Branches of Science Quiz

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Which branch of science studies formal systems governed by axioms and rules?

Formal sciences

What distinguishes the formal sciences from other branches of science?

They rely on empirical evidence

Which discipline uses scientific knowledge for practical purposes such as engineering and medicine?

Applied sciences

What is the primary focus of the social sciences?

Studying individuals and societies

Where do the earliest written records of identifiable predecessors to modern science date back to?

Bronze Age Egypt and Mesopotamia

What is H2O

Molecule formula

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Branches of Science

  • Formal sciences study formal systems governed by axioms and rules
  • Formal sciences are distinguished from other branches of science by their focus on abstract systems and lack of empirical evidence

Applied Sciences

  • Applied sciences use scientific knowledge for practical purposes
  • Examples of applied sciences include engineering and medicine

Social Sciences

  • Primary focus of social sciences is on the study of human behavior and society

History of Science

  • Earliest written records of identifiable predecessors to modern science date back to ancient Mesopotamia

Chemistry

  • H2O is the chemical formula for water

Test your knowledge of the different branches of science with this quiz. From natural sciences like physics and biology to social sciences such as economics and psychology, challenge yourself to see how much you know about these diverse fields of study.

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