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Particle Quiz

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Particle Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      An ice cube.

    • B. 

      A glass of water from the faucet.

    • C. 

      A glass of water in the fridge.

    • D. 

      A glass of water that has been sitting in the sun

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Particles are everywhere.

    • B. 

      You cannot see particles but you can smell them in the air.

    • C. 

      Particle are very small, and you cannot see them.

    • D. 

      Gas particles are spread out.

  • 3. 
    Why can't you put your hand through a solid table?
    • A. 

      Because the particles are close together and in a fixed position.

    • B. 

      Because the particles vibrate.

    • C. 

      Because the particles are solid.

    • D. 

      Because it does not move.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      You can move through air.

    • B. 

      You cannot see a gas.

    • C. 

      Gas particles are constantly moving in all directions.

    • D. 

      You can compress a gas and "squeese" a particle together.

  • 5. 
    Ice floats in water.  This is evidence that…
    • A. 

      Solid particles are close together and vibrate

    • B. 

      Ice is better than water

    • C. 

      Ice particles are less dense than water particles.

    • D. 

      Ice and water do not mix

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a property of a solid.
    • A. 

      It has a defined shape.

    • B. 

      The particles slide past each other

    • C. 

      It flows.

    • D. 

      It undergoes a phase change.

  • 7. 
    What is a phase change?
    • A. 

      When a gas evaporates.

    • B. 

      When water turns to ice.

    • C. 

      When a solid turns into a liquid.

    • D. 

      Any time matter changes into a solid, a liquid or a gas.

  • 8. 
    Carbon dioxide is unique because it goes form a solid (dry ice) directly to a gas under normal pressure (unlike water that goes from solid to liquid to gas).  This is called:
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Sublimation

    • C. 

      Quantification

    • D. 

      Meltification

  • 9. 
    What does the temperature of a substance depend on?
    • A. 

      Whether the substance has a fixed shape.

    • B. 

      Weather the substance has a fixed volume

    • C. 

      The state of matter of the substance

    • D. 

      The kinetic energy of the particles in the substance

  • 10. 
    Why can a liquid flow?
    • A. 

      Its particle ate locked in place but can pass through each other.

    • B. 

      Its particles ate far apart and occasionally bounce into each other.

    • C. 

      Its particles are close together and slide past each other.

    • D. 

      It does not have particles.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Solid, liquid, gas

    • B. 

      Gas, solid, liquid

    • C. 

      Gas, liquid, solid

    • D. 

      Gas, liquid, gas

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Particles in ice move slow but particles in hot water move fast.

    • B. 

      Ink will mix faster in hot water that in cold water.

    • C. 

      When popcorn is cold you cannot smell the particles, when you heat it, you can smell the particles.

    • D. 

      Tea made hot water spreads the particles (and the flavor) better than cold water.