Twenty Questions        Subject: Biology:        the scientific method
Twenty Questions 1     2     3     4    5 6     7     8     9    10 11    12   13     14   15 16    17   18     19   20
1. Which of the following is NOT agoal of science? A.  to investigate and understand the natural  world B. to explain ev...
2. Information gathered from observing a plantthat grows 3 cm over a two-week period results in   A.inferences.   B. var...
3. Which of the following is NOT a way thatscientists generate hypotheses? A. using informed, creative imagination B. us...
4. Scientific hypotheses must be proposedin a way that A. ensures that an experiment will be valid. B. enables them to b...
5. A controlled experiment allows thescientist to isolate and test A. conclusion. B. a mass of information. C. several ...
6. The ability to reproduce results is animportant part of any  A. hypothesis.  B. theory.  C. Law  D. experiment.
7. A theory A.  is always true. B. is the opening statement of an experiment C. may be revised or replaced. D. is a pr...
8. The amount of light and temperature areexamples of A.factors necessary for life. B. methods of energy production. C....
9. The work of scientists begins with    A. testing a hypothesis.    B. creating experiments.    C. careful observation...
10. Hypotheses may arise from    A. prior knowledge.    B. imaginative guesses.    C. logical inferences.    D. all of...
11. A controlled experiment allows thescientist to isolate and test     A. conclusion.     B. several variables.     C....
12. Scientists publish the details ofimportant experiments so that A. their work can be repeated. B. their experimental ...
13. A well-tested explanation that unifies abroad range of observations is a(an)      A.hypothesis.      B. inference.  ...
14. The statement ‘the worm is2cm long’’ is a   A. Quantitative observation   B. Qualitative observation   C. Inference...
15. An inference is  A. The same as an obseration.  B. A logical interpretation of an observation.  C. A statement invo...
16. To be useful in science, ahypothesis must be         A. Measurable         B. Observable         C. Testable       ...
17. A scientific theory is A. Another word for hypothesis. B.A well-tested explanation that unifies a  broad range of ob...
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Biology 20 questions scientific method chapt. 1

  1. 1. Twenty Questions Subject: Biology: the scientific method
  2. 2. Twenty Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
  3. 3. 1. Which of the following is NOT agoal of science? A. to investigate and understand the natural world B. to explain events in the natural world C. to use data to support a particular point of view D. to use derived explanations to make useful predictions
  4. 4. 2. Information gathered from observing a plantthat grows 3 cm over a two-week period results in  A.inferences.  B. variables  C. hypotheses.  D. data.
  5. 5. 3. Which of the following is NOT a way thatscientists generate hypotheses? A. using informed, creative imagination B. using logical inference C. using prior knowledge D. using a feeling about what should occur
  6. 6. 4. Scientific hypotheses must be proposedin a way that A. ensures that an experiment will be valid. B. enables them to be proved valid. C. enables them to be tested. D. doesn’t contradict previous hypotheses.
  7. 7. 5. A controlled experiment allows thescientist to isolate and test A. conclusion. B. a mass of information. C. several variables. D. a single variable.
  8. 8. 6. The ability to reproduce results is animportant part of any  A. hypothesis.  B. theory.  C. Law  D. experiment.
  9. 9. 7. A theory A. is always true. B. is the opening statement of an experiment C. may be revised or replaced. D. is a problem to be solved.
  10. 10. 8. The amount of light and temperature areexamples of A.factors necessary for life. B. methods of energy production. C. factors to which living things respond. D. factors that affect reproduction.
  11. 11. 9. The work of scientists begins with  A. testing a hypothesis.  B. creating experiments.  C. careful observations.  D. drawing conclusions.
  12. 12. 10. Hypotheses may arise from  A. prior knowledge.  B. imaginative guesses.  C. logical inferences.  D. all of the above
  13. 13. 11. A controlled experiment allows thescientist to isolate and test  A. conclusion.  B. several variables.  C. a mass of information.  D. a single variable.
  14. 14. 12. Scientists publish the details ofimportant experiments so that A. their work can be repeated. B. their experimental procedures can be reviewed. C. others can try to reproduce the results. D. all of the above
  15. 15. 13. A well-tested explanation that unifies abroad range of observations is a(an)  A.hypothesis.  B. inference.  C. theory.  D. controlled experiment.
  16. 16. 14. The statement ‘the worm is2cm long’’ is a  A. Quantitative observation  B. Qualitative observation  C. Inference  D. Hypothesis
  17. 17. 15. An inference is  A. The same as an obseration.  B. A logical interpretation of an observation.  C. A statement involving numbers.  D. A way to avoid bias.
  18. 18. 16. To be useful in science, ahypothesis must be  A. Measurable  B. Observable  C. Testable  D. Correct
  19. 19. 17. A scientific theory is A. Another word for hypothesis. B.A well-tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observation. C. The same as the conclusion of an experiment. D. The first step in a controlled experiment.
  20. 20. 18. Type your first question here. Type the answer here.
  21. 21. 19. Type your first question here. Type the answer here.
  22. 22. 20. Type your first question here. Type the answer here.

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