CORE11-113 STaRS 131
PRACTICE MID-SEMESTER EXAM
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
Which of the following is true of the scientific method ?
It should be a linear process
It should be open to bias
It should be based on observation / experiment
The hypothesis must be able to be proven
A peer-reviewed journal is one in which
articles have been assessed by a panel of students
articles have been reviewed by an editor
articles have been reviewed on the internet prior to publication
articles have been assessed by scholars in the field
When reading a website article in which sources were not referenced, you would be most concerned about:
(In this case, Authority may also be a valid optionÃ¢ÂÂ¦ however, questions on the exam will only ever have ONE right answer and as such will have to be more concise than this one)
Which of the following is a subjective issue ?
the proportion of obese Australians under 12 is increasing
petrol is cheaper on Tuesdays
STaRS tutors are the best in the Faculty
South America is hotter then North America
What is the main claim of the following argument?
"I don't care how many architecture awards Harry has won.
He simply has no taste. His building on Main Street looks like a matchbox, and the proportions of the house he designed for the Smiths are all wrong"
I don't care how many awards Harry has won
Harry has no taste
Harry's building on Main Street looks like a matchbox
The proportions of the house Harry designed for the Smiths are all wrong
Gender of subjects in a research experiment corresponds to what type of variable?
A study design in which data about alcohol consumption is collected retrospectively from liver cancer patients and...