Basic Science Lab Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is volume related to density?

Question 2 2. If you are dissecting a specimen, which would you be LEAST likely to use to help you?

Question 3 3. What is the best use of a beaker?

Question 4 4. How should you dispose of substances in the lab?

Question 5 5. Why is the compound microscope named as such?

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Question 6 6. For accurate volume measurements, which is the best piece of equipment to use?

Question 7 7. Why do we use displacement to measure the volume of an irregular object?

Question 8 8. Which part of the microscope would you use to make small adjustments to the magnified image?

Question 9 9. What might you use to run a reaction or observe substances in the lab?

Question 10 10. What did Archimedes use to determine that the crown was not really made of gold?

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Question 11 11. If you are looking through an eyepiece with 10x magnification, and the objective lens you're using is 40x magnification, what is the total magnification of the image?

Question 12 12. Which of these measurements is closest to the volume of one liter?

Question 13 13. Which parts do you use to carry the microscope?

Question 14 14. Which piece of equipment is used to see very small specimens and samples?

Question 15 15. What is the standard unit of length?

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Question 16 16. Why does a meniscus occur at the surface of a liquid?

Question 17 17. When should you read through the lab instructions?

Question 18 18. Which part of the microscope do you look through to see a magnified image?

Question 19 19. How does an object's volume relate to the amount of water displaced?

Question 20 20. What is the standard unit of mass?

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Question 21 21. Why are standard units important in the biology lab?

Question 22 22. Why does a concave meniscus form the way it does?

Question 23 23. Which way does a convex meniscus curve?

Question 24 24. What should you do with substances that are heating?

Question 25 25. Why does rounding cause problems in the lab?

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Question 26 26. What is the correct level at which to read a meniscus?

Question 27 27. What was Archimedes' discovery?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a lab safety rule?

Question 29 29. At what line would you read this meniscus?

Question 30 30. What should you do if a substance is not labelled?

Basic Science Lab Skills 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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