# Physics- States Of Matter Quiz

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Matter, as taught in class, is anything that has weight and occupies space. Matter exists in three different states, which can either be a gas, liquid, or solid. The differences in these states can be identified by checking their density. Do you think you have a proper understanding of these states? Take up the test below and get to refresh your memory!

• 1.
I am a state of matter:  my molecules are very close together and hardly move. I am ____________.
• A.

Water

• B.

A solid

• C.

A liquid

• D.

A gas

• 2.
I am a state of matter:  my molecules are jumping all over the place. I must be a _________.
• A.

Gas

• B.

Solid

• C.

Liquid

• D.

Frog

• 3.
I am a state of matter:  my molecules move past each other easily, but they are pretty close together.
• A.

I am a solid

• B.

I am a liquid

• C.

I am a gas

• 4.
If the molecules in a substance are arranged in a tight, patterned kind of way, the matter must be in which state?
• A.

Liquid

• B.

Gas

• C.

Evaporation

• D.

Solid

• 5.
Which of the following is NOT in a gaseous state at room temperature and normal atmospheric pressure?
• A.

Silver

• B.

Oxygen

• C.

Hydrogen

• D.

Nitrogen

• 6.
Which of the following might have quite a bit of gas in it?
• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

• 7.
The atoms in a diamond are arranged in a tight network (they are held together on lots of sides). This makes them very hard...
• A.

Form of the element carbon AND a solid

• B.

Form of the element oxygen AND a liquid

• C.

Form of the element graphite AND a solid

• 8.
If you cool a liquid down, you take energy away from it; the molecules or atoms will get closer together and not move much anymore. This is called...
• A.

Melting AND now the substance is a liquid

• B.

Freezing AND now the substance is a solid

• C.

Condensing AND now the substance is a liquid

• D.

Evaporating AND now the substance is a gas

• 9.
I am a state of matter: You can't get my molecules any closer together and they have chemical bonds between them.
• A.

I am a liquid

• B.

I am gas

• C.

I am a solid

• D.

I am a large purple dinosaur that is stalking Mrs. Robinson

• 10.
When your body breaks down your food, the wind gets made as a waste (leftover rubbish) product (YES this is a fart question). Farts are made of ______________.
• A.

Gases

• B.

Gas's

• C.

Gasi

• D.

Gasses

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