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# Investigating - My Results

This Science quiz is called 'Investigating - My Results' and it has been written by teachers to help you if you are studying the subject at elementary school. Playing educational quizzes is an enjoyable way to learn if you are in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade - aged 8 to 11.

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This quiz is all about the results you get from investigating. Some results are best shown in a chart. We can make others into a table. Some are best written down. Can you make tables from your results? What do your results mean? What have you found out? Scientists are always trying to explain things. Can you answer all these quiz questions about investigating?

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1.
Ella counted the number of birds that came to a bird table. There were blue tits, greenfinches, and robins.

When she saw a blue tit, she colored in a blue square.
When she saw a greenfinch, she colored in a green square.
What color of square did she use for a robin?
Blue
Green
Black
Red
What color would Ella use for a goldfinch?
2.
Ella saw three blue tits, four greenfinches, and two robins. How many blue squares did she color in?
2
3
4
9
Which was the commonest bird?
3.
Ella saw three blue tits, four greenfinches, and two robins. How many birds did Ella see altogether?
3
5
7
9
Which was the least common bird?
4.
Tanya and Laura are doing an experiment. They are pouring sandy water through a filter funnel. The filter funnel has filter paper in it. What comes out at the bottom of the funnel?
Sand and water
Just water
Just sand
Nothing
The filter paper stops the sand
5.
Heidi looked at ten daffodils. She counted the number of petals on each daffodil. She found it was always six. What has Heidi found out?
Daffodils have four petals
Daffodils have six petals
Daffodils have ten petals
Daffodils have sixteen petals
What is your favorite spring flower?
6.
Jacob tested four materials with a magnet. Here are his results:

Rubber ball - Nothing happened
Plastic toy - Nothing happened
Metal paperclip - The magnet picked it up
Ball of wool - Nothing happened

Which one of these was attracted to the magnet?
Rubber ball
Plastic toy
Metal paperclip
Ball of wool
Can you draw a picture to show Jacob’s results?
7.
Jack wanted to know which color of car was most popular. He counted the colors of cars at the school gate. This is how he showed his results. Jack drew a _____.
Table
Chart
Picture
Circle
Can you draw charts?
8.
Jack put his results onto a ________. He used the ________ to draw another chart.
Computer
Television
Camera
Microscope
Can you use a computer to draw a chart?
9.
Jack’s teacher was very pleased with the chart on the computer. She said, ‘We’ll put your chart on the display board.’ So Jack sent the chart to a _______.
Computer
Printer
Mobile
Recorder
Do you have a display board at school? What does it show?
10.
Jack counted the color of cars. Here are Jack’s results:

Black - 8
Blue - 3
Green - 2
Red - 14
Silver - 9
White - 7
Yellow - 2

Which was the most popular color of car?
Red
Blue
Silver
Black
Which colors of car were the least popular?
Author:  David Bland