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1. While conducting research, examination of previous work is:
  a. A good practice
  b. Not recommended
  c. Not necessary
  d. Too much work
     
2. What is the first step of the scientific method?
  a. Ask and define the question
  b. Hypothesis
  c. Observation
  d. Research
     
3. How many control groups should be used in an experiment?
  a. None
  b. At least 1
  c. 2 or more
  d. More than 5
     
4. A good research abstract has the following parts:
  a. Why the research was done, Collaborative partners
  b. Why the research was done, Research results
  c. Collaborative partners, Conclusions
  d. Very detailed project description, Research results
     
5. Which are the strongest and most reliable sources of information:
  a. Specialized academic texts, Online library database, Scientific Journals
  b. Library, Friends, Newspapers
  c. Online library database, Internet, My Teacher
  d. Friends, Scientific Journals, Discovery Channel
     
6. Independent variables also are known as:
  a. Manipulated variable
  b. Fixed variable
  c. Constant variable
  d. None of these
     
7. Which of the following is correct?
  a. A research paper is like an opinion.
  b. A research paper should be long.
  c. A research paper is a scientific document
  d. None of the above
     
8. Which of the following are the right format for Scientific Research Papers:
  a. Bhutta, B.A., and Lewis, C.H., "Large-Angle-of-Attack viscous Hypersonic Flows over Complex Lifting Configurations," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets; Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 194-204; Jan. 1989.
  b. Bhutta., and Lewis., "Large-Angle-of-Attack viscous Hypersonic Flows over Complex Lifting Configurations," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets; Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 194-204.
  c. Bhutta, B.A., and Lewis, C.H., "Large-Angle-of-Attack viscous Hypersonic Flows over Complex Lifting Configurations," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets;pp. 194-204; Jan. 1989.
  d. Bhutta, B.A., and Lewis, C.H., "Large-Angle-of-Attack viscous Hypersonic Flows over Complex Lifting Configurations,"; Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 194-204; Jan. 1989.
     
9. Which are the main components of a poster?
  a. Title, Authors, Abstract and/or Introduction, Methodology, Results, Conclusions, References, Acknowledgements.
  b. Title, Authors, Methodology, Results, Conclusions, References, Acknoledgements.
  c. Title, Authors, Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Recommendation, Conclusion.
  d. Title, Authors, Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Recommendation, Future Works.
     
10. Which of the following is NOT a good practice of research?
  a. Review the relevant literature
  b. Ignore unexpected outcomes
  c. Establish the research questions and hypothesis
  d. Clearly document all research methods
     
 
 
The following questions ask about your skills, attitudes or behaviors as a student. Read each statement carefully before answering. There are no right or wrong answers, there are no good or bad answers, so please be honest. Remember, your responses are anonymous.
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How much do you know about college and graduate school?
How much interest do you have in enrolling in a college program in science, mathematics, or engineering?
How much confidence do you have in your research skills?
How much confidence do you have in your ability to contribute to science?
How much do you understand what everyday research work is like?
How much skill do you have in reading and writing scientific reports or papers?
How connected are you to a professional or scientific community?
How much confidence do you have to do well in future science courses?
How much confidence do you have in preparing and presenting a scientific poster?
How much do you see yourself as a future researcher or scientist?
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