The History & Societal Contexts of Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following can be understood through Dalton's atomic theory?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not part of Dalton's atomic theory?

Question 3 3. How much energy is in one gram?

Question 4 4. What is an example of the equation E = mc^2 in action?

Question 5 5. What is a risk-benefit analysis?

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Question 6 6. In the example used in this lesson, what is the MAIN reason testing the whole population for horribilitis is not a good idea?

Question 7 7. Nicolaus Copernicus was:

Question 8 8. Copernicus

Question 9 9. What is the Germ Theory of Disease?

Question 10 10. How was the theory of spontaneous generation used to explain why food that was left out would eventually be covered in microbes, maggots, flies, and rodents?

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12.

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 13 13. While teaching in an inner-city school in a major city, most of your students are African American or Hispanic. You want to show them scientists from their own backgrounds, but don't have funding to take them to a college. Which of the following is an option to expose your students to this cultural diverse lesson?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a strategy to help students make their own personal connections to their culture through science?

Question 15 15. Who was the first known Greek philosopher?

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Question 16 16. Why was Aglaonike considered a sorceress?

Question 17 17. Which of the following variables is relevant to science literacy?

Question 18 18. Which of the following illustrates the concept of inquiry-based learning?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the most effective way to use models in the decision-making process?

Question 20 20. Currently, the common model of the human mind compares it to _____.

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Question 21 21. There are 95 white pieces of paper in a hat along with 5 blue pieces of paper. What is the theoretical probability that a blind-folded person draws a blue piece of paper on the first attempt?

Question 22 22. A bag has been filled with 35 red marbles, 25 green marbles, 25 blue marbles and 15 orange marbles. What is the theoretical probability that someone can reach in and randomly pick an orange marble?

Question 23 23. Which of the following was NOT an effect that the industrial revolution had on human societies?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an effect that farming technology had on human societies?

Question 25 25. What percentage of American scientists were white males in 2010?

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Question 26 26. What is diversity in the context of this lesson?

Question 27 27. Where did John Dalton work as a boy?

Question 28 28. Who introduced the theory of relativity?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not necessary information for a risk-benefit analysis?

Question 30 30. Copernicus's revolutionary idea was a mathematical explanation of:

The History & Societal Contexts of Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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