Chemistry Vocabulary Quiz

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This is a quiz I made based on what I learned from science class. It is here to help me review. Here is the link I made for the Chemistry Vocabulary Flashcards.


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  • 1. 
    A measurement of the amount of matter in an object
  • 2. 
    The transfer of thermal energy from one object to another
  • 3. 
    A fundamental force that pulls/pushes everything toward the center of a large object or planet
  • 4. 
    A study of the materials that make up the universe(matter) and the changes these materials undergo
  • 5. 
    A measurement of the energy of motion(kinetic energy) of particles in a substance
  • 6. 
    A measurement of the amount of space an object takes up
  • 7. 
    A push or a pull
  • 8. 
    Anything that takes up space and has mass
  • 9. 
    The energy an object has because it is moving
  • 10. 
    The energy that is stored in an object because of its position, and is ready to be used
  • 11. 
    The smallest particle of matter
  • 12. 
    A state of matter where the atoms are arranged in a tight, regular pattern, they have very little space between them, and they move very little, only vibrating
  • 13. 
    A state of matter where the atoms can slide past each other, have more space between them, and have no pattern
  • 14. 
    A state of matter where the atoms are moving very fast, have large amounts of space between them, and have no pattern
  • 15. 
    A change that alters the appearance of a substance, but does not make the material into a new substance
  • 16. 
    A change that results in the formation of a new substance
  • 17. 
    Characteristics of a substance that never change, and can be used to identify the substance
  • 18. 
    Created by Demitri Mendelev in 1869, it is a table of all the known elements organized according to their properties
  • 19. 
    Any of the more than 100 known pure substances that cannot be separated into a simpler form 
  • 20. 
    A property that tells us the temperature at which a substance melts, changing its state from a solid to a liquid
  • 21. 
    A property that tells us the temperature at which a substance boils, changing its state from a liquid to a gas
  • 22. 
    One of the three groups of elements that share properties such as high luster(shiny), high melting point, and good conductors of heat and electricity
  • 23. 
    One of the three groups of elements that share properties such as low luster(dull), low melting point, and are poor conductors of heat and electricity
  • 24. 
    Also called semi-metals, one of the three groups of elements that share properties of both metals and non-metals
  • 25. 
    Also called noble gases, the group of elements on the far right of the periodic table that are non-reactive
  • 26. 
    A positively charged particle that is located in the nucleus of an atom
  • 27. 
    A particle with no charge(neutral) that is located in the nucleus of an atom
  • 28. 
    A negatively charged particle that orbits the nucleus of an atom
  • 29. 
  • 30. 
    The smallest particle of a substance and it is made up of one or more atoms
  • 31. 
    Two or more substances mix together, but do not chemically combine
  • 32. 
    The center of an atom, containing both the protons and the neutrons
  • 33. 
    A group of electrons that orbit the nucleus of an atom
  • 34. 
    The electrons in the outer most shell of an atom, that are involved in bonding with other atoms