Scientific Method Quiz

Understanding the Scientific Method and Experiments

Take this quiz to see if you understand the steps of the scientific method and how theories and laws differ.
Take this quiz to see if you understand the steps of the scientific method and how theories and laws differ. Rob Friedman, Getty Images

2. A pattern or relationship that has been established based on a large amount of experimental data is a:

6. If a hypothesis is shown to be true within a high statistical probability, can it still be wrong?

9. A well-substantiated explanation of an aspect of the natural world is a:

Scientific Method Quiz

You got: % Correct. You're Somewhat Unscientific

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This quiz gave you some trouble, but if you brush up on the steps of the scientific method and the difference between laws and theories, you'll be ready to design your own experiments.

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Scientific Method Quiz

You got: % Correct. Lab Assistant Material

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Make sure you review the scientific method before designing and conducting experiments.. Casarsa / Getty Images

Good job! You answered several of the scientific method quiz questions correctly. You just need to fine tune your skills to move from lab assistant material to becoming someone ready to design excellent original experiments.

The next step might be reviewing different types of variables and how to propose a good hypothesis.

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Scientific Method Quiz

You got: % Correct. Scientific Method Master

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If you understand the scientific method, theories, and laws, you can perform and analyze experiments.. Ugurhan Betin / Getty Images

Good work! You did very well on the scientific method quiz. You understand the steps of the method and how experimental data can be used to develop scientific theories and laws.

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If you're ready to try an experiment, apply the scientific method to determine whether ethylene really affects how quickly fruit ripens.