# Chapter 1 Test -- Introduction To Matter

23 Questions  I  By Jpipkin1970
This is a quiz on Chapter 1 of the Physical Science book. The title of the chapter is "Introduction to Matter".

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 1 The measure of the force of gravity on an object is called its _______________.
 A. Mass
 B. Length
 C. Weight
 D. Height
 2 The SI unit for mass is the ___________________.
 A. Kilogram
 B. Ounce
 C. Liter
 D. Pound
 3 All elements are composed of extremely small particles called _______________.
 A. Molecules
 B. Atoms
 C. Mixtures
 D. Compounds
 4 What technique did miners use to separate dirt from gold?
 A. Heating along with charcoal
 B. Electrolysis
 C. Melting
 D. Panning
 5 Substances that CANNOT be broken down into other substances are called __________.
 A. Compounds
 B. Liquids
 C. Mixtures
 D. Elements
 6 True or False -- The density of a substance varies with the samples of that substance.
 A. True
 B. False
 7 How would you calculate the density of an object?
 A. Multiply its weight times its mass
 B. Divide its weight by its volume
 C. Divide its mass by its volume
 D. Multiply its volume times its mass
 8 The measurement of how much matter an object contains is its _________________.
 A. Density
 B. Weight
 C. Mass
 D. Volume
 9 What holds atoms together in a molecule?
 A. Temperature
 B. Chemical bonds
 C. Gravity
 D. Density
 10 Which type of matter consists of two or more substances that are NOT chemically combined?
 A. Atoms
 B. Mixtures
 C. Elements
 D. Compounds
 11 In chemistry, elements are represented by _________________.
 A. Building blocks
 B. Formulas
 C. Symbols
 D. Ratios
 12 The measurement of the amount of space an object takes up is its ______________.
 A. Volume
 B. Density
 C. Formula
 D. Mass
 13 Which of the following examples below represents a homogeneous mixture?
 B. A trash dump
 D. A glass of water
 14 What does this diagram represent?
 A. Molecules
 B. An atom
 C. An element
 D. Nothing
 15 Which of the following is NOT true of a compound?
 A. It contains elements combined in a specific ratio.
 B. It is made up of two or more elements.
 C. It is made of substances that keep their individual properties.
 D. It contains elements that are chemically combined.
 16 What does this picture represent?
 A. A homogeneous mixture
 B. An element
 C. A heterogeneous mixture
 D. A pure substance
 17 A change in matter that produces new substances is called a _________________.
 A. Physical change
 B. Mental change
 C. Chemical change
 18 What is the density of a block of wood with a volume of 10 cubic centimeter and a mass of 100 grams?
 A. 10 grams/cubic centimeter
 B. 100 grams/cubic centimeter
 C. 1 gram/cubic centimeter
 D. 10 cubic centimeters/gram
 19 What shows the ratio of elements in a compound?
 A. A mixture
 B. Element symbols
 C. A formula
 D. A compound
 20 What does this picture represent?
 A. A pure substance
 B. A mixture
 C. A compound
 D. None of the above
 21 A group of atoms that are bonded together are called __________________.
 A. Mixtures
 B. Compounds
 C. Elements
 D. Molecule
 22 Most matter occurs in the environment as _________________.
 A. Elements
 B. Compounds
 C. Mixtures
 D. Atoms
 23 What is made of two or more substances that are together in the same place, but NOT chemically combined?
 A. A molecule
 B. A mixture
 C. An atom
 D. A compound
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