The Atomic Molecular Theory Quiz Quuestions

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Atomic Theory Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will check what you remember from semester 1 in preparation for the final exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first step to the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Experiment

    • C. 

      Conclusion

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

  • 2. 
    How would you determine the volume of an irregularly shaped object?
    • A. 

      Use a ruler

    • B. 

      It is impossible to determine the volume of an irregularly shaped object

    • C. 

      By displacement of water in a graduated cylinder

    • D. 

      Use an empty graduated cylinder

  • 3. 
    What decimal goes with the prefix kilo?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      0.01

    • D. 

      0.001

  • 4. 
    Number of milligrams in a gram
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      0.01

    • D. 

      0.001

  • 5. 
    How many meters are in 99.0 cm?
    • A. 

      9900 m

    • B. 

      0.99 m

    • C. 

      990 m

    • D. 

      0.099 m

  • 6. 
    A factor in an experiment that is changed or adjusted by the experimenter is called the
    • A. 

      Constant

    • B. 

      Control group

    • C. 

      Dependent variable

    • D. 

      Independent variable

  • 7. 
    What type of elements satisfy the octet rule without forming compounds?
    • A. 

      Oxygen and carbon

    • B. 

      Metals

    • C. 

      Alkali metals

    • D. 

      Noble gases

  • 8. 
    What will the charge of an ion of oxygen be?
    • A. 

      -1

    • B. 

      +1

    • C. 

      -2

    • D. 

      +2

  • 9. 
    With each group on the periodic table, the different elements' atoms usually have the same number of
    • A. 

      Atomic numbers.

    • B. 

      Mass numbers.

    • C. 

      Valence electrons.

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 10. 
    The nucleus of an atom has all of the following characteristics EXCEPT that it
    • A. 

      Is very dense

    • B. 

      Contains nearly all of the atom's mass

    • C. 

      Contains nearly all of the atom's volume

    • D. 

      Is positively charged.

  • 11. 
    The chemical bond when two atoms share electrons is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Ionic bond

    • B. 

      Covalent bond

    • C. 

      Lewis structure

    • D. 

      Orbital bond

  • 12. 
    How many valence electrons does Neon have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 13. 
    How many total neutrons does an Argon atom of mass 40 have?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      58

    • D. 

      22

  • 14. 
    According to the kinetic-molecular theory, particles of matter,
    • A. 

      Have different colors

    • B. 

      Have different shapes

    • C. 

      Are in constant motion

    • D. 

      Are always fluid

  • 15. 
    What EM spectrum wave has the least amount of energy?
    • A. 

      Gamma waves

    • B. 

      Radio waves

    • C. 

      Visible light

    • D. 

      Microwaves

  • 16. 
    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 sea water

    • D. 

      A leaf changes color

  • 17. 
    How can you increase gravitational energy?
    • A. 

      Increase the height

    • B. 

      Increase the mass

    • C. 

      Increase the kinetic energy

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 18. 
    Convert 50 Kelvin to degrees Celsius
    • A. 

      -223 C

    • B. 

      323 C

    • C. 

      148 C

    • D. 

      -122 C

  • 19. 
    A bullet is put in an oven that has a fire lit below to heat it up.  After heating up the bullet explodes and the metal casing is deformed.  The metal casing also breaks the glass of the oven door. Which of the following is a physical change in the scenario?
    • A. 

      The fire below the oven

    • B. 

      The gunpowder exploding

    • C. 

      The oxygen in the air catching on fire

    • D. 

      Metal casing is deformed

  • 20. 
    The state of matter in which a material has neither a definite shape nor a definite volume is the
    • A. 

      Liquid state

    • B. 

      Elemental state

    • C. 

      Solid state

    • D. 

      Gas state

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