OAE - Integrated Science: Scientific Thought & Inquiry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This is 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.

Question 2 2. A scientific theory started as a scientific_____.

Question 3 3. One difference between a _____ is testing over time.

Question 4 4. This is a false or fake science, a system of beliefs that looks like it is based on scientific ideas but actually doesn't employ or obey the simplest rules of science itself.

Question 5 5. The results of an experiment indicate that owning pets reduces a participant's stress. Therefore, it is concluded that there is some type of relationship between stress levels and pet ownership. Which of the following best describes this type of reasoning?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a step of the scientific method that supports scientific investigation?

Question 7 7. Scientific laws, hypotheses, and theories are all part of the _______ process.

Question 8 8. A set of principles laid out as being unquestionably true is known as:

Question 9 9. This is a branch of knowledge and the systematic study of the universe and all it encompasses, one that is based upon facts, observation, and experimentation:

Question 10 10. A theory that is so well-confirmed, refined, and tested as to be virtually universally accepted is known as:

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Question 11 11. Inductive and deductive reasoning typically describes _____.

Question 12 12. The main difference between scientific laws and hypotheses and theories is _______.

Question 13 13. A scientific theory is _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT something one needs to consider when conducting an experiment?

Question 15 15. Jillian believes that women are better at science than men. She gives a group of subjects a science test. If Jillian is really nice when she gives the test to women and rather rude when she gives the test to men, she is showing what bias?

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Question 16 16. Jillian believes that women are better at science than men. She gives a group of subjects a science test and then grades the women's test easier than the men's. This is an example of what type of bias?

Question 17 17. A hypothesis is _____.

Question 18 18. Inductive reasoning experiments _____.

Question 19 19. Mary wants to study the effect of caffeine on productivity. Which of the following is the best example of an extraneous variable for this study?

Question 20 20. Hypotheses and theories cannot be _______.

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Question 21 21. An experiment begins with the researcher believing that couches cause an increase in laziness of participants. He then attempts to find participants with couches and determines their laziness level. Which of the following best describes this type of reasoning?

Question 22 22. Newton's Law of Gravitational Force is an example of a scientific law that ________.

Question 23 23. Deductive reasoning experiments _____.

Question 24 24. A scientific law describes and predicts an occurrence but does not _______ it.

Question 25 25. Jillian believes that women are better at science than men. She gives a group of subjects a science test. When Jillian puts her study together, she chooses only the smartest women and average-intelligence men. What bias is she displaying?

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Question 26 26. High internal validity means that the researcher can say that _____ caused changes in the dependent variable.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a good description of the question that should be stated as part of a scientific investigation?

Question 28 28. Scientific theories are used to advance scientific _____.

OAE - Integrated Science: Scientific Thought & Inquiry Chapter Exam Instructions

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