Surface Tension And Water As A Solvent Quiz

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Surface Tension And Water As A Solvent Quiz

Surface Tension and Water as a Solvent Quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the term that best completes the statement: The term ____________ is applied to any substance that cannot be made simpler without changing its chemical make-up.
    • A. 

      Element

    • B. 

      Atom

    • C. 

      Molecule

    • D. 

      Substance

  • 2. 
    What forms when one substance dissolves another?
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Solvent

    • C. 

      Dissolution

    • D. 

      Solute

  • 3. 
    A substance that dissolves another substance is called a ____________?
    • A. 

      Solvent

    • B. 

      Solution

    • C. 

      Dissolution

    • D. 

      Solute

  • 4. 
    Identify the property of water that allows a water strider insect to walk on the water.
    • A. 

      Surface Tension

    • B. 

      Polarity

    • C. 

      Capillary Action

    • D. 

      Specific Heat

  • 5. 
    Water is a universal solvent because:
    • A. 

      Water is polar and can dissolve more substances than any other liquid

    • B. 

      Solutes are not polar molecules

    • C. 

      Water is made up hydrogen and oxygen atoms

    • D. 

      Water has a neutral pH

  • 6. 
    What is adhesion?
    • A. 

      Waters ability to stick to other materials

    • B. 

      Waters ability to stick to itself

    • C. 

      Covalent bonds in water

    • D. 

      Capillary Action

  • 7. 
    What is an atom?
    • A. 

      The smallest part of an element that is a basic unit of matter

    • B. 

      The unit measure of an element

    • C. 

      Neutrons in the nucleus

    • D. 

      Elements that make up molecules

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