Chemistry Quiz: Advanced Level

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This is a basic to advanced level chemistry quiz to test your knowledge of the fundamentals of both organic and inorganic chemistry. It consists of up to forty questions and quite useful for all the high school or college students who are preparing for their finals.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A chemical can be defined as...
    • A. 

      A toxic substance

    • B. 

      An unnatural additive placed in food

    • C. 

      Any substance that has a definite composition

    • D. 

      Any substance that is not alive

  • 2. 
    Inorganic chemistry is the study of...
    • A. 

      Non-carbon related compounds

    • B. 

      The chemistry of living things

    • C. 

      Mathematical modeling

    • D. 

      The identification of the composition of materials

  • 3. 
    Biochemisty is the study of...
    • A. 

      Properties, changes, and relationships between energy and matter

    • B. 

      The chemistry of living things

    • C. 

      Crystals and minerals

    • D. 

      Carbon-containing compounds

  • 4. 
    Organic chemistry is the study of...
    • A. 

      Properties, changes, and relationships between energy and matter

    • B. 

      The chemistry of living things

    • C. 

      Crystals and minerals

    • D. 

      Carbon-containing compounds

  • 5. 
    Technological development often occurs...
    • A. 

      By accident

    • B. 

      Long after the basis research is complete

    • C. 

      In order to learn basic infomation

    • D. 

      Only to make money

  • 6. 
    Basic research is usually performed...
    • A. 

      To develop new products

    • B. 

      To understand an environmental problem

    • C. 

      To gain knowledge

    • D. 

      To solve a particular problem

  • 7. 
    Applied research is usually performed...
    • A. 

      To solve a particular problem

    • B. 

      By accident

    • C. 

      To learn basic information

    • D. 

      In order to make money

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an extensive property of matter?
    • A. 

      Melting point

    • B. 

      Boiling point

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Density

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an intensive property of matter?
    • A. 

      Amount of energy

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 10. 
    The two most important properties of all matter are...
    • A. 

      The ability to carry and electric current well and to hold electric charge

    • B. 

      Taking up space and having mass

    • C. 

      Being brittle and hard

    • D. 

      Being malleable and ductile

  • 11. 
    An atom is...
    • A. 

      The smallest unit of matter that maintains its chemical identity

    • B. 

      The smallest unit of a compound

    • C. 

      Always made of carbon

    • D. 

      Smaller than an electron

  • 12. 
    A compound is...
    • A. 

      A pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler,stable substances

    • B. 

      A substance, made up of two or more atoms that are chemically bonded, that can be broken down into simpler, stable substances

    • C. 

      The smallest unit of matter that maintains its chemical identity

    • D. 

      Any substance, whether it is chemically bonded or not

  • 13. 
    A measure of the quantity of matter is...
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 14. 
    Matter includes all of the following except
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Smoke

    • D. 

      Water vapor

  • 15. 
    A true statement about mass is that...
    • A. 

      Mass is often measured with a spring scale

    • B. 

      Mass is expressed in pounds

    • C. 

      As the force of earth's gravity on an object increases, the object's mass increases

    • D. 

      Mass is determined by comparing the mass of an object with a set of standard masses that are art of a balance

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a physical change?
    • A. 

      Grinding

    • B. 

      Cutting

    • C. 

      Boiling

    • D. 

      Burning

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a chemical change?
    • A. 

      Rusting

    • B. 

      Igniting

    • C. 

      Melting

    • D. 

      Burning

  • 18. 
    A chemical change occurs when...
    • A. 

      Dissolved minerals solidify to form a crystal

    • B. 

      Ethanol is purified through distillation

    • C. 

      Salt deposits form from evaporated seawater

    • D. 

      A leaf changes color in the fall

  • 19. 
    A physical change occurs when a...
    • A. 

      Peach spoils

    • B. 

      Silver bowl tarnishes

    • C. 

      Bracelet turns your wrist green

    • D. 

      Glue gun melts a glue stick

  • 20. 
    Noble Gases are in Group 18, and are best known because they are...
    • A. 

      Unreactive

    • B. 

      Excellent conductors

    • C. 

      Rare

    • D. 

      Lanthanides

  • 21. 
    Nitrogen monoxide and oxygen, both colorless gases, form a red-brown gas when mixed. Nitrogen monoxide and oxygen are called the...
    • A. 

      Products

    • B. 

      Equilibria

    • C. 

      Synthetics

    • D. 

      Reactants

  • 22. 
    A state of matter in which a material has no definite shape but has a definite volume is the ___ state?
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      Solid

  • 23. 
    Under ordinary conditions of temperature and pressure, the particles in a gas are...
    • A. 

      Closely packed

    • B. 

      Very far from one another

    • C. 

      Held in fixed positions

    • D. 

      Unevenly distributed

  • 24. 
    The liquid state of matter can be described as...
    • A. 

      Having definite shape and definite volume

    • B. 

      Having neither definite shape nor a definite volume

    • C. 

      Having lost electrons owing to energy content

    • D. 

      Having definite volume but not definite shape

  • 25. 
    A solid substance is...
    • A. 

      Always frozen regardless of its container

    • B. 

      Always a crystal regardless of its container

    • C. 

      Always the same shape regardless of its container

    • D. 

      Always losing particles regardless of its container

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