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The Process of Scientific Thinking Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following kinds of studies is most reliable?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a worthwhile question to ask when evaluating a scientific claim?

Question 3 3. Which of the following scientific papers is most likely to be reliable?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a good description of the question that should be stated as part of a scientific investigation?

Question 5 5. If you conduct an experiment and the hypothesis can't be confirmed, what should you do?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT something one needs to consider when conducting an experiment?

Question 7 7. Science is knowledge gained through:

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a power of science?

Question 9 9.

Which of the following is a limitation of science?

I. It does not create morals

II. It cannot judge aesthetics

III. It is based on evidence

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of a technology commonly used in modern industry?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT an example of technology in everyday life?

Question 12 12. What is technology?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best defines the term Observation?

Question 14 14. What is another name for scientific law?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about scientific theories is wrong?

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Question 16 16. What is an agrarian society?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an effect that farming technology had on human societies?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an effect that the development of digital technologies has had on human societies?

Question 19 19. The peer review process is ______.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not a step in the peer review process for a grant?

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Question 21 21. Reviewers comment on the _______ of the research.

Question 22 22. What is the main usage of alternative models?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is not a component of a computer model?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would NOT be included as one of the goals of a scientific model?

Question 25 25. Which of the following kinds of papers is most reliable?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the definition of scientific investigation?

Question 27 27. Radiation therapy machines:

Question 28 28. What is automated mass production?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not true about both scientific laws and scientific theories?

Question 30 30. Which of the following was NOT an effect that the industrial revolution had on human societies?

The Process of Scientific Thinking Chapter Exam Instructions

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