Applying Academic Skills in Health Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best describes the field of chemistry?

Question 2 2. One difference between a _____ is testing over time.

Question 3 3. Which is NOT a major branch of physics?

Question 4 4. This narrow-mouthed container with a flat bottom can be used to hold liquids.

Question 5 5. What are some examples of chemistry?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 7 7. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 8 8. A hypothesis is _____.

Question 9 9. How might a person thinking critically best respond to other points of view?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements about scientific theories is wrong?

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Question 11 11. An internet website where users post messages to one another is likely to be _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following best defines the term Observation?

Question 13 13. Scientific theories are used to advance scientific _____.

Question 14 14. Why are scientific claims generally more reliable than other claims?

Question 15 15. Which of the following scientific papers is most likely to be reliable?

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Question 16 16. This tool is used to accurately measure volume of a liquid.

Question 17 17. Frank performs an experiment to determine whether the amount of cookies a person eats has an affect on their blood sugar level. Frank finds a strong relationship between the amount of cookies a person eats and their blood sugar level, with a p-value of 0.02. Which of the following shows the correct way for Frank to report his findings? How does one properly write that the alternative hypothesis was correct?

Question 18 18. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 19 19. What is the best definition for a scientific law?

Question 20 20. You could use this tool to heat up a liquid for a science experiment.

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Question 21 21. The branch of physics known as Mechanics deals with what?

Question 22 22. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is recommended during the critical thinking process?

Question 24 24. A blog is most likely to be a credible source of health information when it is written by _____.

Question 25 25. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

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Question 26 26. There are many reasons why an internet forum is typically not a credible source of information. Which of the following is NOT one of those reasons?

Question 27 27. If your data produces a p-value of 0.12, which of the following would be true concerning your study?

Question 28 28. How does a scientific theory differ from a scientific law?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a p-value that would show statistical significance?

Applying Academic Skills in Health Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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