Grade 9 Chemistry Fa #1

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9th Grade Chemistry Quizzes & Trivia

First formative assessment in grade 9 science - chemistry strand.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1)      Chemistry is the study of
    • A. 

      The properties of matter

    • B. 

      The energy used with matter

    • C. 

      The properties of matter and the effect of energy on the properties of matter

    • D. 

      The uses of matter to make me uncomfortable

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 2. 
    Chemists might use, in experiments
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Nuclear forces

    • C. 

      Worm holes

    • D. 

      Light and heat

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 3. 
    A quantitative physical property
    • A. 

      Could be that the metal lead is more dense than water

    • B. 

      Could be that the metal lead reacts with acid to give bubbles

    • C. 

      Could be that the metal lead is used in car batteries.

    • D. 

      Benzene boils at 60 degrees C at nomal atmospheric pressure.

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 4. 
    A qualitative physical property
    • A. 

      Could be that the metal lead is more dense than water

    • B. 

      Could be that the metal lead reacts with acid to give bubbles

    • C. 

      Could be that the metal lead is used in car batteries.

    • D. 

      Benzene is used in making dyes

    • E. 

      None of the above are correct

  • 5. 
    Breaking an egg shell, then scrambling the yolk and white inside
    • A. 

      Can’t involve physical properties since you can’t reverse what you did.

    • B. 

      Is only a quantitative description of the process done with the egg

    • C. 

      The individual kinds of matter still have the same physical properties.

    • D. 

      Breaking and scrambling eggs has nothing to do with chemistry

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 6. 
    If an animal has dark feathers, can fly, can float and move on water, has a short flat beak, and can quack
    • A. 

      It could be a duck, since it has the properties of a duck

    • B. 

      Is probably not a duck because only qualitative terms were used

    • C. 

      This description of an animal has nothing to do with matter

    • D. 

      All the above are correct.

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 7. 
    There are two Erlenmeyer flasks filled with colorless, odorless liquids
    • A. 

      As the physical properties mentioned are the same they are likely the same substance.

    • B. 

      More tests of physical properties are needed before saying they are the same substance.

    • C. 

      The tests of physical and chemical properties are needed before saying they are the same substance.

    • D. 

      Tests are only needed if I am going to do something with these substances

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 8. 
    When a boiling point is measured for a substance and is compared to textbook data
    • A. 

      Safety doesn’t matter, it is just boiling stuff

    • B. 

      You don’t need to use numbers to describe the boiling point

    • C. 

      You need to be sure to measure it the way the book number did

    • D. 

      For a liquid you need to ensure it the same air pressure as the book reports.

    • E. 

      Both c) and d) need to be considered to see why they are alike or not.

  • 9. 
    When a powder is sprinkled into a flame
    • A. 

      Qualitative Physical properties are being observed

    • B. 

      Quantitative Physical properties are being observed

    • C. 

      You are observing a property that can be used to identify maybe part of the substance

    • D. 

      All of the above answers may be correct

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 10. 
    Experiments are done by chemists
    • A. 

      But properties are never measured in those experiments.

    • B. 

      To see what, if any, changes occurs in the physical and chemical propertie

    • C. 

      But are usually only done once to save money

    • D. 

      But always require a lot of time

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are correct