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ACT Science Reasoning - Fundamentals: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

Question 2 2. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

Question 3 3. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 4 4. Which rule describes the very first thing you should do when encountering a problem involving a graph or chart?

Question 5 5. What is the primary unit of a word called?

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Question 6 6. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 7 7. Oswald Avery used _____ in order to rule out protein as the transforming principle in his experiment.

Question 8 8. Which rule describes what you should do when you're ready to read a multiple-choice question?

Question 9 9. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

Question 10 10. Oswald Avery answered the question he set out to investigate by showing that _____ was the transforming principle in the Griffith experiment.

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Question 11 11. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 12 12. Which rule describes how you come to understand what a chart means and how to use it effectively?

Question 13 13. Which concepts would you NOT have needed to remember for the problem with the dialysis bags?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 15 15. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

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Question 16 16. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

Question 17 17. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

Question 18 18. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 19 19. Oswald Avery ruled out RNA as the transforming principle by using _____ in his experiments.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

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Question 21 21. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 22 22. Which rule helps you identify the biological ideas that you'll need to reference in order to solve the problem?

Question 23 23. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 24 24. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 25 25. What were Oswald Avery's objective results in his experiments?

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Question 26 26. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

Question 27 27. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 28 28. Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?

Question 29 29. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 30 30. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

ACT Science Reasoning - Fundamentals: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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