Quiz: Basic Chemistry Trivia Questions!

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Quiz: Basic Chemistry Trivia Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Chemistry?
    • A. 

      The study of living organisms.

    • B. 

      The study of substances and changes substances undergo.

    • C. 

      The study of plants.

  • 2. 
    What is an element?
    • A. 

      2 or more substances combined.

    • B. 

      A substance that cannot be broken down further. Can be found on the periodic table.

    • C. 

      A part of a light bulb.

  • 3. 
    What is a blend of substances that are not chemically combined?
    • A. 

      A Mixture

    • B. 

      A Beaker

    • C. 

      A Compound

  • 4. 
    What is the process of 2 reactants forming a product?
    • A. 

      Occurance

    • B. 

      Reaction

    • C. 

      Action

  • 5. 
    What is the Conservation of Mass?
    • A. 

      Mass cannot be created nor destroyed

    • B. 

      Mass can be weighed

    • C. 

      Mass can be created and destroyed

  • 6. 
    What are elements on the left side of the periodic table?
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Metalloids

    • C. 

      Nonmetals

  • 7. 
    What are the elements on the right side of the periodic table?
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Metalloids

    • C. 

      Nonmetals

  • 8. 
    What is matter?
    • A. 

      Anything that has mass and takes up space.

    • B. 

      The weight of something.

    • C. 

      A bunch of mats all in a pile.

  • 9. 
    What is a compund?
    • A. 

      Anything left of the dark line on the periodic table.

    • B. 

      A unit of weight measurement.

    • C. 

      A substance made by bonding atoms together in a specific way, and can be broken down.

  • 10. 
    What is another word for a homogeneous mixture?
    • A. 

      Dirt

    • B. 

      A Homogeneous Mixture

    • C. 

      A Solution

  • 11. 
    What is a physical change?
    • A. 

      A change that does not affect the chemical make-up

    • B. 

      A change that does affect the chemical make-up

    • C. 

      A change that cannot be seen

  • 12. 
    What is a chemical change?
    • A. 

      A change that does not affect the chemical make-up

    • B. 

      A change that does affect the chemical make-up

    • C. 

      A change that cannot be seen

  • 13. 
    What is the starting substance in a chemical reaction?
    • A. 

      A product

    • B. 

      A formula

    • C. 

      A reactant

  • 14. 
    What is a substance formed in a chemical reaction?
    • A. 

      A product

    • B. 

      A formula

    • C. 

      A reactant

  • 15. 
    What are elements that are touching the dividing (zigzag) line and show both metal and nonmetal properties?
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Metalloids

    • C. 

      Nonmetals

  • 16. 
    What is a chemical property?
    • A. 

      A characteristic that can be changed without chemical reactions

    • B. 

      A characteristic that can be changed through chemical reactions

    • C. 

      A characteristic that can never be changed

  • 17. 
    What is a physical property?
    • A. 

      A characteristic that can be changed without chemical reactions

    • B. 

      A characteristic that can be changed through chemical reactions

    • C. 

      A characteristic that can never be changed