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1 TEXT Quiz About Nature of Science Lesson 1 March 3, 2014

2 1. Science is the study of nature through: A.[Pseudoscience] B.[Hunches] C.[Empirical Evidence] D.[Guessing and Proving]

3 2. Which is an example of science: A.[Physics] B.[Astrology] C.[Mythology] D.[Fortune Telling]

4 3. Which is not a characteristic of a scientists habits? A.[Logic] B.[Curiosity] C.[Objectivity] D.[Subjectivity]

5 4. What two things can characterize the practice of science. Select two. A.[Community Hope] B.[Empirical evidence] C.[One Scientists Data] D.[Community Consensus]

6 5. Many claims of pseudoscience are not refutable because they cannot be: A.[Proved] B.[Solved] C.[Tested] D.[Started]

7 6. Why is it good for a scientist to be skeptical? A.[Explanations are not accepted until tested extensively] B.[Explanations are accepted without being tested] C.[Scientists should where white lab coats and disagree with everyone about everything] D.[Skepticism is negative and should not be allowed in modern society]

8 7. Explanations in science must be testable and must have: A.[Errors] B.[Proofs] C.[Consensus] D.[Different results each time]

9 8. These scientists (mostly) study plant life: A.[Taxonomists] B.[Meteorologists] C.[Virologists] D.[Botanists]

10 9. Scientists are _________ about the topics they study: A.[Angry] B.[Curious] C.[No longer learning] D.[Certain]

11 10. These scientists (mostly) study water and the water cycle: A.[Hydrologists] B.[Biologists] C.[Archaeologists] D.[Herpetologists]

12 11. These scientists (mostly) study insects: A.[Entomologists] B.[Biologists] C.[Archaeologists] D.[Chemists]

13 12. These scientists (mostly) study fungi: A.[Entomologists] B.[Geologists] C.[Mycologists] D.[Chemists]

14 13. These scientists (mostly) study blood and its diseases: A.[Entomologists] B.[Hematologists] C.[Mycologists] D.[Zoologists]

15 14. These scientists (mostly) study outer space, the solar system, and the objects in it: A.[Taxonomists] B.[Astronomers] C.[Astrologers] D.[Parasitologists]

16 15. These scientists (mostly) study birds: A.[Seismologists] B.[Astronomers] C.[Ornithologists] D.[Parasitologists]

17 BOCA Quiz About Nature of Science Lesson 1 March 3, 2014

18 01. How many inches in 57 centimeters? Show your work in steps on scratch paper and mark question 01, side 2 of scantron: Select Answer To the Nearest Hundredth. A[22.00 inches] B[22.45 inches] C[22.44 inches] D[23.00 inches]

19 02. How many centimeters in 26 inches? Show your work in steps on scratch paper and mark question 02, side 2 of scantron: Select Answer To the Nearest Hundredth. A[10.23 cm] B[10.24 cm] C[66.04 cm] D[52.66 cm]

20 03. You go fishing with a friend and you only have a metric ruler. Which fish, (A-D) may be kept. (Note Sea Trout must equal 15 inches when caught). Show your work in steps on scratch paper and mark question 03, side 2 of scantron: Select Correct Answer To the Nearest Hundredth. A[38.01 cm] B[23.00 cm] C[37.00 cm] D[38.11 cm]

21 04. You go fishing with a friend and you only have a metric ruler. Which fish, (A-D) may be kept. (Note Cobia must equal 33 inches when caught in Florida). Show your work in steps on scratch paper and mark question 04, side 2 of scantron: Select Correct Answer To the Nearest Hundredth. A[79.01 cm] B[81 cm] C[83.82 cm] D[83.70cm]

22 05. You go fishing with a friend and you only have a metric ruler. Which fish, (A-D) may be kept. (Note Atlantic Red Snapper must equal 20 inches when caught). Show your work in steps on scratch paper and mark question 05, side 2 of scantron: Select Correct Answer To the Nearest Hundredth. A[49.77 cm] B[49.88 cm] C[50.00cm] D[50.80cm]

23 06. How many inches in a centimeter? A[.39 inches] B[2.54 inches] C[1 inch] D[1/2 inch]

24 07. How many centimeters in an inch? A[.39 cm] B[2.54 cm] C[1 cm] D[1/2 cm]

25 08. If you have 200 centimeters of shark, how many feet and inches of shark do you have? Show your work A[5.87 feet] B[6.56 feet] C[6.21 feet] D[7 feet]

26 09. If you have 36 inches in a yard, how many centimeters do you have? Show your work A[100cm] B[91.54cm] C[91.44cm] D[110cm]

27 10. If you have 100 centimeters in a meter, how many inches do you have in a meter? Show your work A[36 inches] B[39.37 inches] C[12 inches] D[50 inches]

28 11. If you have 5,280 feet in a mile, and 91.44 centimeters in a yard, how many meters do you have in one mile? Show your work A[5280 meters] B[1760 meters] C[1609.34 meters] D[1000 meters]

29 12. How many centimeters in a standard English foot? A[12 cm] B[30.48 cm] C[36 cm] D[Depends on the time of year]

30 13. CODE SYSTEM ^=C & @=E & ~=N & *=S & #=I Which code below creates a word that means a systematic study of the world around you? A[*^#@~^@] B[@*^#~^@] C[~*^#@~^@] D[^*#@~^@]

31 14. If You have to travel 200 meters to get to class and you have 3 minutes to travel, how many meters must you go every 30 seconds? A[About 33 meters per ½ minute] B[About 67 meters per ½ minute] C[About 50 meters] D[The full 200 meters]

32 15. A scallop was caught that had a shell that was 7cm across. How many millimeters was this? A[7mm] B[700mm] C[7000mm] D[70mm]

33 A[No Running In The Lab] B[Where Eye Protection When Working in the Lab] C[Always Cut Away From Yourself] D[Never Pick Up Broken Glass With Your Fingers]

34 End of quiz Answers to follow


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