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H. Bio. Semester 1 Final

Question:
Which of the following statements best distinguishes hypotheses from theories in science?

a. Theories are hypotheses that have been proved.
b. Hypotheses are guesses; theories are correct answers.
c. Hypotheses usually are relatively narrow in scope; theories have broad explanatory power.
d. Hypotheses and theories are essentially the same thing.
e. Theories are proved true in all cases; hypotheses are usually falsified by tests.
Answer:
c. Hypotheses usually are relatively narrow in scope; theories have broad explanatory power.
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Question: Which of the following statements best distinguishes hypotheses from theories in science?a. Theories are hypotheses that have been proved.b. Hypotheses are guesses; theories are correct answers.c. Hypotheses usually are relatively narrow in scope; theories have broad explanatory power.d. Hypotheses and theories are essentially the same thing.e. Theories are proved true in all cases; hypotheses are usually falsified by tests.
Answer: c. Hypotheses usually are relatively narrow in scope; theories have broad explanatory power.