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MTLE Middle Level Science: Scientific Methods & Tools Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT an example of something where a computer is used for scientific data analysis?

Question 2 2. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

Question 4 4. What were Oswald Avery's objective results in his experiments?

Question 5 5. Does technology lead to science, or does science lead to technology?

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Question 6 6. You could use this clear, shallow dish to grow bacteria.

Question 7 7. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 8 8. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

Question 9 9. 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?

Question 10 10. This tool is used to accurately measure volume of a liquid.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes a hypothesis?

Question 12 12. For accurate volume measurements, which is the best piece of equipment to use?

Question 13 13. You could use this tool to heat up a liquid for a science experiment.

Question 14 14. Which type of microscope would you use in science class to view tiny objects in two dimensions?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

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Question 16 16. When should you read through the lab instructions?

Question 17 17. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 18 18. What should you do if a substance is not labelled?

Question 19 19. Which measurement has higher uncertainty?

Question 20 20. In order for a scientist's work to be accepted, other scientists must be able to _____ the experiment.

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Question 21 21. How many significant figures should the product of 1.2 x 1.4592 contain?

Question 22 22. In his experiments, Oswald Avery knew that the sugar coat was NOT the transforming principle because transformation occurred when _____ was ABSENT.

Question 23 23. What would give you a more precise reading, a yard stick with feet as its smallest unit or a yard stick with inches as its smallest unit?

Question 24 24. What is a microscope?

Question 25 25. In the measurement 29.4 cm, what number(s) is the uncertain digit?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a lab safety rule?

Question 27 27. Which of these was not included as part of creating a hypothesis?

Question 28 28. How many significant figures are in the number 0.220?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 30 30. Which piece of equipment is used to see very small specimens and samples?

MTLE Middle Level Science: Scientific Methods & Tools 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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