Scientific Method: Question Preview (ID: 2339)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled SCIENTIFIC METHOD: Powerpoint Notes In Life Science .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

Scientists propose ___ that can be ___ by examining evidence.
a) explanations/tested
b) data/tested
c) observations/proven
d) explanations/tested

The set of skills or steps that scientists use to answer questions is the ___.
a) scientific method
b) hypothesis
c) control group
d) variable

In today's world, scientists form a global community. This means that ___.
a) scientists live in a single country
b) scientists work on the same topic
c) each scientist works in isolation
d) scientists share their results with other scientists

Science deals only with the _____.
a) planet Mars
b) student
c) natural world
d) solar system

In a controlled experiment ___.
a) control group is compared with one or more experimental groups
b) there are at least two variables
c) all factors should be different
d) a variable is not needed

In a ___ only one variable is changed at a time.
a) controlled experiment
b) theories
c) hypothesis
d) data

A scientist who wants to study the possible side affects of a new medicine would probably ___.
a) give each experimental group the same dose of medicine
b) simply ask the subjects about the medicine's affects
c) include a control group that received no medicine
d) use different numbers of subjects in each treatment group.

A hypothesis must be stated in a way that makes it __________.
a) incorrect
b) illogical
c) testable
d) a theory

A set of related hypotheses that are supported by evidence may become accepted as a ___.
a) hypothesis
b) theory
c) prediction
d) controlled group

Scientists often use experiments to test their ___, which are possible explanations for observations.
a) hypotheses
b) predictions
c) theory
d) control group

Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 2339 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register