15.0 State Of Matter

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Matter Quizzes & Trivia

A mini quiz to check your understanding of Chapter 1 Introduction to Matter Section 1 Decribing Matter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One example of a physical change is
    • A. 

      Burning paper.

    • B. 

      Baking cookies.

    • C. 

      Heating table sugar.

    • D. 

      Dissolving salt in water.

  • 2. 
    One example of a chemical change is
    • A. 

      Filtering.

    • B. 

      Burning wood.

    • C. 

      Boiling water.

    • D. 

      Crushing a can.

  • 3. 
    Table sugar and table salt are examples of
    • A. 

      Atoms.

    • B. 

      Elements.

    • C. 

      Mixtures.

    • D. 

      Pure substances.

  • 4. 
    Substances that CANNOT be broken down chemically into other substances are
    • A. 

      Elements.

    • B. 

      Compounds.

    • C. 

      Mixtures.

    • D. 

      Solutions.

  • 5. 
    All elements are composed of extremely small particles called
    • A. 

      Compounds.

    • B. 

      Mixtures.

    • C. 

      Atoms.

    • D. 

      Molecules.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a chemical change?
    • A. 

      Gas burning on a stove

    • B. 

      Rust forming on an iron fence

    • C. 

      Salt dissolving in a glass of water

    • D. 

      Using electricity to break down water into hydrogen and oxygen

  • 7. 
    Which of these statements is false?
    • A. 

      Oxygen and copper are examples of elements.

    • B. 

      Elements are pure substances.

    • C. 

      Atoms of different elements can combine to form compounds.

    • D. 

      Atoms of different elements are the same.

  • 8. 
    If you heat a liquid and measure the temperature at which it boils (boiling temperature), you are measuring a(n)
    • A. 

      Atomic property.

    • B. 

      Physical property.

    • C. 

      Chemical property.

    • D. 

      Molecular property.

  • 9. 
    If you describe a gas that easily catches fire, you are describing a
    • A. 

      State of matter.

    • B. 

      Physical property.

    • C. 

      Chemical property.

    • D. 

      Chemical formula.

  • 10. 
    Soil, a salad, and sugar water are all examples of
    • A. 

      Elements.

    • B. 

      Compounds.

    • C. 

      Mixtures.

    • D. 

      Atoms.