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Scientific Theory, Scientific Law, Scientific Method

Quiz by Janet Wiener

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  • Q1
    A prediction about a problem that can be tested is called a(n)
    hypothesis.
    conclusion.
    guess.
    scientific fact.
    30s
  • Q2
    If a pink frog, placed on a blue lily pad, repeatedly jumps on blue lily pads and the same pink frog, when placed on a green lily pad, repeatedly jumps on green lily pad, what can you hypothesize about the same pink frog placed on a red lily pad?
    The pink frog will jump in the pond and try to swim for safety.
    The pink frog will jump all over the place.
    The pink frog will repeatedly jump on pink lily pads.
    The pink frog will repeatedly jump on red lily pads.
    30s
  • Q3
    In the last question, how could you find out if your prediction is correct or not correct?
    Create an investigation.
    Make a different hypothesis.
    Proclaim that whatever you say is correct...period...end of story.
    Come up with a new problem.
    30s
  • Q4
    To _________________ means to acquire information through one or more of your five senses.
    quantify
    observe
    analyze
    infer
    30s
  • Q5
    If I water a plant more often, then it will grow taller than a less-watered plant. This statement is a(n) _______________.
    observation
    hypothesis
    pronouncer
    inference
    30s
  • Q6
    The last step in the scientific method is
    a new problem.
    the conclusion.
    the hypothesis.
    recording data.
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is described by "something that can change with new evidence".
    scientific theory
    scientific law
    scientific method
    scientific thinking
    30s
  • Q8
    Which is true?
    Neither statement is true.
    Both statements are true.
    Einstein started with a theory and developed it into a law.
    Gravity is a law and Newton named his own laws as well.
    30s
  • Q9
    How many different colors of frogs were in the Gizmo lab?
    7
    6
    4
    5
    30s
  • Q10
    What type of statement is this...I love the rain.
    an observation
    a law
    an inference
    an opinion
    30s
  • Q11
    The house smells like apples and cinnamon. There is an apple pie in the oven. this sentence is ___________________________.
    a statement designed to make you hungry
    a qualitative observation
    an inference
    a quantitative observation
    30s
  • Q12
    When doing a lab investigation, which part of the scientific method would come first?
    the problem
    the hypothesis
    the conclusion
    the data analysis
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of these statements is not an inference?
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    The snake is probably looking for prey.
    The snake is poisonous.
    The snake has a pattern of red-yellow-black and is not poisonous.
    The snake's pattern is interesting.
    30s
  • Q14
    Which IS an inference?
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    The bunny is soft.
    The bunny is white.
    The bunny wants to be free.
    The bunny is still.
    30s
  • Q15
    While all might fit, which would be the BEST meme for this photo, based on the action it is performing?
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    Where is land?
    Need a lift?
    Eight is enough
    Water off a duck's back
    30s

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