5th Grade Science Test -matter, Atoms, Force, Motion & Energy

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5th Grade Science Test -matter, Atoms, Force, Motion & Energy

I created this quiz to test my son's knowledge of 5th grade Science Concepts, or what he should know by the 5th grade!


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  • 1. 
    What subatomic particles make up an atom?
    • A. 

      Elements and molecules

    • B. 

      Protons and electrons

    • C. 

      Nucleus and nuetrons

    • D. 

      Electrons,nuetrons and protons

    • E. 

      Particles and molecules

  • 2. 
    The basic unit of structure and function of all living things is a ______________?
  • 3. 
     The measure of the pull of gravity on an object is called it's___________?
  • 4. 
    Characteristics of a substance that can be observed or measured without changing the substance into something else are.....
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Matter

    • C. 

      Chemical reactions

    • D. 

      Physical Properties

    • E. 

      Solubility

  • 5. 
    Matter is....?
    • A. 

      How heavy an object is in space.

    • B. 

      Invisible.

    • C. 

      Anything that can be measured.

    • D. 

      So small you can not see it without a microscope.

    • E. 

      Anything that has mass and takes up space.

  • 6. 
    Density is......
    • A. 

      The amount of dense in an object.

    • B. 

      The amount of space an object takes up.

    • C. 

      The concentration of matter in an object.

    • D. 

      The same as weight, unless you are not on earth.

    • E. 

      Is the speed at which light can travel through space.

  • 7. 
    Solubility is the ability of a substance to be.....?
    • A. 

      Measured.

    • B. 

      Weighed.

    • C. 

      Displaced.

    • D. 

      Solid.

    • E. 

      Dissolved.

  • 8. 
    An example of a physical property is.......
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Small

    • C. 

      Heavy

    • D. 

      Soft

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What process is the opposite of evaporation?
    • A. 

      Sublimination

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Boiling point

    • E. 

      Air pressure

  • 10. 
    What state of matter does not have a definitive shape or volume?
  • 11. 
    At what temperature does water boil in F and C?
    • A. 

      98 F and 132 C

    • B. 

      212 F and 100 C

    • C. 

      100 F and 212 C

    • D. 

      110 F and 32 C

    • E. 

      32 F and 0 C

  • 12. 
    Chemical reactions occur when.......
    • A. 

      You mix together any two different substances.

    • B. 

      You combine a powder and a liquid.

    • C. 

      Changes in which one or more new substances are formed.

    • D. 

      Gas is created from a liquid.

    • E. 

      You mix a gas and a liquid to create a solid.

  • 13. 
    Is matter created or destroyed during a physical or chemical change?
    • A. 

      Created

    • B. 

      Destroyed

    • C. 

      Created and Destroyed immediately after.

    • D. 

      Neither Created nor Destroyed.

    • E. 

      It depends on the scientific experiment and which substances you are using.

  • 14. 
    The very tiny center of an atom is called a.....
    • A. 

      Molecule

    • B. 

      Particle

    • C. 

      Subatomic particle

    • D. 

      Nuetron

    • E. 

      Nucleus

  • 15. 
    John Dalton's theory that all matter is made up of tiny particles is called.......?
    • A. 

      The theory of evolution

    • B. 

      The theory of relativity

    • C. 

      The atomic theory of matter

    • D. 

      The atom theory

    • E. 

      The measurement of matter theory

  • 16. 
    Which subatomic particle has a negative charge?
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Nuetron

    • C. 

      Proton

    • D. 

      Nucleus

    • E. 

      The theory of negativity.

  • 17. 
    An element is a substance that is made up of only one kind of........
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Particle

    • C. 

      Matter

    • D. 

      Atom

    • E. 

      Metal

  • 18. 
    What is a molecule?
    • A. 

      Two or more atoms linked together.

    • B. 

      Particles of atoms

    • C. 

      The center of an atom.

    • D. 

      Particles of gas

    • E. 

      A mole who is very "cule"

  • 19. 
    What is the smallest unit of an element that has all the properties of that element?
    • A. 

      A molecule

    • B. 

      An atom

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      An orbital

    • E. 

      A property

  • 20. 
    What is the chemical symbol of  Hydrogen?
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      Hy

    • C. 

      H

    • D. 

      Hd

    • E. 

      Hn

  • 21. 
    What is the chemical symbol of Oxygen?
    • A. 

      Ox

    • B. 

      Oh

    • C. 

      Oy

    • D. 

      O

    • E. 

      Oe

  • 22. 
    What is the chemical symbol for Copper?
    • A. 

      Co

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      Cu

    • D. 

      Cp

    • E. 

      Ce

  • 23. 
    A compound is a.......
    • A. 

      A mixture

    • B. 

      Substance made of the atoms of two or more elements

    • C. 

      A chemical reaction between two solids

    • D. 

      A two part scientific experiment

    • E. 

      A physical property

  • 24. 
    Any push or pull that causes an object to move, stop or change direction is called?
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Magnetism

    • E. 

      Force

  • 25. 
    Friction is .......
    • A. 

      The force between two magnets or poles

    • B. 

      A force that opposes, or acts against, motion when two surfaces rub against each other.

    • C. 

      When an object is attracted to another object.

    • D. 

      Heat

    • E. 

      The speed of magnetic force.

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