Year 8 Chemistry Volcabulary - Mr. Hung

26 Questions
Periodic Table Quizzes & Trivia

Chemistry vocabulary quiz: Using the following words: atom, mixture, compound, element, periodic table, nucleus, proton, neutron, electron, volume, matter, mass, physical change, chemical change, molecule, chemistry, solid, liquid, gas, properties, inert gas, metals, non-metals, metalloids, boiling point, melting point

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anything that takes up space and has mass
  • 2. 
    A measurement of the amount of matter in an object
  • 3. 
    A measurement of the amount of space an object takes up
  • 4. 
    The smallest particle of matter
  • 5. 
    A change that alters the appearance of a substance, but does not create a new substance.
  • 6. 
    A change that results in the new formation of a substance
  • 7. 
    A substance made up of two or more elements chemically combined together.
  • 8. 
    The smallest particle of a substance made one or two more atoms
  • 9. 
    A study of the materials that make up the universe(matter) and the changes these materials undergo
  • 10. 
    A state of matter where the atoms are arranged in tight, regular pattern, they have very little space between them, and they move very little, only vibrating
  • 11. 
    A state of matter where the atoms can slide past each other, have more space between them, and not arranged in any pattern
  • 12. 
    A state of matter where the atoms are moving very fast, have large amounts of space between them, and have no pattern
  • 13. 
    Characteristics of a substance that never change, and can be used to identify the substanceExample: luster, hardness, density, melting point
  • 14. 
    Created by Demetri Mendelev in 1896, it is a table of all the known elements organized according to their properties
  • 15. 
    Any of the more than 100 known pure substances that cannot be separated into simpler form
  • 16. 
    A property that tells us the temperature at which a substance melts, changing its state from a solid to a liquid
  • 17. 
    A property that tells us the temperature at which a substance boils, changing its state from a liquid to a gas
  • 18. 
    One of the three groups of elements that share properties such as high luster (shiny), high melting points, and good conductors of heat + electricity
  • 19. 
    One of the three groups of elements that share the same properties such as low luster (dull), low melting points, and are poor conductors of heat + electricity
  • 20. 
    Also called semi-metals, one of the three groups of elements that share properties of both metals and non-metals
  • 21. 
    Also called noble-gases, the group of elements on the far right of the periodic table that are non-reactive
  • 22. 
    A positively charged particle that is located in the nucleus of an atom
  • 23. 
    A particle with no charge (neutral) that is located in the nucleus of an atom
  • 24. 
    A negatively charged particle that orbits the nucleus of an atom
  • 25. 
    Two or more substances mixed together, but do not chemically combine
  • 26. 
    The center of an atom, containing both the protons and neutrons