OAE - Integrated Science: Principles of Scientific Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do you test an experiment's hypothesis?

Question 2 2. In a psychological study, reliability refers to

Question 3 3. If there is an even number of scores and you need to find the median, you:

Question 4 4. A study that seeks to determine the long-term health impact of playing professional football that only includes current players fails

Question 5 5. If a statement is statistically significant, then:

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Question 6 6. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 8 8. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

Question 9 9. This is a type of research that provides strong evidence for cause and effect relationships:

Question 10 10. If you watch a person from far away to see how they react to the world around them, you are conducting:

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Question 11 11. A study that seeks to determine the effectiveness of a fast food commercial that tests some people before lunch and others after lunch fails

Question 12 12. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

Question 13 13. The systematic investigation of scientific theories and hypotheses is known as:

Question 14 14. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 15 15. A study that seeks to determine if blondes have more fun by analyzing blonde-haired people who own dogs fails

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes control variables?

Question 17 17. A dependent variable:

Question 18 18. Mary is conducting a study with second-grade students, but wants to be sure that her findings can be applied to all elementary school-aged students. About which type of generalization does Mary seem most concerned?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 20 20. Which concepts would you NOT have needed to remember for the problem with the dialysis bags?

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Question 21 21. Standard deviation tells you:

Question 22 22. Jane wants to study the effect of running on a person's weight. Jane's hypothesis is as follows: The longer the distance a person runs each day, the lower that person's weight will be. Which of the following would be the null hypothesis in this study?

Question 23 23. Barkley conducts a study in which she puts subjects in a room with a plate of cookies and records how many cookies they eat during a certain period of time. Barkley is attempting to study the intelligence of her subjects. Which type of generalization is Barkley most obviously failing in this study?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. This type of research can be broken down into naturalistic and participant:

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Question 26 26. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 27 27. Kim is participating in an experiment. She has as much a chance of being in Group A as she does of being in Group B. What is this called?

Question 28 28. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 29 29. Under which circumstances would a true experiment NOT be used?

Question 30 30. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

OAE - Integrated Science: Principles of Scientific Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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