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Question 22.Jane wants to study the effect of running on a person's weight. Jane's hypothesis is as follows: The longer the distance a person runs each day, the lower that person's weight will be. Which of the following would be the null hypothesis in this study?
Question 33.This type of research can be broken down into naturalistic and participant:
Question 44.This is a type of research that provides strong evidence for cause and effect relationships:
Question 55.A set of principles laid out as being unquestionably true is known as:
Question 66.Starting off with a research question provides a researcher with:
Question 77.A single assertion, a proposed explanation of something based on available knowledge, for something yet to be explained, one that is subject to further experimentation is called:
Question 88.A researcher wants to figure out if uncomfortable seats in a classroom will increase the research participant's attention to the lesson and decrease their fidgeting. Why are attention level and fidgeting the dependent variable?
Question 99.A theory that is so well-confirmed, refined, and tested as to be virtually universally accepted is known as:
Question 1010.A key difference between science and religion, astrology, and pseudoscience is that scientific statements are:
Question 1111.Which of the following best describes control variables?
Question 1212.Why are hypotheses paired with null hypotheses?
Question 1313.Which of the following is NOT true about science?
Question 1414.If a statement is statistically significant, then:
Question 1515.At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?
Question 1616.If I release spiders into a room and measure how long it takes people to get out of the room, what is the independent variable?
Question 1717.A group of researchers are studying how plants grow in very harsh climates. During one of their experiments, they accidentally left the window open for 2 hours, causing that group to have the best results. In this scenario, what variable is sunlight?
Question 1818.A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?
Question 1919.If you placed a large, plastic spider on someone's chair before they sat down and screamed 'SPIDER!', why is your screaming the moderating variable?
Question 2020.This is a single assertion, a proposed explanation of something based on available knowledge, for something yet to be explained, one that is subject to further experimentation.
Question 2121.This is a false or fake science, a system of beliefs that looks like it is based on scientific ideas but actually doesn't employ or obey the simplest rules of science itself.
Question 2222.An independent variable is:
Question 2323.Which of the following has NOT been operationalized?
Question 2424.A hypothesis is:
Question 2525.This is a branch of knowledge and the systematic study of the universe and all it encompasses, one that is based upon facts, observation, and experimentation:
Question 2626.The systematic investigation of scientific theories and hypotheses is known as:
Question 2727.This is a process where scientific experts not connected to the study and experiment in question check it for scientific accuracy, proper methodology, and relevancy.
Question 2828.Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?
Question 2929.If you watch a person from far away to see how they react to the world around them, you are conducting:
Question 3030.Which step of the scientific process requires feedback from the scientific community?
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