Matter

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Matter Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Matter is something that has
    • A. 

      Mass & Neutrons

    • B. 

      Mass & Weight

    • C. 

      Volume & Solubility

    • D. 

      Mass & Volume

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a state of matter?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Plasma

    • E. 

      All are states of matter

  • 3. 
    If an ice cube suddenly turned into water vapor this process would be known as
    • A. 

      Sublimation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Freezing

    • D. 

      Vaporization

  • 4. 
    A man takes a piece of paper and burns it so that it turns into ash and smoke.  This is known as a
    • A. 

      Physical change

    • B. 

      Chemical change

  • 5. 
    When the chemical composition of matter changes so that it turns into a new type of matter, it is known as a
    • A. 

      Physical change

    • B. 

      Chemical change

  • 6. 
    If wood is burned and changed into ash and smoke, then what would be the mass of the smoke if the wood was 30 grams and the ash was 10 grams?
    • A. 

      40 grams

    • B. 

      20 grams

    • C. 

      3 grams

    • D. 

      300 grams

  • 7. 
    What sub atomic particle has a positive charge?
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 8. 
    Which element has an atomic number of 26?
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Scandium

    • D. 

      Cobalt

  • 9. 
    How many electrons deos Zinc have?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      31

  • 10. 
    Which element has 20 neutrons?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Fluorine

    • D. 

      Potassium

  • 11. 
    Helium js considered to be a
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Nonmetal

    • C. 

      Metalloid

  • 12. 
    Identify the element that conducts electricity the best.
    • A. 

      Magnesium

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Boron

    • D. 

      Phosphorus

  • 13. 
    Name the element that is located in Group 4, Period 5.
    • A. 

      Vanadium

    • B. 

      Titanium

    • C. 

      Zirconium

    • D. 

      Tin

  • 14. 
    When an element has the same number of protons but a different amount of neutrons, then it is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Substance

    • B. 

      Isotope

    • C. 

      Compound

    • D. 

      Mixture

  • 15. 
    When salt is combined with water it is known as a
    • A. 

      Homogenous mixture

    • B. 

      Heterogeneous mixture

    • C. 

      Compound

    • D. 

      Element

  • 16. 
    When sugar is added to water, the sugar is known as the
    • A. 

      Solute

    • B. 

      Solvent

    • C. 

      Solution

  • 17. 
    As temperature increases, what usually happens to the solubility?
    • A. 

      It increases

    • B. 

      It decreases

    • C. 

      It does not change

  • 18. 
    Name a reactant in the process of photosynthesis.
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      ATP

  • 19. 
    What does Exothermic mean?
    • A. 

      Radiant energy is being absorbed in the process

    • B. 

      Radiant energy is being given off from the process

    • C. 

      Thermal energy is being absorbed in the process

    • D. 

      Thermal energy is being given off from the process

  • 20. 
    Which is true about a catalyst?
    • A. 

      It slows down the rate of a chemical reaction

    • B. 

      It speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction

    • C. 

      It causes a chemical reaction to stop

    • D. 

      It makes a chemical reaction reversible.