Aqueous Solutions Quiz

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Solutions Quizzes & Trivia

Over TEKS 10A & 10B


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does water have unique characteristics compared to other similar molecules?
    • A. 

      Water molecules have strong intermolecular attractions.

    • B. 

      Water molecules have very high viscosity.

    • C. 

      Water molecules exist in aqueous solution.

    • D. 

      Water has a very low specific heat and is nonpolar.

  • 2. 
    Many substances are soluble in water. Which property of water makes this possible?
    • A. 

      Water can dissolve a wide variety of substances

    • B. 

      Water has the ability to cleanse itself through the water cycle

    • C. 

      Water dissolves easily in the air, creating humidity

    • D. 

      Water is found in large quantities around the world

  • 3. 
    The chemical equations for photosynthesis and respiration are provided: Photosynthesis: 6 CO2 + 6 H2O → C6H12O6 + 6 O2 Respiration: C6H12O6 + 6 O2 → 6 CO2 + 6 H2O Water is among the chemicals in both of these equations. Based on this information, why is it important that plants have water available in their environment?
    • A. 

      Plants need water for respiration as well as glucose.

    • B. 

      Plants need water in order to break down glucose for energy.

    • C. 

      Plants use water to create energy in the form of glucose.

    • D. 

      Plants clean water for other organisms in the environment.

  • 4. 
    The different combinations of cations and anions created by the student is recorded in the data table shown. Which statement below best predicts the solubility of each combination in water?
    • A. 

      Combination #1 = soluble, Combination #2 = soluble

    • B. 

      Combination #1 = insoluble, Combination #2 = soluble

    • C. 

      Combination #1 = soluble, Combination #2 = insoluble

    • D. 

      Combination #1 = insoluble, Combination #2 = insoluble

  • 5. 
    Which statement below is generally true regarding factors that affect the solubility of solids in water?
    • A. 

      As the pressure increases, the solubility decreases.

    • B. 

      As the pressure increases, the solubility increases.

    • C. 

      Ions with greater charge are more soluble in water.

    • D. 

      Nonpolar solids are more soluble in water than polar solids.

  • 6. 
    Water exhibits a unique property of surface tension. What happens among the water molecules to cause this property to occur?
    • A. 

      The water molecules begin to spread out rapidly near the surface of the water.

    • B. 

      The water molecules are nonpolar and repel each other near the surface of the water.

    • C. 

      The water molecules are strongly attracted to each other through hydrogen bonding.

    • D. 

      The water molecules do not move very quickly near the surface of the water.

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