Mahoney - Properties Of Water Notes Quiz

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Mahoney - Properties Of Water Notes Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which property of water causes it to stick to your hand, or to the bottom of a leaf?
    • A. 

      Cohesion

    • B. 

      Adhesion

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Surface tension

  • 2. 
    What is buoyancy?
    • A. 

      Water's attraction to a lot of things

    • B. 

      Water's ability to rise against gravity in small tubes

    • C. 

      A force in a liquid pushing upward on an object

    • D. 

      The amount of matter in a given amount of space

  • 3. 
    What is capillary action?
    • A. 

      Water's attraction to a lot of things

    • B. 

      A force in a liquid pushing upward on an object

    • C. 

      The amount of matter in a given amount of space

    • D. 

      Water's ability to rise against gravity in small tubes

  • 4. 
    Water is known as a universal solvent because
    • A. 

      It can dissolve more substances than any other solvent.

    • B. 

      It's not known as a universal solvent.

    • C. 

      It is used for almost everything.

    • D. 

      It's clear.

  • 5. 
    The suction cup will only stick to the window if I wet it first.  This is an example of what property of water?
    • A. 

      Cohesion

    • B. 

      Adhesion

    • C. 

      Polarity

    • D. 

      Density

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