MTEL Adult Basic Education: Scientific Inquiry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a step of the scientific method that supports scientific investigation?

Question 2 2. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 3 3. Which rule helps you identify the biological ideas that you'll need to reference in order to solve the problem?

Question 4 4. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

Question 5 5. Oswald Avery answered the question he set out to investigate by showing that _____ was the transforming principle in the Avery-Griffith experiment.

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Question 6 6. Basic safety rules are:

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of PPE?

Question 8 8. Which best defines observations?

Question 9 9. This is a process where scientific experts not connected to the study and experiment in question check it for scientific accuracy, proper methodology, and relevancy.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a good description of the question that should be stated as part of a scientific investigation?

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Question 11 11. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 12 12. Scientific questioning comes after which step in the scientific process?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is true about potential safety hazards in experiments?

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. 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,

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Question 16 16. If you are measuring daily plant growth, which might be an appropriate tool to use to collect those measurements?

Question 17 17. The highest level of scientific experiment is:

Question 18 18. Observation experiments include all except:

Question 19 19. Oswald Avery used _____ in order to rule out protein as the transforming principle in the Avery-Griffith experiment.

Question 20 20. What is something that you need to consider when planning your experiment?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT something one needs to consider when conducting an experiment?

Question 23 23. Francis Bacon did not like to use _____ to develop a hypothesis.

Question 24 24. If a statement is statistically significant, then:

Question 25 25. The systematic investigation of scientific theories and hypotheses is known as:

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Question 26 26. Which is true about experimentation?

Question 27 27. Oswald Avery ruled out RNA as the transforming principle by using _____ in the Avery-Griffith experiment..

Question 28 28. A single assertion, a proposed explanation of something based on available knowledge, for something yet to be explained, one that is subject to further experimentation is called:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a factor to consider when thinking about experimental safety?

Question 30 30. Why might you re-run an experiment?

MTEL Adult Basic Education: Scientific Inquiry Chapter Exam Instructions

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