# 5th Grade Science Test -matter, Atoms, Force, Motion & Energy

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I created this quiz to test my son's knowledge of 5th grade Science Concepts, or what he should know by the 5th grade!

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 1 What subatomic particles make up an atom?
 A. Elements and molecules
 B. Protons and electrons
 C. Nucleus and nuetrons
 D. Electrons,nuetrons and protons
 E. Particles and molecules
 2 The basic unit of structure and function of all living things is a ______________?
 3 The measure of the pull of gravity on an object is called it's___________?
 4 Characteristics of a substance that can be observed or measured without changing the substance into something else are.....
 A. Mass
 B. Matter
 C. Chemical reactions
 D. Physical Properties
 E. Solubility
 5 Matter is....?
 A. How heavy an object is in space.
 B. Invisible.
 C. Anything that can be measured.
 D. So small you can not see it without a microscope.
 E. Anything that has mass and takes up space.
 6 Density is......
 A. The amount of dense in an object.
 B. The amount of space an object takes up.
 C. The concentration of matter in an object.
 D. The same as weight, unless you are not on earth.
 E. Is the speed at which light can travel through space.
 7 Solubility is the ability of a substance to be.....?
 A. Measured.
 B. Weighed.
 C. Displaced.
 D. Solid.
 E. Dissolved.
 8 An example of a physical property is.......
 A. Red
 B. Small
 C. Heavy
 D. Soft
 E. All of the above
 9 What process is the opposite of evaporation?
 A. Sublimination
 B. Precipitation
 C. Condensation
 D. Boiling point
 E. Air pressure
 10 What state of matter does not have a definitive shape or volume?
 11 At what temperature does water boil in F and C?
 A. 98 F and 132 C
 B. 212 F and 100 C
 C. 100 F and 212 C
 D. 110 F and 32 C
 E. 32 F and 0 C
 12 Chemical reactions occur when.......
 A. You mix together any two different substances.
 B. You combine a powder and a liquid.
 C. Changes in which one or more new substances are formed.
 D. Gas is created from a liquid.
 E. You mix a gas and a liquid to create a solid.
 13 Is matter created or destroyed during a physical or chemical change?
 A. Created
 B. Destroyed
 C. Created and Destroyed immediately after.
 D. Neither Created nor Destroyed.
 E. It depends on the scientific experiment and which substances you are using.
 14 The very tiny center of an atom is called a.....
 A. Molecule
 B. Particle
 C. Subatomic particle
 D. Nuetron
 E. Nucleus
 15 John Dalton's theory that all matter is made up of tiny particles is called.......?
 A. The theory of evolution
 B. The theory of relativity
 C. The atomic theory of matter
 D. The atom theory
 E. The measurement of matter theory
 16 Which subatomic particle has a negative charge?
 A. Electron
 B. Nuetron
 C. Proton
 D. Nucleus
 E. The theory of negativity.
 17 An element is a substance that is made up of only one kind of........
 A. Nucleus
 B. Particle
 C. Matter
 D. Atom
 E. Metal
 18 What is a molecule?
 A. Two or more atoms linked together.
 B. Particles of atoms
 C. The center of an atom.
 D. Particles of gas
 E. A mole who is very "cule"
 19 What is the smallest unit of an element that has all the properties of that element?
 A. A molecule
 B. An atom
 C. Nucleus
 D. An orbital
 E. A property
 20 What is the chemical symbol of  Hydrogen?
 A. He
 B. Hy
 C. H
 D. Hd
 E. Hn
 21 What is the chemical symbol of Oxygen?
 A. Ox
 B. Oh
 C. Oy
 D. O
 E. Oe
 22 What is the chemical symbol for Copper?
 A. Co
 B. C
 C. Cu
 D. Cp
 E. Ce
 23 A compound is a.......
 A. A mixture
 B. Substance made of the atoms of two or more elements
 C. A chemical reaction between two solids
 D. A two part scientific experiment
 E. A physical property
 24 Any push or pull that causes an object to move, stop or change direction is called?
 A. Gravity
 B. Friction
 C. Energy
 D. Magnetism
 E. Force
 25 Friction is .......
 A. The force between two magnets or poles
 B. A force that opposes, or acts against, motion when two surfaces rub against each other.
 C. When an object is attracted to another object.
 D. Heat
 E. The speed of magnetic force.
 26 What force keeps us from floating into space?
 A. The Magnetic Poles
 B. Gravity
 C. Friction
 D. Force and Motion
 E. The atmosphere
 27 When an unbalanced object is forced to change direction or stops what is this change of motion called?
 A. Magnetism
 B. Friction
 C. Acceleration
 D. Balanced Forces
 E. Unbalanced Forces
 28 If you observe a change in an object's speed or direction, you are observing a change in it's .....
 A. Frame of reference
 B. Position
 C. Gravitational pull
 D. Momentum
 E. Velocity
 29 This is the product of an object's weight and mass, and is a measure of how hard it is to slow down or stop an object.....
