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Scientific Inquiry and Practices Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

Question 2 2. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 3 3. During the first four Summer Olympic games attended by the United States, these medal counts were awarded. Calculate the range number of medals won during these Olympic Games.

Question 4 4. All of the letters that spell MISSISSIPPI are put into a bag. What is the probability of selecting a vowel, and then after replacing the letter, also drawing an S?

Question 5 5. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

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Question 6 6. In his experiments, Oswald Avery knew that the sugar coat was NOT the transforming principle because transformation occurred when _____ was ABSENT.

Question 7 7. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 8 8. During the first four Summer Olympic games attended by the United States, these medal counts were awarded. Calculate the median number of medals won during these Olympic Games.

Question 9 9.

Find the range for one standard deviation in the following data set:

101, 106, 125, 142, 78, and 109

Question 10 10. Oswald Avery used _____ in order to rule out protein as the transforming principle in his experiment.

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Question 11 11. All of the letters of MISSISSIPPI are put in a bag. What is the probability of selecting an M and then after not replacing the letter, selecting a P?

Question 12 12. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 13 13. Oswald Avery ruled out RNA as the transforming principle by using _____ in his experiments.

Question 14 14. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

Question 15 15. In order for a scientist's work to be accepted, other scientists must be able to _____ the experiment.

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Question 16 16. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

Question 17 17.

Find the standard deviation for the following data set:

101, 106, 125, 142, 78, and 109

Question 18 18. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

Question 19 19. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 20 20. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

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Question 21 21. Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?

Question 22 22. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 23 23. Which of the following would be best used for swirling and mixing liquids?

Question 24 24. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 25 25. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

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Question 26 26.

Find the range for one standard deviation in the following data set:

16, 20, 14, 24, 16, 19, 30, and 8

Question 27 27. Using a standard deck of cards (which has 26 red cards and 26 black cards, with 13 cards of every suit), what is the probability of selecting a red card, and then after replacing the card, selecting a heart card?

Question 28 28. Which feature of the evaporating dish makes it effective in the evaporation process?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 30 30. What is the primary unit of a word called?

Scientific Inquiry and Practices Chapter Exam Instructions

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