Methods Of Separation Of Mixtures: Quiz!

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Methods Of Separation Of Mixtures: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which list shows mixtures in which the particles dispersed in water are increasing in size?
    • A. 

      Colloid, solution, suspension

    • B. 

      Solution, colloid, suspension

    • C. 

      Solution, suspension, colloid

    • D. 

      Suspension, colloid, solution

  • 2. 
    Which of the following descriptions is correct?
    • A. 

      A suspension contains particles which will not settle out if the suspension is left standing

    • B. 

      A colloid is a 'cloudy' mixture containing particles which will not easily settle out when the colloid is left standing

    • C. 

      A solution consists of a solvent dissolved in a solute

    • D. 

      A mixture consists of two or more pure substances which can only be separated by chemical methods

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would not be described as a colloid?
    • A. 

      Saltwater

    • B. 

      Foam

    • C. 

      Fog

    • D. 

      Smoke

  • 4. 
    A mixture of iron filings and copper filings could best be separated by:
    • A. 

      Sieving

    • B. 

      Adding water, then filtering

    • C. 

      Magnetic separation

    • D. 

      Distillation

  • 5. 
    When coffee powder is dissolved in hot water, the water is:
    • A. 

      The solute

    • B. 

      The solvent

    • C. 

      The solution

  • 6. 
    When the coffee powder is dissolved in hot water, the coffee is:
    • A. 

      The solute

    • B. 

      The solvent

    • C. 

      The solution

  • 7. 
    When the coffee powder is dissolved in hot water, the mixture of the two is
    • A. 

      A solute

    • B. 

      A solvent

    • C. 

      A solution

  • 8. 
    When a mixture is made no new substances are formed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In a solution, the solvent is always water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Select three examples of colloids.
    • A. 

      Lemonade

    • B. 

      Shaving cream

    • C. 

      Campfire smoke

    • D. 

      Sand and iron filings

    • E. 

      A cup of instant coffee

    • F. 

      Murky pond water

  • 11. 
    Select three examples of a solution.
    • A. 

      Lemonade

    • B. 

      Shaving cream

    • C. 

      Salt water

    • D. 

      Sand and iron filings

    • E. 

      A cup of instant coffee

    • F. 

      Murky pond water

  • 12. 
    Select three examples of a suspension.
    • A. 

      Sand and water

    • B. 

      Shaving cream

    • C. 

      Salt water

    • D. 

      Engine oil and metal particles

    • E. 

      A snow globe with glitter pieces in liquid that you shake

    • F. 

      Murky pond water

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