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State Of Matter Quizzes & Trivia

Students demonstrate their understanding of properties and states of matter. Students show how energy, temperature, volume and pressure are related.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does heat affect the motion of molecules?
    • A. 

      Heat causes molecules to speed up

    • B. 

      Heat causes molecules to slow down

    • C. 

      Heat has no impact on molecular motion

  • 2. 
    As temperature increases, the space between the molecules will...
    • A. 

      Decrease

    • B. 

      Increase

    • C. 

      Stay the same

  • 3. 
    What happens when water changes from a liquid to a vapor in a closed container? Check all the true statements.
    • A. 

      The number of molecules increases.

    • B. 

      The motion of the molecules increases.

    • C. 

      The amount of space between the molecules decreases.

    • D. 

      The motion of the molecules decreases.

    • E. 

      The amount of space between the molecules increases.

    • F. 

      The number of molecules decreases.

  • 4. 
    Why is it possible for large amounts of gases to be stored into small tanks?
    • A. 

      The atoms and molecules of gases are smaller than the atoms and molecules of solids and liquids

    • B. 

      The atoms and molecules in gases do not take up any space

    • C. 

      Gases can be compressed because there is a lot of space between the atoms and molecules

  • 5. 
    In the image below, molecules are moving fast and colliding into one another and into all sides of the container. What state of matter is being represented?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 6. 
    In the image below, molecules are loosely sliding past one another. What state of matter is represented?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 7. 
    In the image below, molecules are vibrating in one spot back and forth. What state of matter is represented?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 8. 
    What happens to molecules in a gas when it cools?  Mark all the right answers
    • A. 

      Molecules contract

    • B. 

      Molecules slow down

    • C. 

      Molecules expand

    • D. 

      The pressure it puts on its container increases

    • E. 

      The pressure it puts on its container decreases

    • F. 

      The molecules gain energy

  • 9. 
    What happens when you put ice into a glass of soda at room temperature? Check all correct answers
    • A. 

      The ice molecules gain energy and speed up

    • B. 

      The ice molecules loose energy and slow down

    • C. 

      The soda molecules gain energy and slow down

    • D. 

      The soda molecules loose energy from bumping into the slow moving ice molecules

  • 10. 
    The phase change that occurs when a gas cools and changes into a liquid is known as...
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Melting

    • D. 

      Freezing

  • 11. 
    The phase change that occurs when a liquid cools and changes into a solid is known as...
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Melting

    • D. 

      Freezing

  • 12. 
    The phase change that occurs when a liquid is heated and changes into a gas is known as...
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Melting

    • D. 

      Freezing

  • 13. 
    The phase change that occurs when a solid is heated and changes into a liquid is known as...
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Melting

    • D. 

      Freezing

  • 14. 
    Why is it possible to observe all three phases of matter in one setting?
    • A. 

      Because the temperature might be hotter or colder in that setting

    • B. 

      Because different substances have different melting and boiling temperatures

    • C. 

      It would not be possible if the temperature in that setting were the same