Chapter 1: Science Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Yards is a measurement unit for what?

Question 2 2. If you add 50.0 mL of water to a beaker containing 22 mL of water, then how much water do you have in the beaker?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the US unit for weight?

Question 4 4. The Bar Graph, 'Top Ten U.S Rentals in 1999', shows the top ten movies in the U.S during the year. Which movie had about 150 million in rentals?

Question 5 5. Using the Pie Chart 'Who Sells The Most Fast Food?', about what is the total amount (in billions) that Wendy's made in sales?

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Question 6 6. About how fast is this car going?

Question 7 7. The systematic investigation of scientific theories and hypotheses is known as:

Question 8 8. Which of these following words should be avoided when creating your own hypothesis?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the US measurement for volume?

Question 10 10. Using the bar graph 'Top Ten U.S. Rentals in 1999', which movie had the 2nd highest movie rental revenue?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 12 12. Temperature is a measure of:

Question 13 13. What is a line graph?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. 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:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 17 17. Minutes is a measurement unit for what?

Question 18 18. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

Question 19 19. About how much fuel is left in this car?

Question 20 20. If a statement is statistically significant, then:

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Question 21 21. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. In which month did the breeder have 40 rabbits?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes a hypothesis?

Question 23 23. What is the mass of a liquid with a density of 2.12 g/mL and a volume of 53.0 mL?

Question 24 24. Looking at the pie chart 'Who Sells The Most Fast Food?', how many sectors can be determined?

Question 25 25.

An empty container has a mass of 62.000 grams. You fill it with 24.6 mL of a liquid. The final mass of the container is 81.34 grams. What is the density of the liquid to the correct number of significant figures?

(density of the liquid = mass of the liquid divided by the volume of liquid)

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Question 26 26. 10 cm - 6 cm

Question 27 27. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. Which month did the breeder have the most rabbits?

Question 28 28. If a parking meter reads 20, what does this mean?

Question 29 29. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 30 30. While creating a project for the science fair, you know that you want to test different materials out to see which absorb the most water. Which of the following would be an example of a good hypothesis?

Chapter 1: Science Skills Chapter Exam Instructions

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