • Question 4
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    Sir Isaac Newton’s study of gravity resulted in a scientific _____ since it described a pattern in nature with related observations.

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    theory

    hypothesis

    law

  • Question 5
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    A statement that describes the most logical explanation based on experiment is a

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    theory

    law

    hypothesis

  • Question 6
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    Observations that deal with a number or amount are called

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    qualitative

    quantitative

  • Question 7
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    The Skittles are yellow, red and green is an example of _____.


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    qualitative observations

    quantitative observations

    hypothesis

  • Question 8
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    The statement that correctly lists the steps of the scientific method in order is ______

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    conclusion- research-hypothesis-ask a question

    ask a question-hypothesis- experiment-collect data and analyze

    conclusion-hypothesis-research-experiment

  • Question 9
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    The part of an experiment that doesn't change is a _____.


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    control

    constant

    conclusion

  • Question 10
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    The steps commonly used by scientists in gathering information to test hypotheses and solve problems are called _____.

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    scientific inquiry

    hypothesis

    scientific method

  • Question 11
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    The variable that is changed by the scientist to test a hypothesis is called the _________________________ .

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    dependent variable

    independent variable

    control

  • Question 12
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    The _________________________ is the base metric unit of mass.

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    Liter

    meter

    gram

  • Question 13
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    To remain consistent, scientists report measurements using the ______________ system.

    answer choices

    English

    International

    Density

  • Question 14
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    Q.

    What type of graph shows trends over time?

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    Circle graph

    Line graph

    Bar graph

  • Question 15
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    A process that uses observation and experimentation to gain knowledge about events in nature is _________________________.

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    gravity

    scientific method

    science

  • Question 16
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    What type of graph is used to display percentages of a whole?

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    circle graph

    line graph

    bar graph

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    Which is the best description of the dependent variable?

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    the variable that is changed by the scientist

    the measurable variable

    the variable that does not change

  • Question 18
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    Which of the following should be a goal of a scientific investigation?

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    to help the scientist make money

    to make sure the scientist is correct

    to help the scientist solve a problem

  • Question 19
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    A prediction about a problem that can be tested is ____________________

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    variable

    hypothesis

    theory

    law

  • Question 20
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    One way to analyze data from a study is to _____________

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    make a graph

    develop a hypothesis

    recognize a problem

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