# Physical Science Quiz 1

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Physical science quiz 1

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 1 Pressure is defined as __________ .
 A. force/area
 B. P1 = P2
 C. area/force
 D. Mass/acceleration
 2 According to the kinetic theory, all matter is composed of __________.
 A. Solid material
 B. Waves
 C. Plasma
 D. Particles
 3 The supporting force exerted by a fluid on an object immersed in it is called __________.
 A. Lift
 B. Denisty
 C. Buoyant force
 D. Viscosity
 4 Which of the following best describes particles in a solid?
 A. Molecules slide past each other; sample takes shape of container
 B. No attractive forces between particles
 C. Fills whatever container it is in
 D. Particles tightly packed together
 5 According to Pascal, pressure applied to a fluid __________ .
 A. Increases as it moves through the fluid
 B. Fluctuates as it is transmitted throughout the fluid
 C. Is transmitted unchanged throughout the fluid
 D. Decreases as it moves through the fluid
 6 What causes a balloon to remain inflated?
 A. The temperature of the air inside the balloon gradually decreases.
 B. Air particles collide with the walls of the balloon.
 C. The walls of the balloon gradually compress the gas inside.
 D. Air particles continue to enter through the balloon's walls.
 7 According to Charles's law, at a constant pressure, if the temperature of a gas __________, the volume __________ .
 A. Increases; increases
 B. Decreases; decreases
 C. Increases; decreases
 D. Decreases; increases
 8 Refrigerators use the process of __________ to remove heat from the interiors.
 A. Combustion
 B. Compression
 C. Sublimation
 D. Evaporation
 9 __________ is the thermal energy that flows from a material with a higher temperature to one with a lower temperature.
 A. Kinetic energy
 B. Work
 C. Heat
 D. Potential energy
 10 If the particles in an object begin to move more quickly, their average kinetic energy __________ and the object's temperature __________.
 A. Decreases, rises
 B. Increases, falls
 C. Increases, rises
 D. Decreases, falls
 11 According to Boyle's law, at a constant temperature, if the volume of a container of gas is __________, then pressure of the gas will __________ .
 A. Increased; increase
 B. Increased; decrease
 C. Decreased; decrease
 D. Decreased; increase
 12 The moving particles in an object have __________ energy.
 A. Decreasing
 B. Increasing
 C. Kinetic
 D. Potential
 13 The opposite of evaporation is __________.
 A. Condensation
 B. Convection
 D. Conduction
 14 __________ is the ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object immersed in it.
 A. Viscosity
 B. Thermal expansion
 C. Buoyancy
 D. Vaporization
 15 When the temperature of a substance is lowered, its particles __________ .
 A. Vibrate more slowly
 B. Escape the attractive forces of the other particles
 C. Stop vibrating completely
 D. Vibrate more quickly
 16 Thermal energy is the __________ of the particles in a material.
 A. Potential energy
 B. Total energy
 C. Temperature
 D. Average kinetic energy
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