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Astrology is an example of pseudoscience. Why is astrology considered a pseudoscience, unlike astronomy, which is a science?
a) because it not based on empirical evidence
b) because astrology is older than astronomy
c) because it is based on the scientific method
d) because it can be easily replicated by other scientists

a process of investigation that in one or more ways resembles science but deviates from the scientific method
a) pseudoscience
b) science
c) math
d) empirical evidence

the systematic study of natural events and conditions
a) science
b) empirical evidence
c) pseudoscience
d) math

the observations, measurements, and other types of data that people gather and test to support and evaluate scientific explanations
a) empirical evidence
b) science
c) pseudoscience
d) mathematics

Creativity does not play a role in science.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

Scientific evidence can often be a very strongly held opinion by a scientist who has done a lot of studying on a subject.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

Scientific explanations do not change.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

The methods of science can be used in other fields.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Scientific explanations should be logical and testable.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Science is the study of the natural world.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

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