Corpus Christi Year 7 Energy Matters 2010 Quiz

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Energy Matters Quiz- 25 Multiple Choice Questions. Students are to select the correct answer to the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  Which group below are all liquids?
    • A. 

      Water, salt, alcohol

    • B. 

      Water, sugar, sea water

    • C. 

      Alcohol, water and milk

    • D. 

      Water, milk and flour

  • 2. 
    2.  Substance which take the shape of their container, and take up a fixed amount of space are known as:
    • A. 

      Solids

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Gases

    • D. 

      Fluids

  • 3. 
    As the temperature of a substance increases, its particles
    • A. 

      Move faster

    • B. 

      Move slower

    • C. 

      Move at the same speed, but further apart

    • D. 

      Stick together more

  • 4. 
    A steel ball just fits through a steel ring at room temperature.The ball is then heated and now no longer fits through the ring. Choose which sentence below explains this using the particle model.
    • A. 

      The particles in the ball start to move faster and the ball expands

    • B. 

      The particles slow down and making the ball larger

    • C. 

      The particles speed up and compress the ball

    • D. 

      The particles speed up and as the ball gets very hot.

  • 5. 
    Clouds are formed when:
    • A. 

      Ice melts

    • B. 

      Water evaporates

    • C. 

      Water vapour condenses

    • D. 

      Water freezes

  • 6. 
    Diffusion occurs when:
    • A. 

      A particles in a liquid are poured

    • B. 

      A a container explodes

    • C. 

      A gas moves around, taking up the space in its container

    • D. 

      A solid or liquids turns into a gas

  • 7. 
    When an object expands, its volume will-
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

    • C. 

      Stay the same size

    • D. 

      A solid or liquid turns into a gas

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      Only gases contracted when cooled

    • B. 

      Both gases and solids contract when cooled

    • C. 

      Solids, liquids and gases contracted when cooled

    • D. 

      Non of the above- all substances expand when cooled

  • 9. 
    The transfer of heat by passing of vibrations from particle to particle in a substance is called:
    • A. 

      Reflection

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 10. 
    What are the units of measurement for the volume of liquids:
    • A. 

      Mm

    • B. 

      ML3

    • C. 

      Cm

    • D. 

      ML

  • 11. 
    The densities of solids, liquids and gases relate to-
    • A. 

      How closely the particles are packed into a unit volume

    • B. 

      The mass of the particles

    • C. 

      How closely the particles are packed into a unit volume, as well as the mass of the particles

    • D. 

      Particle arrangement

  • 12. 
    Which state of matter can be easily compressed?
    • A. 

      Solids

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Gases

    • D. 

      Gases and liquids

  • 13. 
    If a black and a white car are left in the sun, which one would be hotter and why?
    • A. 

      White, absorption of heat

    • B. 

      Black, absorption of heat

    • C. 

      White, reflection

    • D. 

      Black, reflection

  • 14. 
    Water boils at which temperature:
    • A. 

      0°C

    • B. 

      100°C

    • C. 

      50°C

    • D. 

      75°C

  • 15. 
    When a substance changes from a solid to a liquid, the change of state is called:
    • A. 

      Melting

    • B. 

      Evaporating

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Freezing

  • 16. 
    When a substance changes from a liquid to a gas, the change of state is called:
    • A. 

      Freezing

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Solidification

  • 17. 
    Dry Ice is an example of sublimation. It changes state from:
    • A. 

      Solid to a liquid

    • B. 

      Liquid to a gas

    • C. 

      Solid to a gas

    • D. 

      Gas to a solid

  • 18. 
    What three things can happen to radiation heat when it reaches an object?
    • A. 

      Transmitted, absorbed, reflected

    • B. 

      Insulated, transmitted, shrink

    • C. 

      Decreased, absorbed, conducted

    • D. 

      Transmitted, increased, insulated

  • 19. 
    A clinical thermometer is used to take human temperature. The liquid used in clinical thermometers to measure temperature is 
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 20. 
    Which group below has only properties of a solid?
    • A. 

      Fixed shape, can be compressed, particles spread out

    • B. 

      No fixed shape, can't be compressed, particles tightly together

    • C. 

      Fixed shape, can't be compressed, particles tightly together

    • D. 

      Changes shape, can be poured, particles tightly together

  • 21. 
    A convection current is caused as warm particles move up and cooler particles move down. A convection current can occur in -
    • A. 

      Solids, liquids and gases

    • B. 

      Gases

    • C. 

      Liquids

    • D. 

      Liquids and gases

  • 22. 
    Air is a mixture of gases. The gas that has the highest percentage component in the atmosphere is:
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • D. 

      Water Vapour

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is NOT a change of state?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Water puddles disappearing on a hot day

    • C. 

      Ice disappearing into a drink

    • D. 

      Mist forming on a mirror when you have a shower

  • 24. 
    An insulator:
    • A. 

      Is a good conductor of heat

    • B. 

      Is a poor conductor of heat

    • C. 

      Readily absorbs radiation from the sun

    • D. 

      Is needed for a substance to change state

  • 25. 
    When water is being heated by a Bunsen Burner, it begins to boil. Why does the temperature of the water not change even though more energy is being added by the Bunsen?
    • A. 

      It is not hot enough

    • B. 

      Energy is used to break bonds between particles

    • C. 

      The thermometer cannot go any higher

    • D. 

      Energy is used to create stronger bonds between particles

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