Physical Science Practice Test

195 Questions  I  By Bartlettscience on July 2, 2009
This practice test takes questions from all of the chapters we have studied this summer.  IT may or may not be similar to the actual physical science final given by the high school.  do not look up the answers!  use this test to see what areas you need to study a lITtle more.  relax, take your time, and good luck!

  
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1.  Which of the following is not included in physical science?
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2.  What science deals most with energy and forces?
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3.  Using superconductors to build computers is an example of
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4.  A balance is a scientific tool used to measure
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5.  Which of the following units is an SI base unit?
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6.  The composition of the mixture of gases that makes up our air is best represented on what kind of graph?
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7.  In a controlled experiment,
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8.  Matter is
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9.  What i the chemical formula for iron (III) oxide?
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10.  Which of the following is a mixture?
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11.  Compounds and elements are
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12.  Which of the following is a physical change?
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13.  Which of the following is a pure substance?
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14.  If you add oil to water and shake the two liquids together, you will form a
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15.  Which of the following assumptions is NOT part of the part of the kinetic theory?
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16.  Three common states of matter are
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17.  During which change of state do atoms or molecules become more ordered?
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18.  Which of the following describes what happens as the temperature of a gas in a balloon increases?
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19.  Fluid pressure is always directed
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20.  Materials that can flow to fit their containers include
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21.  If an object weighing 50 N displaces a volume of water with a weight of 10 N, what is the buoyant force on the object?
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22.  Which of Dalton's statements about the atom was later proven false?
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23.  Which statement is NOT true of Bohr's model of the atom?
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24.  According to the moderns model of the atom,
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25.  If an atom has a mass of 11 amu and contains five electrons, it's atomic number must be
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26.  Which statement about atoms of elements in the same group of the periodic table is true?
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27.  The majority of elements in the periodic table are
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28.  An atom of which of the following elements is unlikely to form a positively charged ion?
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29.  Which of the following statements about krypton is NOT true?
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30.  Which of the following is NOT true of compounds made of molecules?
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31.  Compounds are different from mixtures because
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32.  Crystals of table salt, called sodium chloride, are
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33.  Ionic solids
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34.  A chemical bond can be defined as
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35.  Which substance has ionic bonds?
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36.  All organic compounds
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37.  When a chemical reaction occurs, atoms are never
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38.  In an exothermic reaction,
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39.  Radicals
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40.  Hydrogen peroxide, H2O2, decomposes to produce water and oxygen gas.  The balanced equation for this reaction is
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41.  Most reactions speed up when
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42.  A system in chemical equilibrium
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43.  Which of the following is a homogeneous mixture?
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44.  If the label on a bottle of medicine reads "shake well before using," the medicine is probably a
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45.  Suppose you add a teaspoon of table salt to a cool saltwater solution and stir until all of the salt dissolves.  The solution you started with was
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46.  Which of the following materials is an example of a solid dessolved in another solid?
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47.  The dispersed particles of a suspension are ___________than the particles of a colloid.
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48.  Water attracts the ions of ionic compounds because water molecules are
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49.  To dissolve a substance, a solvent must attract particles of the substance more strongly than the ___________ attract each other.
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50.  To cause a solute to dissolve faster, you could
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51.  To increase the solubility of a solid substance in a solvent, you could
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52.  A solution is _________ if it contains as much dissolved solute as it will hold under a given set of  conditions.
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53.  Gases are more soluble in liquids when the pressure is __________ and the temperature is _________.
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54.  The boiling point of a solution of sugar in water is ____________ the boiling point of water.
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55.  Which ions does an acid fomr in solution?
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56.  Which ions does a base form in solution?
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57.  When a solution of nitric acid is added to a solution of calcium hydroxide, the salt formed has the formula
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58.  An antacid relieves an overly acidic stomach because antacids are
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59.  Detergents have replaced soap in many uses because detergents
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60.  Which of the following ionic equations best represents a neutralization reaction?
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61.  An increase in the hydronium ion concentration of a solution _________ the pH.
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62.  Bleach removes stains by
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63.  Which of the following is NOT an acidic material found in the kitchen?
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64.  When a heavy nucleus decays, it may emit
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65.  A neutron decays to form a proton and a(n)
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66.  After three half-lives, ______________ of a radioactive sample remains.
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67.  Carbon dating can be used to measure the age of each of the following except
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68.  The strong nuclear force
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69.  The process in which a heavy nucleus splits into two lighter nuclei is called
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70.  The amount of energy produced during nuclear fission is related to
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71.  Which condition is not necessary for a chain reaction to occur?
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72.  Which of the following is NOT a use for radioactive isotopes?
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73.  If you jog for 1 h and travel 10 km, 10 km/h describes your
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74.  ____________ is a speed in a certain direction.
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75.  An object's speed is a measure of
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76.  A car travels a distance of 210 mi in exactly 4 h.  The driver calculates that he has traveled 52.5 mi/h.  Which of the following terms most nearly describes his calculation?
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77.  Which of the quantities below represents velocity?
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78.  Which of the following is NOT accelerating?
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79.  At the end of a game, a basketball player on the winning team throws the basket ball straight up as high as he can throw it.  At the top of its path, the basketball's velocity is
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80.  Which of the following is NOT caused by a net force?
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81.  A book is siting still on your desk.  Which of the following best describes this situation?
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82.  Newton's first law of motion states tat an object
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83.  The first law of motion applies to
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84.  A measure of inertia is an object's
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85.  Automobile seat belts are necessary for safety because of a passenger's
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86.  Suppose you are pushing a car with a certain net force.  If you then push it with twice the net force, the car's acceleration
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87.  Any change in a boject's velocity is caused by
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88.  An object's acceleration is
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89.  Gravitational force between two masses ____________ as the masses increase and rapidly __________ as the distance between the masses increases.
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90.  An example of action-reaction forces is
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91.  A baseball player catches a line-drive hit.  If the reaction force is the force of the player's glove stopping the ball, the action force is
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92.  __________ is defined as force acting over a distance.
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93.  The quantity that measures how much a machine multiplies force is called
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94.  The unit that represents 1 J of work done each second is the
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95.  Which of the following situations does NOT involve potential energy being changed into kinetic energy?
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