States Of Matter Review Quiz

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State Of Matter Quizzes & Trivia

This review quiz covers all material related to states of matter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check any of the following that are part of the Kinetic Theory: 
    • A. 

      All particles are in constant, random motion

    • B. 

      There are 4 states of matter including solids, liquids, gases and plasma.

    • C. 

      Particles are constantly colliding with each other due to their constant motion.

    • D. 

      All matter is made of small particles like atoms and molecules.

  • 2. 
    Check any of the following that help decide whether a substance is a solid, liquid or gas: 
    • A. 

      How spaced out its particles are

    • B. 

      How much energy its particles have

    • C. 

      The volume of its particles

    • D. 

      The mass of its particles

    • E. 

      The arrangement of its particles

  • 3. 
    Matter in the __________ state has a definite shape and a definite volume, and although its particles are moving a little bit they are mostly just vibrating in place. 
  • 4. 
    Matter in the ________________ state has a definite volume but will take the shape of its container.  Its particles are moving a medium amount and can slip and slide past each other. 
  • 5. 
    Matter in the ______________ state has no definite shape and no definite volume - they will fill whatever container they are placed in, as their particles have tons of energy and are bouncing around like crazy. 
  • 6. 
    Particles of matter become less ______________ as they are heated up. 
  • 7. 
    The property of matter that explains why the liquid rises in a thermometer as the temperature goes up is: 
    • A. 

      Thermal expansion

    • B. 

      Specific Heat

    • C. 

      Expansion joints

    • D. 

      Kinetic Theory

  • 8. 
    When matter changes from solid to liquid this is called: 
    • A. 

      Melting

    • B. 

      Freezing

    • C. 

      Sublimation

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 9. 
    When a substance changes from liquid to gas this is called: 
    • A. 

      Melting

    • B. 

      Sublimation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Vaporization

  • 10. 
    When a substance changes from gas to liquid this is called: 
    • A. 

      Freezing

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Vaporization

    • D. 

      Melting

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