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Earth Science Investigation & Experimentation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 2 2. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 4 4. Which of the following maps would show the elevation of the land, the types of rocks and the ages of those rocks all on the same map?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes the term scale map ?

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Question 6 6. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 7 7. Use the graph below to answer the following question. What is the most wanted food from the grill?

Question 8 8.

Use the image below to answer the following question.

How do scientists know that the fault (labeled E) happened after the intrusion (labeled D) on this diagram?

Question 9 9.

Use the contour map below to answer the following question.

Which of the following colored dots is near the top of a mountain or hill on this map?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is not true about contour lines?

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Question 11 11. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 12 12. When making your own scale map which of the following steps would not be required?

Question 13 13. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 14 14. Which rule describes the very first thing you should do when encountering a problem involving a graph or chart?

Question 15 15. Which of the following best describes the term Relative Dating ?

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Question 16 16. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

Question 17 17. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

Question 18 18. Relative dating is all about order and sequence, which of these items would most likely be the youngest object within each set of items?

Question 19 19. Which of these terms best describes a break rocks where layers can slide past each other?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes a hypothesis?

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Question 21 21. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 22 22. Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?

Question 23 23. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 24 24. What does the term scale refer to when making a graph?

Question 25 25. Which rule describes how you come to understand what a chart means and how to use it effectively?

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Question 26 26. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

Question 27 27. When using a scale map (specifically the ratio), what does the first number refer to?

Question 28 28. If a map had two cities on it that were one inch apart from each other on the map but in reality were separated by 50,000 inches of straight road, what would that scale ratio look like?

Question 29 29. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

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?

Earth Science Investigation & Experimentation Chapter Exam Instructions

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