Quiz on Scientific Method

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Quiz on Scientific method

1. Scientific method is a systematized and organized way of gathering knowledge through an orderly process of
in depth analysis -interpretation-generalization and theorizing-hypothesis formulation
observation-experimentation-framing of hypothesis-theorizing-interpretation
observation- experimentation-interpretation-generalization
observation-framing of hypothesis-experimentation-interpretation-theorizing
2. Scientific method starts with
careful observation
framing hypothesis
review of literature
inductive reasoning
3. The detailed study of available data on the topic selected is called
review of literature
peer review
blind review
scientific evidence
4. Formulating a hypothesis refers to
an educated guess based on experience
the possible answer based on experience
an educated guess that can be tested scientifically
a predictive statement for conducting an experiment
5. In majority of experiments, the validity of hypothesis is tested by comparing experimental results with control. Controlled experiment refers to setting up a control or a
a treatment in non experimental natural condition
a treatment in experimental natural condition
a treatment in non experimental testing condition
a treatment in experimental artificial condition
6. Which of the statement is correct regarding theory and law?
theory is universally accepted capable of making true predictions
Law is universally accepted capable of making true predictions
Theory has more authenticity than law
Generally Laws are subjected to revision and rejection
7. Formulation of the theory of gravitation by Issac Newton (apple story) is an example of
willful invention
scientific evidnece
8. Which of the hypothesis is stated first with an objective to avoid personal bias of the investigator in collecting data?
null hypothesis
alternative hypothesis
ad hoc hypothesis
auxillary hypothesis
9. The variable that the researcher changes in an experiment is called
dependent variable
independent variable
controlled variable
uncontrolled variable
10. The expert scrutiny of result of a scientific paper before publishing is called
review of literature
self review
expert review
peer review
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