LECTURE QUIZ 1                     PRINT NAME CLEARLY ->
 

1.  Which one is NOT correct?
A.   Science is a collection of facts
B.  Science is the process of discovering the rules that govern the physical universe
C.  Science deals with facts and observations which are testable and debatable
D.  Science is a way of critically thinking
 
2.  What starts with a conclusion that cannot be proven wrong?
A.  junk science
B. pseudoscience
C. science

3.  Which of the following refers to the human inability to determine what the temperature is early in spring?
A.  Subjective vs objective tests
B. Independent controls
C. Repetition and adequate sample size
 
4. Which of the following refers to a bathroom scale that gives the same wrong reading all the time?
A.  Subjective vs objective tests
B. Independent controls
C. Accuracy and precision
 
5. Which one of the following statements can be TESTED?
A.  I am sad
B. You are making me sad
C. My sadness has given me a fever
D. My sadness is making me ill

6. Astrology is a subject of science? T or F

7.  Which of the following is required since results in the real world are almost never 100% consistent
a. Subjective vs objective tests
b. Independent controls
c. Statistical analysis

8.  Who developed Mendelian genetics
a.  Pasteur
b.  Dr. Ronald Ross
c.  Mendel

9.  Which refers to the group that is not exposed to the variable in question
a. Subjective vs objective tests
b. Independent controls
c. Accuracy and precision

10.  What step was Dr. Ross at when he dissected both the control and experimental (fed on infected individuals) groups and discovered that only the experimental group contained plasmodium in their stomach.
a. Collect information
b. State the problem
c. Test the hypothesis

E.C. “Cherry picking” refers to:
a. no attempt to publish in refereed journals
b. starts with a question
c. ignores facts that dont support conclusion
 

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