Chapter 2: The Properties Of Matter

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Properties Of Matter Quizzes & Trivia

Complete this quiz as a review for the Chapter 2 test on the Properties of Matter! In addition to knowing this information, please make sure that you are able to demonstrate how to use the balance and beaker to measure mass and volume of various objects and liquids.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The mass of an object can change if:
    • A. 

      The object is moved to a different height.

    • B. 

      The object is put under water.

    • C. 

      The object is moved to a place where the gravity is different.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A balance can measure the mass of:
    • A. 

      Solids

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Solids and liquids

    • D. 

      Only very heavy things

  • 3. 
    If you place a marble in a half-filled glass of water, the water level will:
    • A. 

      Rise

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Stay the same

    • D. 

      Overflow

  • 4. 
    To find the density of a substance, you must know:
    • A. 

      What it is made of

    • B. 

      How much it weighs

    • C. 

      Its mass and volume

    • D. 

      Its length and width

  • 5. 
    What is used with a balance to measure and object's mass?
    • A. 

      Paper clips

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Standard mass

    • D. 

      Graduated cylinder

  • 6. 
    What is the metric unit of weight?
    • A. 

      Gram

    • B. 

      Newton

    • C. 

      Pound

    • D. 

      Milliliter

  • 7. 
    What has a weight of 9.8 Newtons?
    • A. 

      A 50-gram standard mass

    • B. 

      A hundred-pound box

    • C. 

      A 20-mL graduated cylinder

    • D. 

      A one-kilogram mass

  • 8. 
    To find _____________, divide the mass by the volume.
  • 9. 
    Matter with a density that is greater than water will ___________ when placed in a container of water.
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