Chemistry Test: Trivia Quiz On Methods Of Separating Mixtures!

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Below is a Trivia Quiz on Methods Of Separating Mixtures! Some of the mixtures that are created either by mixing substances or elements are easy to separate back into their original form, whereas others cannot be. In this test, we will test how knowledgeable you are when it comes to separating some mixtures and methods used. Give the quiz a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To get salt out of a solution (separating salt from water) we could try.....
    • A. 

      Melting it

    • B. 

      Evaporating the water so the salt is left behind

    • C. 

      Using a magnet

    • D. 

      Eviserating the water off

    • E. 

      Using the solute to redissolve it

  • 2. 
    If Jo wants to get the iron filings out of some sand, what could she use to separate these two solids?
    • A. 

      A magnet

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Decanting

  • 3. 
    Evaporation means going from a liquid to a ____________.
  • 4. 
    Melting means going from a __________ to a liquid.
  • 5. 
    Condensing means going from a gas to a ____________.             HINT! Dew is water condensing out of the air onto the grass.
  • 6. 
    Freezing means going from a liquid to a ____________.
  • 7. 
    If I pour the water off after I boil the potatoes, what is this an example of? [I am separating the solid potatoes from the liquid hot water]
    • A. 

      Decoutage

    • B. 

      Deglazing

    • C. 

      Double glazing

    • D. 

      Decanting

    • E. 

      Decarting

  • 8. 
    I am making lip balm. I have to pour my cooked mixture through some muslin (fabric). What am I doing to the mixture? [I am separating the solid bits from the liquid bits: the liquid can fit through the tiny holes in the muslin fabric]
    • A. 

      Decanting it

    • B. 

      Mixing it

    • C. 

      Filtering it

    • D. 

      Serrating it

    • E. 

      Nothing

  • 9. 
    I put dirty water into a funnel with a paper lining. Clean water comes out of the funnel into my beaker and solid dirt gets left behind on the paper. This is an example of ____________
  • 10. 
    When rain falls, this is because the water vapour in the clouds is condensing into liquid _________?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Water

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT a mixture?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Hot chocolate made with milk

    • C. 

      Coffee made up with hot water

    • D. 

      A boiled sweet

  • 12. 
    Which of the following mixtures could NOT be separated into its components by DECANTING?
    • A. 

      Beans in hot water

    • B. 

      Sand in water

    • C. 

      Coffee in hot water

  • 13. 
    If something has been dissolved in water, how could I separate it from the water again?
    • A. 

      By decanting it

    • B. 

      By evaporating the water

    • C. 

      By dissolving it in milk

  • 14. 
    Which of these are methods of separating a solid from a liquid?
    • A. 

      Decanting, filtering and dissolving

    • B. 

      Decanting, filtering and evaporating

    • C. 

      Decanting and dissolving

  • 15. 
    Which of these methods could be used to separate an insoluble solid from a soluble solid. [HINT: soluble means WILL dissolve; insoluble means WON'T dissolve]
    • A. 

      Mixing the mixture with water and then filtering it. Then we could evaporate the water from the resulting liquid.

    • B. 

      Mixing the mixture with sand and then filtering it. The we could evaporate the sand from the resulting solid.

    • C. 

      Mixing the mixture with hydrogen gas, and then filtering it. Then we could evaporate the solids out.