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Evaluating Scientific Information Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following kinds of papers is most reliable?

Question 2 2. Why are scientific claims generally more reliable than other claims?

Question 3 3. Which of the following scientific papers is most likely to be reliable?

Question 4 4. Which of the following kinds of studies is most reliable?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a worthwhile question to ask when evaluating a scientific claim?

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Question 6 6. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 7 7. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

Question 8 8. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 9 9. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 10 10. Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?

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Question 11 11. What type of logic is used in the following situation: All humans have 10 fingers, thus Jane must have 10 fingers.

Question 12 12. What do we need to beware of when using inductive logic?

Question 13 13. What is the abstract of a peer reviewed journal?

Question 14 14. What is data in scientific claims?

Question 15 15. What type of sources are the best for finding scientific data?

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Question 16 16. When using secondary resources to synthesize written information, what else should you use?

Question 17 17. What is the best source to use when synthesizing written information for a research paper?

Question 18 18. What guides the process of synthesizing in your paper?

Question 19 19. What is synthesizing written information?

Question 20 20. What is a good example of a primary resource?

Evaluating Scientific Information Chapter Exam Instructions

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