MCQs on Scientific Methods Questions and Answers Quiz

MCQs on Scientific Methods Questions and Answers Quiz

Scientific Methods – Definition

Zoology the branch of Biology is a natural science. The word science is derived from a Latin verb meaning to know.

The knowledge of science is based on observations and experiments. Science is a way of knowing something. The advancement in science is the development of new ideas. These ideas collectively explains a number of observations. The most exciting ideas in science are those that explain the greatest variety of phenomena. There are different steps in scientific methods. The scientific method is based on hypothetico – deductive method.

All of these Zoology MCQs are preferably for test / interview preparation for BSc, MSc, BS (Hons), NTS, FPSC, PPSC, PTS, CSS and all other competitive examination for foreign study including overseas students.


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Scientific Methods MCQs (Questions and Answers Quiz)

Q1. The first part of scientific method is:

  1. Knowledge
  2. Observation
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Experiment

Answer: c

Q2. What is hypothesis?

  1. Tentative answer
  2. Untested
  3. Trial basis
  4. All of the above

Answer: d

Q3. Which moves from general to specific?

  1. Inductive method
  2. Deductive method
  3. Both a and b
  4. None

Answer: b

Q4. Which moves from specific to general?

  1. Deductive method
  2. Inductive method
  3. Both a and b
  4. None

Answer: b

Q5. Which is the second step in scientific method?

  1. Hypothesis
  2. Experiment
  3. Deduction
  4. Theory

Answer: c

Q6. Deduction is a logical consequence of  hypothesis .  True/false

Answer: True

Q7. How the hypothesis can be tested?

  1. By development of theory
  2. By scientific laws
  3. By performing experiments
  4. Conduct seminars

Answer: c

Q8. When hypothesis is tested by repeated experiments and is not proved wrong then it becomes_________.

  1. Scientific law
  2. Theory
  3. Experiment
  4. All of the above

Answer: b

Q9. A generalized theory with many broad scope of application becomes:

  1. Experiment
  2. Scientific laws
  3. Theory
  4. Hypothesis

Answer: b

Q10. Which hypothesis may make accurate predictions  ?

  1. False hypothesis
  2. Testable hypothesis
  3. Untestable hypothesis
  4. Proved hypothesis

Answer: a

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