Physical Science Chapter 13

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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The term “physical science” deals with a number of studies within the broader topic of science, including chemistry, astronomy and of course, physics itself. What do you know about the study? We’ll be the judges of that!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pressure in a hot tire is greater than the pressure when the tire is cold. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    For a given material, the solid state has a higher internal energy than the gaseous state. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Molecules, even in solids, are in constant motion. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The molecular model is limited in that it cannot explain the color of an object. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Heat is the amount of energy associated with electrical potential energy. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In the molecular model, molecules are assumed ot move according to the laws of special relativity. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    According to Maxwell, all of the gas molecules in a balloon are traveling at the same speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ________ are the incredibly tiny particles that make up matter. 
  • 9. 
    Increasing the temperature of an object ____________ the average kinetic energy of the molecules within the object. 
  • 10. 
    When a liquid transforms to a gas in a closed container, and both liquid and gas a present simultaneously, the temperature of the substance ___________. 
  • 11. 
    Ice and liquid water a present in the container of Figure 13.8 at the same temperature. The ___________ of the two states is the same. 
  • 12. 
    A cold pan is placed on a hot stove burner . Thermal energy flows from the ________ to the _____________. 
  • 13. 
    For a given type of material, matter as a ____________ has the greatest electrical potential energy. 
  • 14. 
    The tiny constituent particles of which matter is composed.
  • 15. 
    A measure of average kinetic energy of the molecules that make up an object. 
  • 16. 
    The constant, irregular motion of very fine particles suspended in a fluid and observed with a microscope. 
  • 17. 
    The transfer of microscopic kinetic energy between two solid objects (a hot one and a cold one) that are in physical contact with each other. 
  • 18. 
    Model that explains the behavior of gases observed by Maxwell 
  • 19. 
    Force per unit area 
  • 20. 
    Between two objects, heat always travels 
    • A. 

      From a cooler to a warmer object

    • B. 

      From a warmer to a cooler object

    • C. 

      Randomly between the two objects regardless of their temperature

    • D. 

      Heat doesn't travel between objects

  • 21. 
    For nearly all substances, the density of physical states increases in which order?
    • A. 

      Solid, gas, liquid

    • B. 

      Liquid, gas, solid

    • C. 

      Solid, liquid, gas

    • D. 

      Gas, liquid, solid

  • 22. 
    The average distance between molecules in the states of matter increases in which order?
    • A. 

      Gas, liquid, solid

    • B. 

      Liquid, solid, gas

    • C. 

      Solid, liquid, gas

  • 23. 
    If a large bucket of water and a small bucket of water have the same temperature 
    • A. 

      Both have the same total internal energy

    • B. 

      Both have the same total molecular kinetic energy

    • C. 

      The average molecular speed is the same for both

    • D. 

      Both have the same total energy

    • E. 

      The water molecules in the small bucket are moving faster than those in the large bucket

  • 24. 
    Heat conduction occurs from a warm room through a closed window on a cold day because
    • A. 

      The molecules in the glass window are moving faster than those in the air inside the room

    • B. 

      Fast molecules go through the window to the outside

    • C. 

      Slow molecules enter the room from the outside

    • D. 

      Slow molecules transfer energy to faster ones with which they collide, on the average

    • E. 

      Fast molecules transfer energy to slower ones with which they collide on the average

  • 25. 
    Evaporation of water from the skin has a cooling effect. This is because
    • A. 

      The most massive water molecules escape into the surrounding atmosphere

    • B. 

      Water molecules with the greatest speed escape into the surrounding atmosphere

    • C. 

      Water molecules with the least kinetic energy escape into the surrounding atmosphere

    • D. 

      Into the surrounding atmosphere transfers its energy into the water

    • E. 

      The least massive water molecules escape into the surrounding atmosphere

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