GPS Chapter 2: Properties Of Matter

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Properties Of Matter Quizzes & Trivia

Properties of Matter reading quiz from Physical Science Concepts in Action, Prentice Hall.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a physical property?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Boiling point

    • C. 

      Flammability

    • D. 

      Conductivity

  • 2. 
    Any characteristic that can be observed or measured without changing the composition of he substance is called a
    • A. 

      Physical property.

    • B. 

      Chemical property.

    • C. 

      Compound property.

    • D. 

      Homogenous property.

  • 3. 
    During which of the following processes does a physical change occur?
    • A. 

      Squeezing juice from an orange

    • B. 

      Baking cookies in an oven

    • C. 

      A copper penny corroding with time

    • D. 

      Old milk souring

  • 4. 
    Which physical property is commonly used to test the purity of a substance?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Conductivity

    • D. 

      Hardness

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a common type of evidence for a chemical change?
    • A. 

      An explosion

    • B. 

      A color change

    • C. 

      Melting

    • D. 

      A precipitate formed

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can be separated with a filter?
    • A. 

      Colloids

    • B. 

      Compounds

    • C. 

      Homogenous mixtures

    • D. 

      Suspensions

  • 7. 
    What is viscosity?
    • A. 

      The speed at which a liquid flows

    • B. 

      The ratio of a liquid's mass to its volume

    • C. 

      The tendency of a liquid to resist flowing

    • D. 

      The pureness of a liquid

  • 8. 
    What is a compound?
    • A. 

      The smallest unit of matter

    • B. 

      A substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances

    • C. 

      The mixture of two or more substances in an unfixed proportion

    • D. 

      A substance made from two or more simpler substances in fixed proportion

  • 9. 
    Salt water is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Compound.

    • B. 

      Element.

    • C. 

      Soloution.

    • D. 

      Eterogeneous mixture.

  • 10. 
    When can you be certain that a change is a chemical change?
    • A. 

      When there is a visible change

    • B. 

      When the change is irreversible

    • C. 

      When the temperature changes

    • D. 

      When a new substance is formed

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