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Quiz 1 :

The Nature of Science

Quiz 1 :

The Nature of Science

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Which of the following questions could NOT be used to develop a testable hypothesis?
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Experimentation is the primary,but not only,means used to verify or refute the ________ made by a hypothesis.
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Researchers hypothesized that a North American fungus not only caused symptoms of white-nose syndrome (WNS)but also caused death.The results from their experiment are shown in the graph below.Based on this graph,which of the following hypotheses would be the MOST logical hypothesis for further studies? img
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The hypothesis that there is a common ancestor to all living organisms is strengthened by what observation?
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A scientific hypothesis must be constructed with which of the following characteristics?
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New medications undergo extensive human testing before receiving FDA approval.These tests represent an experiment,and variations in the dosage given to participants represents the
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A scientific hypothesis must be ________; if not,science cannot evaluate it.
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Is it important for scientists to communicate their results to fellow scientists?
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The group of 18 bats that were "sham injected" represents a ________ group that experienced ________. img
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Some questions fall outside the realm of science.Which of the following questions could NOT be answered using the scientific method?
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Victoria,who is 10 years old,wants to be a zoologist when she grows up because she loves animals.So,she decided to begin her training by "doing something scientific." Specifically,she weighed and measured the lengths of all the earthworms she could find in her yard and recorded the data in a notebook.She then made a graph showing the maximum,minimum,and average weights and heights of the earthworms.Was she doing something scientific?
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Recently,beekeepers have noticed an alarming and sudden disappearance of honeybees from their hives.Some beekeepers and environmentalists worry that crops genetically engineered to produce Bt insecticidal toxin may be killing the bees.Without data from a scientific experiment,is it reasonable to state that Bt-containing crops are responsible for the loss of honeybees?
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A group of researchers conducted an experiment and collected the data presented in the graph below.The graph shows that the hypothesis was ________ because all members of the control group ________ while most of the members of both treatment groups ________ by the end of the study. img
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Is it possible for scientists to study events that happened to animals or plants that lived millions of years ago?
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Which of the following statements is true?
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Recently,beekeepers have noticed an alarming and sudden disappearance of honeybees from their hives.Some beekeepers and environmentalists worry that crops genetically engineered to produce Bt insecticidal toxin may be killing the bees.Which of these experiments tests the hypothesis that Bt toxin is killing the bees?
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Once supported by a predictable experimental outcome,a scientific hypothesis
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When scientists generate a single informed,logical,and plausible explanation for a question and observations of the natural world,they are proposing a scientific
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Whenever we ________,we are proceeding scientifically.
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A scientist notices that a population of birds has decreased dramatically within one year and suspects that a newly introduced snail population may be affecting the bird population.Some individuals within the bird population eat snails,primarily,while other individuals avoid eating snails.Which of the following statements represents a prediction based on a well-constructed hypothesis for this observation?
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