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Scientific Principles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the main characteristics of scientists?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an interest in how the world works and a desire to explore and discover?

Question 3 3. Have science and technology shaped history in good ways?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a way that farming technology has shaped history?

Question 5 5. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

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Question 6 6. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. A theory that is so well-confirmed, refined, and tested as to be virtually universally accepted is known as:

Question 9 9. What is a scientific question?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an example of a testable, scientific question?

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Question 11 11. What is science?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of something we CAN measure directly and in person which doesn't require any special techniques?

Question 13 13. Why might you re-run an experiment?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an observation?

Question 15 15. What is the division of labor, and how is it related to economic activity?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT an effect that the industrial revolution had on human societies?

Question 17 17. What is a microscope?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of something where a computer is used for scientific data analysis?

Question 19 19. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 20 20. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 22 22. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

Question 23 23. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 24 24. In order for a scientist's work to be accepted, other scientists must be able to _____ the experiment.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a way that scientists use technology in communication?

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Question 26 26. What is statistical significance?

Question 27 27. Which of the following characteristics is a questioning approach to anything that hasn't been proven yet?

Question 28 28. How have penicillin and other medical technologies most shaped human history?

Question 29 29. What is the primary unit of a word called?

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 Principles Chapter Exam Instructions

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