Mixtures, Elements & Compounds Quiz!

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Mixtures, Elements & Compounds Quiz!

In chemistry class, we came to know the difference between a mixture, compound, and an element. A compound is a substance that is made up of two or more elements, whereas an element is a substance that cannot be split into simpler substances. Test out how much remember about the topic by taking up the test below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An alloy is:
    • A. 

      A compound

    • B. 

      A solution of metals

    • C. 

      A solution of gases

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Solute

    • B. 

      Solution

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Solute

    • B. 

      Solvent

  • 4. 
    Na is the chemical symbol for:
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Tin

    • C. 

      Nebraska

  • 5. 
    C is the chemical symbol for:
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Chlorine

  • 6. 
    A mixture is two or more substances. It __________ be separated.
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Can not

  • 7. 
    Are mixtures chemically combined?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    An Element is a simple pure substance. It __________ be separated?
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Can not

  • 9. 
    A _______________ is two or more elements that are chemically combined.
    • A. 

      Element

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Mixture

  • 10. 
    A compound __________ be separated?
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Can not

  • 11. 
    Are compounds chemically combined?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    An element can be broken down by physical or chemical means.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Elements, compounds and mixtures are pure substances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Frying pans are usually made from non-metals because non-metals are good conductors of heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Helium, which is put in balloons, is less dense than air.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A compound has different properties than the elements that react to form it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Sugar water is an example of a heterogeneous mixture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Colloids are mixtures that will settle out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The chemical symbol for Mercury is HG.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    One example of changing a substance chemically is:
    • A. 

      Filtering it

    • B. 

      Burning it

    • C. 

      Boiling it

  • 22. 
    A person may put the following on his or her french-fries:
    • A. 

      NaCl

    • B. 

      Sn

    • C. 

      HCl

  • 23. 
    If a solute is unable to be dissolved in a given solvent, the solute is said to be:
    • A. 

      Indissolveable

    • B. 

      Soluble

    • C. 

      Insoluble

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Suspension

    • C. 

      Colloid

  • 25. 
    A _________ ____________ is made of only one type of particle.
    • A. 

      Pure substance

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Solution