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TExES Science 7-12: Scientific Inquiry & Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the standard unit of length?

Question 2 2. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

Question 3 3.

The area of a rectangle can be found by multiplying its length by its width. What is the area of a rectangle that is 5.6 cm in length and 9.24 cm wide?

Report your answer with the correct number of significant figures.

Question 4 4. What is the standard unit of mass?

Question 5 5. What are two types of quantitative data?

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Question 6 6. What should you do with substances that are heating?

Question 7 7. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 8 8. The systematic investigation of scientific theories and hypotheses is known as:

Question 9 9. A group of researchers want to make sure that any results they find in a particular group of participants would also be true for other people, in other places, in studies with other researchers. If a study can do this, we can say that the study has a high level of _____.

Question 10 10. How does the scientific method involve controlling variables?

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Question 11 11. Which rule describes the very first thing you should do when encountering a problem involving a graph or chart?

Question 12 12. When heating a solution, a _____ is the best option for highly flammable substances while a _____ is best when heating to extremely high temperatures.

Question 13 13. What should you do if a substance is not labelled?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 15 15. What is the purpose of processing a substance with a mortar and pestle?

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Question 16 16. Which type of slides are the easiest to prepare?

Question 17 17. If a statement is statistically significant, then:

Question 18 18. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

Question 19 19. For accurate volume measurements, which is the best piece of equipment to use?

Question 20 20. What is the purpose of a ventilation hood?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

Question 22 22. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm3 ? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 23 23. Which piece of equipment is used to see very small specimens and samples?

Question 24 24. If you add 50.0 mL of water to a beaker containing 22 mL of water, then how much water do you have in the beaker?

Question 25 25. Which type of data is always a numerical value?

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Question 26 26. Simge's guinea pig weighs exactly 560. grams. Which of the following most accurately expresses the weight of Simge's guinea pig in scientific notation?

Question 27 27. If a research study is so specific and strange that it does not have any real world application, we can say that the study has a low level of _____.

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

Question 29 29. What is the best use of a beaker?

Question 30 30. How many significant figures are in 54,050?

TExES Science 7-12: Scientific Inquiry & Processes Chapter Exam Instructions

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