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Washington EOC Biology Grade 10: Scientific Investigation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

Question 2 2. The measure or assessment of consistency of scores across time or different contexts is called _____.

Question 3 3. While creating a project for the science fair, you know that you want to test different materials out to see which absorb the most water. Which of the following would be an example of a good hypothesis?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 5 5. You are conducting a political survey in a neighborhood and decide that after randomly selecting a start point, you will sample every 15th house on the street. What type of sampling will you be using for this survey?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

Question 8 8. Which best defines observations?

Question 9 9. What is the main difference between stratified sampling and cluster sampling?

Question 10 10. In order for a scientist's work to be accepted, other scientists must be able to _____ the experiment.

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Question 11 11. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 12 12. What is something that you need to consider when planning your experiment?

Question 13 13. Which of these was not included as part of creating a hypothesis?

Question 14 14. A research study where the cause-effect conclusions are accurate, and there are no other possible explanations for the results, has a high level of _____ validity.

Question 15 15. 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 _____.

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Question 16 16. If you are measuring daily plant growth, which might be an appropriate tool to use to collect those measurements?

Question 17 17. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 18 18. What are the two key points of simple random sampling?

Question 19 19. A researcher performed a study in which she concluded that children who have parents who read to them at home have better reading skills at school. However, she only included children in the top reading level at school, and no children who have trouble reading. Because she only included one group, and not all groups of children, her study probably has a low level of _____.

Question 20 20. Which of these following words should be avoided when creating your own hypothesis?

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Question 21 21. Scientific questioning comes after which step in the scientific process?

Question 22 22. You need to sample elk in a large wilderness area. These elk occur in herds of many individuals, but the wilderness is vast, and they are found throughout it. You decide to sample random groups across the wilderness instead of sampling random individuals from each group. What type of sampling technique are you employing?

Question 23 23. Successful analysis of your data will be influenced by which factor(s)?

Question 24 24. Which of the following sample hypotheses is a poor choice?

Question 25 25. Which is true about experimentation?

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Question 26 26. When would you use ANOVA?

Question 27 27. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an observation?

Question 29 29. Why might you re-run an experiment?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best describes a hypothesis?

Washington EOC Biology Grade 10: Scientific Investigation Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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