Chapter 1b Classifying Matter Practice Test

36 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Matter Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Metals
    • A. 

      Are always magnetic

    • B. 

      are shiny

    • C. 

      Conduct heat and electricity

    • D. 

      Can be pulled in wires

  • 3. 
    Oxygen and nitrogen are
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Nonmetals

  • 4. 
    Scientists organize the elements in the
  • 5. 
    In the periodic table, elements are organized by
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Properties

    • D. 

      Shape

  • 6. 
    Elements with similar properties are in the same column or __________________
  • 7. 
    The smallest particle of an element that has all the properties of the element is the
  • 8. 
    The center of an atom is the
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Proton

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Neutron

  • 9. 
    The particle in the center of an atom that has no charge is the
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 10. 
    The particle in the center of an atom that has a positive charge is the
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Proton

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Neutron

  • 11. 
    The particle that is found outside of the center of the atom that has a negative charge is the
    • A. 

      Neutron

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Proton

    • D. 

      Electron

  • 12. 
    The ______________________________________ tells you the number of protons in the nucleus of the atom.
  • 13. 
    Carbon has an atomic number of 6. How many electrons does it have?
  • 14. 
    Two or more atoms joined together are called a __________________
  • 15. 
    A substance made up of atoms of two or more different elements is a
  • 16. 
    A new material developed to be used in the medical field is
    • A. 

      Fleece

    • B. 

      Gore-tex

    • C. 

      Bone cement

    • D. 

      Tang

  • 17. 
    Good examples of mixtures are
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Fruit salad

    • C. 

      Iron filings and sand

    • D. 

      Pyrite

  • 18. 
    In a mixture, the atoms of the different materials are not combined so they can be easily separated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A special type of mixture where the particles are evenly spread out and dissolved in another material is called a
  • 20. 
    When we describe a substance using our senses we are describing __________________ properties
  • 21. 
    Elasticity means a substance can _______________________
  • 22. 
    Boiling point is a
    • A. 

      Physical property

    • B. 

      Chemical property

  • 23. 
    The three states of matter are
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      New Jersey

  • 24. 
    A change of state is a
    • A. 

      Chemical change

    • B. 

      Physical change

  • 25. 
    A chemical property describes the way substance reacts with another substance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Iron filings in sand is a
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Mixture

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 27. 
    A substance can burn in the presence of oxygen. This is a
    • A. 

      Physical property

    • B. 

      Chemical property

  • 28. 
    Iron reacts with oxygen to form______________.
  • 29. 
    Prospectors use a __________________ property of pyrite (fool's gold) to tell it apart from gold.
  • 30. 
    Pyrite reacts with acid to produce a ______________________.
  • 31. 
    Digesting food is a
    • A. 

      Physical change

    • B. 

      Chemical change

  • 32. 
    Baking soda combines with vinegar to produce
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 33. 
    Which physical state expands to fill up whatever container it is in?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 34. 
    Which physical state takes the shape of its container but has a definite volume?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 35. 
    Which physical sate has a definite shape and volume?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas