Scientific Method Quiz

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12 questions
• Q1
What is a testable prediction? (also known as an educated guess)
Inference
Hypothesis
Observation
Variable
30s
• Q2
The variable that is being changed by the experimenter.
Hypothesis
Controlled Variable
Independent (Manipulated) Variable.
Dependent (Responding) Variable
30s
• Q3
The variable that changes as a result of what the experimenter changed.
Independent (Manipulated) Variable
Dependent (Responding) Variable
Hypothesis
Controlled Variable
30s
• Q4
In a controlled experiment, how many independent (manipulated) variables should there be?
Many
One
Three
Two
30s
• Q5
A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions.
Scientific Hypothesis
Scientific Law
Scientific Algorithm
Scientific Theory
30s
• Q6
A well-tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experimental results.
Variable
Scientific Law
Hypothesis
Scientific Theory
30s
• Q7
In an experiment which variable is being measured?
Independent (Manipulated)
Controlled
Dependent (Responding)
Conclusive
30s
• Q8
What type of observations include terms that describe numbers including 'many' and 'few'?
Inference
Variable
Qualitative
Quantitative
30s
• Q9
Colors, textures and shapes are all types of ....
variables.
qualitative observations.
quantitative observations.
inferences.
30s
• Q10
Conclusion based on information gathered by your senses is the definition for....
Inference
Observation
Hypothesis
30s
• Q11
In the experiment "Adding dimples to a car will increase the car's gas mileage", which is the dependent (responding) variable?
The car's gas mileage.
The make and model of the car.