Drawing Conclusions from a Scientific Investigation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. On a geologic map, a very thick line will indicate a ___, while a very thin line will indicate a ___.

Question 2 2. What do the colors on a geologic map represent?

Question 3 3. The first (capitalized) letter for a geologic unit indicates

Question 4 4. Alarm clocks are an example of how _____is entwined in our society.

Question 5 5. What does the acronym STEM stand for?

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Question 6 6. Major changes in cars, like those from the first vehicle on the road to those that drive themselves, are due to _____.

Question 7 7. Why do scientists have differing opinions about what the same set of data means?

Question 8 8. What does it mean to draw logical conclusions from experimental data?

Question 9 9. 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?

Question 10 10. Contour intervals are

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Question 11 11. Index contours are

Question 12 12. What happens to a contour line as it crosses a river or stream?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is not necessarily true about diagrams?

Question 14 14. Which of these is NOT a major advantage of diagrams?

Question 15 15. Regarding diagrams, which of the following is most accurate?

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Question 16 16. Why is it important to evaluate the works of other scientists?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT true about data?

Question 18 18. In evaluating whether the scientific evidence provided supports the conclusions, what is the first thing to take into consideration?

Question 19 19. The scale on a map has which units?

Question 20 20. The scale 1:50,000 tells us that

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Question 21 21. A map scale expresses

Question 22 22. What is the first step of the scientific method?

Question 23 23. What is necessary before a good hypothesis can be created?

Question 24 24. Which of the following direct 'jumps' would be OK to make in the Scientific Method?

Question 25 25. Why is it important to consider your audience when deciding what language to use in scientific presentations?

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Question 26 26. Why is transparency important in scientific works?

Question 27 27. What is a challenge of presenting scientific information orally?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is true about a geologic map key?

Question 29 29. Balancing a check book or tipping your hairdresser requires an understanding of _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is true about conclusions drawn from experimental data?

Drawing Conclusions from a Scientific Investigation 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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