Scientific Inquiry Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Science has helped solve many problems in this world by answering society's and the world's calls for:

I. Better medication

II. Better crops

III. Testing of our food for safety

Question 2 2.

The way scientific studies support or negate parts of acupuncture is an example of science being influenced by:

I. Culture

II. Society

III. Personal bias

Question 3 3. A pharmaceutical company's decision not to pursue the creation of a drug that may save many lives because they won't be able to turn a profit is an example of:

Question 4 4. When do we use the term 'coefficient'?

Question 5 5. What has to happen in chemical equations that relates to equilibrium?

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Question 6 6. How is an algebraic equation in equilibrium?

Question 7 7. What did da Vinci and Vesalius contribute to the medical community?

Question 8 8. Which of the following did Aristotle contribute to the study of biology?

Question 9 9. What were Miller and Urey out to prove during their famous experiment?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a current problem that science and technology is helping us tackle?

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Question 11 11. How has science and technology led to a population boom?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT an example of a problem science has helped solve?

Question 13 13. How does the scientific method involve controlling variables?

Question 14 14.

Which of the following describes the data below?

Data: 7.5, 7, 7, 8 (The actual value turns out to be 16.)

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an overarching category of science?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. A theory that is so well-confirmed, refined, and tested as to be virtually universally accepted is known as:

Question 18 18. A set of principles laid out as being unquestionably true is known as:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of an early biotechnology?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of a biotechnology made possible by gene sequencing?

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Question 21 21. When did biotechnology begin?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of science leading to the creation of a technology?

Question 23 23. What is science?

Question 24 24. What is technology?

Question 25 25. What's the word for the kind of knowledge that uses experimentation and observation to explain natural phenomena?

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Question 26 26. What is equilibrium in science?

Question 27 27. What explanation of microorganisms was the prevailing wisdom until the work of Louis Pasteur?

Question 28 28. What is the difference between science and technology?

Question 29 29. What is the relationship between science and proof?

Question 30 30. 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:

Scientific Inquiry Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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