 A. Velocity
 B. Friction
 C. Power
 D. Position
 E. Momentum
 30 What is the first law of motion?
 A. Gravity
 B. Inertia
 C. Friction
 D. Force
 E. Momentum
 31 An object at rest will remain at rest and an object in motion will continue moving in a straight line at a constant speed until an outside force acts on it.  Who's law of motion is that?
 A. Einstein's
 B. Bell's
 C. Edison's
 D. Newton's
 E. Washington's
 32 The path one body in space takes as it revolves around another body is called ......
 A. Gravitational pull
 B. Inertia
 C. An orbit
 D. Universal force
 E. Law of the universe
 33 The ability to cause changes in matter is called?
 A. Friction
 B. Force
 C. Energy
 D. Velocity
 E. Strength
 34 An example of kinetic energy is.....
 A. A speeding bullet
 B. A parked car
 C. A baseball in your hand
 D. A bow and arrow
 E. A window
 35 Which are forms of Kinetic Energy?
 A. Potential energy and thermal energy
 B. Electric energy, light energy, mechanical energy, sound energy, thermal energy.
 C. Chemical energy, elastic energy, gravitational energy.
 D. Expressive energy, illusive energy, conservative energy.
 E. Unusable energy, stored energy and hyperbionic energy.
 36 What causes an electric charge?
 A. An object that loses all its subatomic particles at once.
 B. An objects magnetic pull forces energy to combust.
 C. A flow of electrons to nuetrons at the same time.
 D. When two forces move in outward directions.
 E. When an object gains or loses electrons.
 37 When you rub a  red balloon on your hair, electrons rub off the balloon and it becomes .......
 A. Negatively charged
 B. Positively charged
 C. Magnetic
 D. Charged
 E. Attracted to other balloons that are red.
 38 An electric current is a flow of ......
 A. Protons
 B. Nuetrons
 C. Electrons
 D. Thermal energy
 E. Electricity
 39 What material would make a good conductor of electricity?
 A. Plastic
 B. Glass
 C. Rubber
 D. Copper
 E. Air
 40 Any path along which electrons can flow is called ........
 A. A straight line of current
 B. Electric boogooloo
 C. Resistors
 D. Electric circuit
 E. Electric slide
 41 A coil that is magnetized only when an electric current flows through it is an
 A. Electronic magnetica
 B. Elective magnetism
 C. Electromagnet
 D. Electron coil
 E. Electronic conductor
 42 When you look in the mirror you see your ......
 B. Face
 C. Animal magnetism
 D. Reflection
 E. Refraction
 43 When the sun comes through the window, the rays of light bend and slow down, this is called......
 A. Reflection
 B. Reframing
 C. Referring light
 D. Concave light rays
 E. Refraction
 44 The loudness of of a sound is called......
 A. Pitch
 B. Waves
 C. Volume
 D. Compression
 E. Decimeters
 45 What kind of lens would you use to see a butterfly up close?
 A. Refractive lens
 B. Concave lens
 C. Convex lens
 D. Light ray lens
 E. Reflective lens
 46 How are sound waves carried?
 A. By vibrating matter
 B. By pitch waves
 C. By volume
 D. By ultraviolet waves
 47 The transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves is called.....
 A. Convection
 C. Thermal energy
 D. Conduction
 E. Temperature
 48 There is potential energy in ......
 A. Bananas
 B. Cheese
 C. French fries
 D. Oatmeal
 E. All of the above
 49 Which form of energy transfer allows you to feel the warmth of the sun on your face?
 A. Conduction
 B. Convection
 D. Chemical energy
 E. Thermal energy
 50 Why are fossil fuels considered nonrenewable resources?
 A. They are expensive
 B. They are in limited supply
 C. They are buried too far into the earth for us to reach anymore.
 D. They are extinct.
 E. They can not be used anymore because of new laws.
 51 Gasoline is produced from .....
 A. Coal
 B. Natural gas
 C. Kerosene
 D. Petroleum
 E. Peanuts
 52 Hydro in hydroelectric energy means ......
 A. Restful
 B. Heat
 C. Stored
 D. Soil
 E. Water
 53 Nuclear energy is energy released when the nucleus of an atom is......
 A. Heated
 B. Frozen
 C. Combined with solar energy
 D. Split apart
 E. Mixed with flammable gas
 54 Wind energy is used to power these and are connected to electric generators.
 A. Solar panels
 B. Trains
 C. Wind turbines
 D. Irrigation systems
 E. Nuclear power plants
 55 What energy would not be a good idea to use in places like Alaska and the Artic?
 A. Nuclear
 B. Solar
 C. Wind
 D. Hydroelectric
 E. Geothermal
 56 What is a good thing  that you can do to conserve water and energy in your home?
 A. Keep the door closed when the air conditioning is running.
 B. Turn off lights when you are not in a room.
 C. Watch less television and read more.
 D. Turn off the water while brushing your teeth.
 E. All of the above
 57 Are you made up of matter?
 A. No
 B. Yes
 C. I don't know
 D. Does it matter?
 58 What is the average temperature of the human body?
 A. 96.8
 B. 100.6
 C. 99.4
 D. 98.6
 E. 89.6
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