States Of Matter Test Quiz

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State Of Matter Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process by which individual particles of a liquid escape from the surface and form a gas.
    • A. 

      Melting point

    • B. 

      Evaporation

  • 2. 
    A liquid changing to a gas is ___.
    • A. 

      Vaporization

    • B. 

      Heat

  • 3. 
    The ability to do work or cause change
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Energy

  • 4. 
    The kinetic and potential energy of the particles of a substance
    • A. 

      Thermal energy

    • B. 

      Boiing point

  • 5. 
    Tells you whether a material is a solid, liquid, or gas
    • A. 

      Freezing point

    • B. 

      State of matter

  • 6. 
    Anything that takes up space and has mass
    • A. 

      Liquid

    • B. 

      Matter

  • 7. 
    Mass divided by volume
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Pressure

  • 8. 
    Thermal energy that flows from higher temperature to lower temperature
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Evaporation

  • 9. 
    The temperature at which a substance changes from a solid to a liquid
    • A. 

      Freezing point

    • B. 

      Melting point

  • 10. 
    The process by which gas particles move slowly enough for their attraction to bring them together to form a droplet of liquid
    • A. 

      Vaporization

    • B. 

      Condensation

  • 11. 
    If the attractions between particles are strong enough to hold the particles in almost fixed positions but still slipping and sliding past each other, the matter involved is in a ____state
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 12. 
    Solids are called ____ solids if their particles are arranged in a repeated three-dimensional pattern.
    • A. 

      Amorphous

    • B. 

      Chrystalline

  • 13. 
    Because particles in a liquid move more freely than those in a solid, liquids have no definate
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Volume

  • 14. 
    A gas partially fills its container
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The physical state of a type of matter depends mostly upon how its atoms and molecules are arranged and how they move.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The higher the temperature of matter the slower the particles are moving.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Particles that make up matter are in a state of constant motion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When a warm object is brought near a cool object, the cool object will warm up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Vaporization is NOT a change from a liquid to a gas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If an object's density is less than that of the fluid it is in, it will float.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The temperature remains constant when a liquid reaches its boiling point.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A student measures the mass of an 8 cm3  block of brown sugar to be 12.9 g. What is the density of  the brown sugar?   
    • A. 

      16 g/cm cubes

    • B. 

      .6 g/cm cubes

    • C. 

      1.6 g/cm cubes

    • D. 

      6 g/cm cubes

  • 23. 
    A chef fills a 50 mL container with 43.5 g of cooking oil. What is the density of the oil? (Round to the nearest 10th)  
    • A. 

      1.1 g/ml

    • B. 

      .9 g/ml

    • C. 

      8 g/ml

    • D. 

      9 g/ml

  • 24. 
    A machine shop worker records the mass of an aluminum cube as 176 g. If one side of the cube  measures 4 cm, what is the density of the aluminum?
    • A. 

      2.8 g/cm cubed

    • B. 

      14.7g/cm cubed

    • C. 

      .4g/cm cubed

    • D. 

      44g/cm cubed