Quiz - Lessons #14 And #15 - Matter

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Matter Quizzes & Trivia

You MAY take this quiz with a partner. If you work with a partner, use both first names with last initial. You SHOULD use your lesson handout. The questions are in the same order as the handout. The order of questions and answers is randomized.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Matter is anything that has mass and takes up...
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Smell

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 2. 
    If you cut an atom in half, it's exactly the same only smaller. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Matter is made up of tiny particles called ________________. 
    • A. 

      Atoms

    • B. 

      Molecules

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Protons

  • 4. 
    An element is a pure substance made of only ONE  kind of atom.  There are about 90 different elements found in nature.  Which of the following is NOT an element? 
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Silver

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 5. 
    What are most atoms made out of?  Check ALL that apply. 
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Neutrons

    • D. 

      Bologna

    • E. 

      Electricity

    • F. 

      Neutrinos

  • 6. 
    A compound is a substance made when two or more elements combine.  Which of the following is NOT a compound. 
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

  • 7. 
    Any characteristic that you can use to identify and describe a a substance is called a __________________. 
    • A. 

      Property

    • B. 

      Identity

    • C. 

      Feature

    • D. 

      Frito

  • 8. 
    A property that can be measured or observed directly is called a...
    • A. 

      Physical property

    • B. 

      Chemical property

    • C. 

      Sand

    • D. 

      Tomato

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a physical property of this apple? 
    • A. 

      It is delicious

    • B. 

      It is mostly red

    • C. 

      It has one green leaf

    • D. 

      It has a smooth texture

    • E. 

      It is shiny

  • 10. 
    Density is a property of matter.  Why does wood float in water? 
    • A. 

      Wood is denser than water

    • B. 

      Wood is less dense than water

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    Whether or not a substance is attracted to a magnet is a physical property. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In which property of matter are particles packed tightly together, but can slide past one another? 
    • A. 

      Liquid

    • B. 

      Solid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Granite rock

  • 13. 
    The particles of a solid are packed tightly, but vibrate in place. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which property of matter has no fixed volume or shape? 
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Solid

    • C. 

      Liquid.

  • 15. 
    Air IS matter. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False