What is a Hypothesis? - Definition & Explanation


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Which of the following should you NOT do in a hypothesis?

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1. Which of the following gives the best example of a hypothesis?

2. Which two types of variables must be included in a hypothesis?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of hypotheses. You will be quizzed on what hypotheses are and how to develop them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • What a hypothesis does
  • Hypothesis example
  • Variables associated with hypothesis
  • Purpose of hypothesis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related hypotheses lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about the construction of a good hypothesis in a different light
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the variables in a hypothesis

Additional Learning

To learn more about hypotheses, review the accompanying lesson called What is a Hypothesis? - Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define hypothesis
  • Recall the purpose of a hypothesis
  • Read examples of hypotheses
  • Review how to develop a hypothesis
  • Learn how to write a hypothesis