# States Of Matter Chapter 3 Quiz For 8th Grade

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 301  Settings  • 1.
Which answer describes the differences between a solid and a liquid?
• A.

In a solid, the particles have less energy than in a liquid.

• B.

In a solid, the particles have more energy than a liquid.

• C.

The particles in a liquid are locked in place and the particles in a solid can flow around each other.

• D.

The particles in a solid move less than the particles in a liquid.

• E.

Both A and D are correct.

• 2.
Check all the boxes that have true statements.
• A.

At point "C" on the graph, the substance changes shape and volume.

• B.

At point "B" on the graph, the stubstance is undergoing a change in state

• C.

At point "D" on the graph, the substance is completely transformed to a gas.

• D.

At point "E" on the graph, the particles of the substance have more energy than at points "A" or "C"

• E.

The particles at point "A" are locked into place and can only vibrate.

• 3.
The ____________ of a fluid describes its resistance to flowing.
• 4.
Charles's Law states that:
• A.

As the volume of a gas increases, temperature increases.

• B.

As the pressure on a gas increases, volume decreases.

• C.

As the temperature of a gas increases, volume increases.

• D.

As the temperature of a gas increases, volume decreases.

• E.

None of the above.

• 5.
What would happen to the volume of a balloon if you moved it from a warm room to a cold freezer?
• A.

Volume would decrease.

• B.

Volume would increase.

• C.

Volume wouldn't change.

• D.

Not enough information given.

• 6.
Boyle's Law has to do with the relationship between _________ and ______________ in a gas.
• A.

Temperature, Pressure

• B.

Pressure, Volume

• C.

Temperature, Volume

• 7.
What type of substance was the Oobleck we created?  (check all correct answers)
• A.

Regular fluid

• B.

Regulary solid

• C.

Colloid

• D.

Non-newtonian solid

• E.

Non-newtonian fluid

• 8.
Oobleck took on the properties of a solid when ________________ was applied.
• 9.
When you increase the temperature of a gas in a sealed container (constant volume), the pressure increases.  This is because _______________
• A.

Of the principals described by Charles's Law

• B.

Of the principals described by Boyle's Law

• C.

High temperature gas particles move faster so they exert more pressure.

• D.

High temperature gas particles move slower so they exert less pressure.

• 10.
Why did the marshmallow in the syringe expand when the plunger was pulled out?
• A.

Pulling the plunger created a force on the marshmallow and spread it out.

• B.

Pulling the plunger changed the pressure inside the syringe by changing the volume of the syringe tube.

• C.

Pulling the plunger changed the volume of the tube and it created a vacuum.

• D.

Pulling the plunger increased the pressure on the marshmallow and increased its volume.

• E.

None of these are true.

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