Scientific Method

Question 1 of 10

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What is a hypothesis?

Select one of the following:

  • An educated guess

  • A repeat of an experiment

  • A practical test carried out under carefully regulated conditions

Question 2 of 10

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What does data consist of?

Select one of the following:

  • Measurements

  • Observations

  • Information gatheres

  • All of the above

Question 3 of 10

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Edward Jenner was responsible for the discovery of

Select one of the following:

  • Antibiotics

  • Vaccinations

Question 4 of 10

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Alexander Flemming was responsible for the dicovery of

Select one of the following:

  • Antibiotics

  • Vaccination

Question 5 of 10

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Which of the following are principles of experimentation?

Select one of the following:

  • Safety

  • Ethical issues

  • Accidental discoveries

  • All of the above

Question 6 of 10

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What is a placebo?

Select one of the following:

  • The actual drug

  • A harmless drug

Question 7 of 10

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Should the sample size be

Select one of the following:

  • Large

  • Small

Question 8 of 10

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By how many variables should the actual/test experiment and the control experiment differ?

Select one of the following:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

Question 9 of 10

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Which of the following are limitations of the scientific method?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Insufficient knowledge

  • Wrongly interpreting results

  • Control

  • Ethical issues

  • Careful planning and design

Question 10 of 10

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Which of the following describes the scientific method in the correct order?

Select one of the following:

  • Conclusion, data, principle, theory, observation, hypothesis, experimentation

  • Observation, hypothesis, theory, principle, experimentation, data, conclusion

  • Observation, hypothesis, experimentation, data, conclusion, principle, theory

  • Observation, hypothesis, experimentation, data, conclusion, theory, principle

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Scientific Method

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