Science Variables Pop quiz
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by Richard Woodard
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
practice with identifying variables
1
1
Identify the independent variable: Does ramp height affect speed?
A. speed
B. height of ramp
C. texture of ramp
D. material of ramp
2
1
Identify the dependent variable: Does ramp height affect speed?
A. speed
B. height of ramp
C. texture of ramp
D. material of ramp
3
2
Identify the controlled variables: Does ramp height affect speed?
A. Speed
B. height of ramp
C. texture of ramp
D. material of ramp
4
1
Identify the independent variable: Does the type of soil have an effect on a plant's height?
A. amount of water
B. plant's height
C. soil type
D. amount of sunlight
5
1
Identify the dependent variable: Does the type of soil have an effect on a plant's height?
A. amount of water
B. plant's height
C. soil type
D. amount of sunlight
6
2
Identify the controlled variables: Does the type of soil have an effect on a plant's height?
A. amount of water
B. plant's height
C. soil type
D. amount of sunlight
7
1
Which variable is the one that is measured?
A. independent
B. dependent
C. controlled
D. hypothesis
8
1
Which varible is the one that is changed on purpose?
A. independent
B. dependent
C. controlled
D. conclusion
9
1
What type of variable needs to stay the same ?
A. independent
B. dependent
C. controlled
D. results
10
0
What is your favorite kind of pop (soda)?
A. Coke
B. Dr. Pepper
C. Mountain Dew
D. all of the above
E. none of the above
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