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User: SHIRLENIA SCOTT
In Course: Chemistry I V10 ( 3065)
Instructor: Ms. Betty Cheng
Exam: 01.01 Module One Pre-assessment

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22 of 53 points

This does not include 1 essays which have not been graded that account for 1 points of the maximum possible score of 53. Instructions: At this time, please take the Module 01: Pretest. This pretest assesses your current knowledge of the material covered in this module. Based on your pretest performance, you may be eligible to exempt assignments. Your instructor will communicate your eligibility once the pretest has been graded.

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Question 1 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]A body of knowledge and the process of gaining that knowledge is called  technology.
 facts.
 science.
 information.
Points earned on this question: 1

Question 2 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]All of the following are true about science except
 It is a body of knowledge.
 It does not change once a law is discovered.
 It is tested by many scientists over time.
  It uses the scientific method.
Points earned on this question: 0

Question 3 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]Which of the following could be considered a scientific statement? More than one answer may apply.  I think that cookies taste much better than cake.
 I observed that butterflies prefer the yellow flowers.
 Yellow is a cheerful color.
 You should not get x-rays because they are dangerous.
Points earned on this question: 1

Question 4 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]Which question can be answered using the scientific method?  What is the meaning of life?
 Do red or orange flowers attract more butterflies?
 Do roses smell better than lilies?
 Are alien spacecrafts powered by gasoline?
Points earned on this question: 1

Question 5 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]It would not be practical to use scientific experimentation to test the effect of  tempo on the quality of music.
 color on brain waves and function.
 adrenaline on the mating behaviors of animals.
 pH on the color of flowers.
Points earned on this question: 0

Question 6 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]Which of the following is not an example of a science?  philosophy
 ecology
 astronomy
 biology
Points earned on this question: 1

Question 7 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]Astrology is a pseudoscience because
 it needs to be tested more before it can be a real science.  it claims to be, but is not, a science.
 it is a controversial science.
 it is a new and unproven science.
Points earned on this question: 1

Question 8 (Worth 1 points)
[01.02]Which statement is the best example of pseudoscience?  Mike joined a group that studies phrenology.
 C.J. joined a group that studies endangered species.
 Katarina joined a group that studies herbal remedies.
 Lee joined a group that studies stars and planets.
Points earned on this question: 0

Question 9 (Worth 1 points)
[01.03]Sheeba is trying to determine how music affects a person’s pulse rate. She has her mother listen to classic rock at a high volume for 30 minutes, her younger brother listen to classical music quietly while he sleeps at night, and her grandmother listen to 2 hours of rap at a medium volume. She records each person’s pulse before and after listening to the music. What is missing from Sheeba’s scientific investigation?  an experiment that takes initial and final measurements

 a specific hypothesis to test with a controlled experiment  experimental data that can be recorded and analyzed
 test subjects willing to participate in the experiment
Points earned on this question: 1

Question 10 (Worth 1 points)
[01.03]Which of the following statements about science is true?  Science is built on opinions and assumptions.
 Science tests the validity of philosophy, and religion.
 Science is tested and retested through experimentation.
 Science proves facts about the world around us.
Points earned on this question: 1...
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