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History & Nature of the Scientific Field - ORELA Middle Grades General Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which physiologist conducted research experiments using dogs that provided substantial advances in the field of psychology and human behavior?

Question 2 2. To the knowledge of which of the following did Galileo NOT make a substantial contribution?

Question 3 3. Fair Use Guidelines for educators includes:

Question 4 4. Who was the Roman physician whose theories, including that of the Four Humors, were disproved by many of the early modern period discoveries and advances?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

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Question 6 6. The scientific revolution helped in part to eliminate belief in the following, EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Why, in the traditional view, were the Dark Ages labelled in such a way?

Question 8 8. Fundamental knowledge of the universe prior to the Scientific Revolution was based on _____, while the new knowledge of the Scientific Revolution was based on observation and experimentation,

Question 9 9. Prior to the Scientific Revolution, the material world was believed to be made up of combinations of four different elements. Which of the following is NOT one of these elements?

Question 10 10. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

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Question 11 11. What must happen if an animal is used in research and its life must be terminated?

Question 12 12. What does GMO stand for?

Question 13 13. Which age-old theory did William Harvey disprove?

Question 14 14. Technology ethics may include:

Question 15 15. Which is NOT a benefit of DNA technology?

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Question 16 16. Janet and Kyle are planning a debate in which they will play the parts of Kepler and Brahe. Kepler believed that the sun was the center of the solar system while Brahe believed that the Earth was the center of the solar system. Which topic listed would be a central issue of their debate if the debate is to be historically accurate?

Question 17 17. The traditional interpretation of the Scientific Revolution begins and ends with which two thinkers?

Question 18 18. A cyber crime in the classroom might be:

Question 19 19. Which is a safety concern regarding DNA technology?

Question 20 20. Despite Robert Boyle being a committed empiricist, he also practiced _____.

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Question 21 21. One example of a computer ethic commandment is:

Question 22 22. Why might a GMO be beneficial?

Question 23 23. Ethical behavior that should be modeled in a classroom is:

Question 24 24. What rules must psychologists follow when conducting experiments with animals?

Question 25 25. What philosopher took skepticism to its theoretical limit by even questioning his own existence?

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Question 26 26. The monkey drug trials of 1969 were _____.

Question 27 27. The scientific method was largely codified by what philosopher of the Scientific Revolution?

Question 28 28. Why might a GMO be harmful?

Question 29 29. Many of the medical advances of the early modern period were due to the period's increased emphasis on empiricism, which is the gaining of knowledge through _____.

Question 30 30. What agency provides guidelines for using animals in experiments and research?

History & Nature of the Scientific Field - ORELA Middle Grades General Science 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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