CBASE Science: Scientific Research Methods Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When is the best time to consider what analysis to examine your data with?

Question 2 2. What does it mean to draw logical conclusions from experimental data?

Question 3 3. Peter decides the best method of researching how many people shoplift at CVS is observing random people in the store over a 2-hour time period. What is a disadvantage of his planned observational research?

Question 4 4. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 5 5. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm3 ? Would this object float or sink in water?

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Question 6 6. What is a graph?

Question 7 7. Where do you place the independent and dependent variables in a scatter plot?

Question 8 8. Convert 36,098,000 to scientific notation.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is true about conclusions drawn from experimental data?

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Question 11 11. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is written in proper scientific notation?

Question 13 13. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

Question 14 14. What is precision (or reproducibility) in a science experiment?

Question 15 15. Convert 0.00028 to scientific notation.

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Question 16 16. When would you use ANOVA?

Question 17 17. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

Question 18 18. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 19 19. What is accuracy in a science experiment?

Question 20 20. You run an experiment to test which brand of food your dog prefers. You offer her three different brands of food at each meal, presenting them all at the same time (so that she does not just prefer the one that comes first!). Three weeks of data collection indicate that she ate Brand C more often than Brand A or Brand B. What can you conclude from these results?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following are arranged from smallest unit to largest unit?

Question 22 22. In a good quality science experiment, how many variables change?

Question 23 23. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 24 24.

You complete an experiment where you measure the height of the kitchen table. Later, a scientist comes in with an incredibly accurate laser scanner, and tells you that the real height is 0.9 meters. Which of the following sets of data is the most PRECISE or REPRODUCIBLE?

Dataset 1: 0.9, 1.1, 0.7, 0.6, 1.2, 0.9, 1.0, 0.8, 0.7, 1.1

Dataset 2: 0.4, 0.2, 0.8, 0.9, 0.5, 0.1, 0.3, 0.9, 0.8

Dataset 3: 1.2, 1.2, 1.3, 1.2, 1.3, 1.2, 1.2, 1.3, 1.2

Question 25 25. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

Question 27 27. Convert 1.763 x 10^2 to standard notation.

Question 28 28. What is one benefit of scientists disagreeing about the meaning of experimental data?

Question 29 29. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 30 30. What is something that you need to consider when planning your experiment?

CBASE Science: Scientific Research Methods Chapter Exam Instructions

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