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Dependent and Independent Variables

Quiz by Rizzotti, Christopher

Grade 7
Science
Florida Standards

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Grade 7
Science
Florida Standards

SC.7.N.1.4
SC.7.N.1.3

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10 questions
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  • Q1

    A study was done to find if different tire treads affect the braking distance of a car.

    Identify the Independent Variable

    braking distance

    different tire treads

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q2

    The time it takes to run a mile depends on the person’s running speed.

    Identify the Dependent Variable

    running speed

    time it takes to run a mile

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q3

    The height of bean plants depends on the amount of water they receive.

    Identify the Dependent Variable

    height of bean plants

    amount of water

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q4

    The higher the temperature of the air in the oven, the faster a cake will bake.

    Identify the Independent Variable

    higher temperature

    faster it will bake

    temperature of the air

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q5

    The amount of pollution produced by cars was measured for cars using gasoline containing different amounts of lead.

    Identify the Independent Variable

    pollution produced by cars

    gasoline containing different amounts of lead

    amount of pollution

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q6

    A student wanted to test how the mass of a paper airplane affected the distance it would fly. Paper clips were added before each test flight. As each paper clip was added, the plane was tested to determine how far it would fly.

    Identify the Dependent Variable

    distance the plane would fly

    mass of paper plane

    amount of paper clips

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q7

    An experiment was performed to determine how the amount of coffee grounds could affect the taste of coffee. The same kind of coffee, the same percolator, the same amount and type of water, the same perking time, and the same electrical sources were used.

    Identify the Independent Variable

    taste of coffee

    amount of coffee grounds

    perking time

    amount and type of water

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q8

    The boss thinks that a special juice will increase the productivity of workers. He creates two groups of 50 workers each and assigns each group the same task (in this case, they're supposed to staple a set of papers). Group A is given the special juice to drink while they work. Group B is not given the special juice. After an hour, the boss counts how many stacks of papers each group has made. Group A made 1,587 stacks, Group B made 2,113 stacks.

    Identify the Dependent Variable

    stacks of paper

    special juice

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q9

    The boss thinks that a special juice will increase the productivity of workers. He creates two groups of 50 workers each and assigns each group the same task (in this case, they're supposed to staple a set of papers). Group A is given the special juice to drink while they work. Group B is not given the special juice. After an hour, the boss counts how many stacks of papers each group has made. Group A made 1,587 stacks, Group B made 2,113 stacks.

    Identify the Independent Variable

    stacks of paper

    special juice

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.4
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  • Q10

    The boss thinks that a special juice will increase the productivity of workers. He creates two groups of 50 workers each and assigns each group the same task (in this case, they're supposed to staple a set of papers). Group A is given the special juice to drink while they work. Group B is not given the special juice. After an hour, the boss counts how many stacks of papers each group has made. Group A made 1,587 stacks, Group B made 2,113 stacks.

    Identify the Control Variable

    Group A

    Group B

    stacks of paper

    30s
    SC.7.N.1.3
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