# Controls and Variables

## Quiz by Anna Brouse

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11 questions
• Q1
What is an independent variable?
Everything in an experiment that you keep the same.
The thing (variable) you measure in an experiment in hopes that it changes base on the independent variable.
The 1 thing (variable) in an experiment you are changing in order to test.
60s
• Q2
What is a dependent variable?
The 1 thing (variable) in an experiment you are changing in order to test.
Everything in an experiment that stays the same.
The thing (variable) you measure in an experiment in hopes that it changes.
60s
• Q3
What is a controlled variable?
Everything in an experiment that stays the same.
The thing (variable) you measure in an experiment in hopes that it changes.
The 1 thing (variable) in an experiment you are changing in order to test.
60s
• Q4
Which is the independent variable? Cinderella is wondering if the temperature affects how fast her carriage is.
temperature
speed of the carriage
her glass slipper
60s
• Q5
What is the Dependent Variable? Elsa is testing how the time of years affects how powerful her powers are.
how powerful she is
time of year
her snowflakes
60s
• Q6
Spongebob wonders if the amount of oil under the sea affects his pineapple's shape. The Dependent Variable is...
amount of oil
pineapple's scent
pineapple shape
color of the sea
60s
• Q7
Kristof's testing how the amount of carrots Sven eats affects how high he climbs. A Controlled Variable is...
type of carrots
number of carrots
how high they climb
60s
• Q8
Does heating a cup of water allow it to dissolve more sugar? What is the Independent Variable?
temperature of water
amount of sugar dissolved
type of sugar
60s
• Q9
REVIEW: Which statement below is a qualitative observation?
It is 65 degrees outside.
The piece of paper is 11 inches long.
The rock is black and has a shiny luster.
There are 3 insects on the leaf.
60s
• Q10
REVIEW: A quantitative observation is
an observation using your 5 senses.
an educated guess based on your background knowledge and observations.
an observation that involves measurements and numbers.
60s
• Q11
REVIEW: What are the 3 branches of science?
life science, physical science and earth science
Chemistry, physical science and life science
physics, biology and life science
60s

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