Methods Of Separating Mixture Quiz

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Methods Of Separating Mixture Quiz

Mixtures and Separating Mixtures


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A mixture has particles that cannot be seen but do reflect light. It should be classified as a ______.
    • A. 

      Homogenous mixture

    • B. 

      Suspension

    • C. 

      Solution

    • D. 

      Colloid

  • 2. 
    Select all that apply. Salt dissolved in water is a solution, therefore ______.
    • A. 

      Salt and water are chemically combined

    • B. 

      Salt is not chemically bonded to water

    • C. 

      The quantity of salt to water is fixed

    • D. 

      The ratio of salt to water may vary

    • E. 

      Salt and water retain their own chemical properties

  • 3. 
    Select all that apply. Which of the following are homogenous solutions?
    • A. 

      Sugar water

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Peanuts and water

    • D. 

      An unopened soft drink

    • E. 

      Cement

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a mixture?
    • A. 

      Steel

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Gold

  • 5. 
    Distillation is used to separate _____.
    • A. 

      Heterogenous mixtures

    • B. 

      Suspensions

    • C. 

      Colloids

    • D. 

      Solutions

  • 6. 
    Select all that apply. Why are mixtures (such as sugar in water) not given chemical formulas?
    • A. 

      Their elements are unknown.

    • B. 

      No chemical bonding took place.

    • C. 

      Mixtures do not contain compounds.

    • D. 

      The elements or compounds in the mixtures have no definite proportions.

  • 7. 
    Which type of mixture contains the largest particles?
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Suspension

    • C. 

      Colloid

    • D. 

      Varies according to the composition of the mixture

  • 8. 
    A solid and a liquid are shaken together in a test tube to produce a milky mixture that eventually separates into a clear liquid and a white solid. Which of the following best describes the mixture?
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Colloid

    • C. 

      Suspension

  • 9. 
    A yellow powder and a blue liquid are shaken together in a test tube to produce a clear green mixture that is all liquid. Which of the following best describes the behavior of the above pair of substances?
    • A. 

      Soluble

    • B. 

      Insoluble

    • C. 

      Miscible

    • D. 

      Immiscible

  • 10. 
    The difference between homogenous and hetergenous mixtures is that chemical bonds are formed in homogenous mixtures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following would be best to separate a mixture of sand and stones?
    • A. 

      Magnetism

    • B. 

      Filtration

    • C. 

      Screening

    • D. 

      Separation by density

  • 12. 
    Which of the following mixtures could not be separated by filtration?
    • A. 

      Salty water

    • B. 

      Muddy water

    • C. 

      Orange juice with pulp in it

    • D. 

      Dusty air

  • 13. 
    All mixtures can be separated by physical processes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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