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Question 1: The statement, "The development of a rational for the behavior of gases based on

molecular motion" is an example of:

a) scientific law

b) an experiment

c) a hypothesis

d) a theory


Question 2: Which of the four principles of critical thinking would best be applied to the following excerpt describing the work of two famous scientists?

"Their failure to sufficiently inform and share information with their peers caused an enormous amount of animosity. They also extrapolated their heat measurements, and this resulted in an exaggeration of their energy claimsFleischmann and Pons also made it sound like the experiment was easy; this couldn't have been further from the truth. Consequently, thousands of scientists around the world hurried off to try to make "Utah fusion," and when they failed, their anger fueled the already-burning hostility against Pons and Fleischmann."

a) Falsifiability

b) Logic

c) Replicability

d) Sufficiency


Question 3: Which of the following two elements are the primary constituents of the core of our earth?

a) 02 &Si

b) Fe & Ni

c) Ca & Mg

d) Fe & Ca

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