Methods of Scientific Inquiry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In science, which of the following types of questions do descriptive studies NOT answer?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of a case series in scientific studies?

Question 3 3. In science, which of the following is an example of an incidence study?

Question 4 4. In science, which of the following describes a case report?

Question 5 5. In science, which of the following describes an ecological study?

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Question 6 6. Which is the best way to assess scientific inquiry?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is not true of informal assessments?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is not true about formal assessments?

Question 9 9. Why is scientific inquiry important?

Question 10 10. Which of the following assessments is formal and tests scientific inquiry?

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Question 11 11. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 12 12. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 15 15. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

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Question 16 16. A high school student, who is capable of reasoning in abstractions, would most likely be at which stage of development according to Piaget?

Question 17 17. Students apply logic in a science context when they use which of the following processes?

Question 18 18. When teaching logic it is important to make your lessons both _____ and _____.

Question 19 19. An example of teaching logic in a mathematics class would be an example of teaching logic because:

Question 20 20. A ten-year-old would most likely be at which level of development according to Piaget?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following types of scientific investigation would be ideal for investigating what would happen if a particular car crashed into a skyscraper?

Question 22 22. Which of the following types of scientific investigation would be ideal for understanding the behavior of butterflies in the rainforest?

Question 23 23. What is the main job of the scientist?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a common method for a scientific investigation?

Question 25 25. Which of the following types of scientific investigation would be ideal for investigating the way marbles roll down a wooden ramp under gravity?

Methods of Scientific Inquiry Chapter Exam Instructions

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