Physical Science Test 1

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 18

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Physical Science Quizzes & Trivia

In this unorthodox quiz on the scientific study of physics, we’ll be offering up some real world examples and questions regarding the furniture you have in your very own classrooms and households. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Give one physical property of the desk in front of you.
  • 2. 
    Give an example of a physical change you can to your desk.
  • 3. 
    Give an example of a chemical change.
  • 4. 
    Is H2O an element or a compound.  How do you know?  (H = Hydrogen and O = Oxygen)
  • 5. 
    Is the following bowl of cereal an example of a heterogeneous mixture or a homogeneous mixture?  Explain.
  • 6. 
    Which of the following properties DOES NOT change even though gravitational force changes, as in being on the moon vs. on earth?Mass or Weight
  • 7. 
    What is the density of an object with a volume of 4 mL and a mass of 12 g?
  • 8. 
    If you have an object with a density of 0.9 g/mL, will it float or sink in a liquid with a density of a 0.5 g/mL?  Explain.
  • 9. 
    When you burn paper,1.  compare the mass before and after the chemical reaction.2.  what type of energy did you start off with?  What type of energy was given off?
  • 10. 
    Give 3 of the 6 forms of energy.
  • 11. 
    Explain what makes the three states of matter different from each other and give an example of each.
  • 12. 
    If you increase the volume of the container containing a gas and kept the temperature the same, what would happen to the pressure?  In other words, would the pressure increase or decrease when you move the same gas from a small container into a larger container?