Nature Of Matter Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Chemistry is the study of matter and how it changes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The two types of pure substances are elements and compounds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Light is matter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An atom is the smallest particle of matter that has the properties of a particular element. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Molecules join together to form atoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Energy is the ability to change or move matter. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Law of Conservation of Mass states that mass CAN be created and destroyed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Law of Conservation of Energy states that energy CAN be created and destroyed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    There are only 3 states of matter. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Liquids have a fixed volume and fixed shape. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Solids have a fixed volume and shape. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Gases have a variable volume and shape.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The viscosity of a fluid is its resistance to flow. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Kinetic Theory states that all matter is made of large items that are always still. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A piece of tin has a mass of 16.52 g and a volume of 2.26 cubic centimeters.  What is the density of the tin?
    • A. 

      D= 7.31 g/cubic centimeter

    • B. 

      D= .731 g/cubic centimeter

    • C. 

      D= 731 g/cubic centimeter

    • D. 

      D= 7310 g/cubic centimeter

  • 16. 
    What is the mass of an object that has a density of 8 g/per cubic centimeter and a volume of 64 cubic centimeters?
    • A. 

      M= 8 g/per cubic centimeter

    • B. 

      M= 50 g

    • C. 

      M= 500 g

    • D. 

      M= 64 cubic centimeters

  • 17. 
    What is the volume of 325 g of metal with a density of 9 g/cubic centimeters?
    • A. 

      V= 325 g

    • B. 

      V= 36 cubic centimeters

    • C. 

      V= 9 g/cubic centimeters

    • D. 

      V= 360 cubic centimeters

  • 18. 
    The formula for density is: Density equals mass over volume 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Chemical properties can be observed when one substance reacts with another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The density of a substance is equal to its mass divided by its volume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Physical properties can be observed or measured without changing the composition of matter. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Changes of state, including melting, subliming, evaporating, boiling, condensing and freezing, are physical changes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Anything that has mass and takes up space is the definition of space.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Na, Sodium, is a pure substance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Fe, Iron, is a pure substance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False