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Concept 3 Quiz

Describe the nature of scientific inquiry and list the basic steps of the scientific method.

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Question 1.
The process in which researchers gather facts through observations and formulate scientific hypotheses and theories is called the


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Question 2.
A tentative (or untested) explanation of a natural phenomenon is called a scientific


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Question 3.
All science is based on the assumption that the natural world behaves in a consistent and predictable manner that is comprehensible through careful, systematic study.


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Question 4.
A scientific hypothesis is a well-tested and widely accepted view that the scientific community agrees best explains certain observable facts.


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Question 5.
Facts are obtained as a direct result of


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Question 6.
A scientific discovery can be made by


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Question 7.
As a hypothesis stands up to experimentation, and other competing hypotheses are proven false, the hypothesis is likely to advance to acceptance as a


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Question 8.
Which of the following ways is not included in how to test a hypothesis?


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Question 9.
The Earth-centered model of the universe is accepted today because Earth is unique.


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Question 10.
Paradigms are narrow and isolated in scope to achieve a high degree of certainty.


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