Quiz 7: States Of Matter And Intermolecular Forces

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This quiz will test your knowledge of states of matter, changing states of matter, and intermolecular forces among molecules.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A ___________ has a definite shape and a definite volume.
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Molecule

  • 2. 
    A __________ has no definite shape and no definite volume. 
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Molecule

  • 3. 
    A ____________ has no definite shape, but a definite volume.
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Molecule

  • 4. 
    The change in state from a solid to a liquid is called __________.
    • A. 

      Freezing

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Melting

  • 5. 
    The change in state from gas to liquid is called ____________.
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Freezing

    • C. 

      Melting

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 6. 
    _____________ is the change in state from liquid to solid.
    • A. 

      Melting

    • B. 

      Freezing

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 7. 
    ______________ is the change in state from liquid to gas.
    • A. 

      Freezing

    • B. 

      Melting

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 8. 
    Water in its gas state is called __________.
    • A. 

      Clouds

    • B. 

      Gas water

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Water vapor (steam)

  • 9. 
    What causes matter to change from one state to another?
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Gasoline

  • 10. 
    The molecules in a solid stay closely and vibrate against each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The molecules in a liquid spread out to fill the entire container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The molecules in a gas move fast and spread out to fill the entire container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Determine the main type of intermolecular forces in ethanol C2H5OH.
    • A. 

      London dispersion forces

    • B. 

      Dipole-depole forces

    • C. 

      Hydrogen bonding

    • D. 

      Ion-ion oposite attractions

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      London Dispersion Forces

    • B. 

      Ion-Dipole Forces

    • C. 

      Dipole-Dipole Forces

    • D. 

      Hydrogen Bonds

  • 15. 
    Determine the main type of intermolecular forces in CCl4.
    • A. 

      London Dispersion Forces

    • B. 

      Ion-Dipole Forces

    • C. 

      Dipole-Dipole Forces

    • D. 

      Hydrogen Bonds

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      NaF < H2S < HF < CO2

    • B. 

      H2S < CO2 < HF < NaF

    • C. 

      CO2 < H2S < HF < NaF

    • D. 

      CO2 < HF < H2S < NaF

  • 17. 
    Rank the following molecules in order of increasing boiling point: CH3Cl, CH3OH, Na2O (aq),  CF4.
    • A. 

      CF4 < CH3OH < CH3Cl < Na2O (aq)

    • B. 

      CF4 < CH3Cl < CH3OH < Na2O (aq)

    • C. 

      CF4 < Na2O (aq) < CH3Cl < CH3OH

    • D. 

      CF4 < Na2O (aq) < CH3OH < CH3Cl

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      NH3 has a higher boiling point, because it contains London forces.

    • B. 

      NH3 has a higher boiling point, because it contains hydrogen bonds.

    • C. 

      NH3 has a higher boiling point, because it contains dipole-dipole forces.

    • D. 

      NH3 has a higher boiling point, because it contains ion-dipole forces.

  • 19. 
    At standard pressure, HF has a higher boiling point than HCl, HBr, or H2 does. What accounts for the higher boiling point of HF?
    • A. 

      HF has a higher boiling point, because it contains London forces.

    • B. 

      HF has a higher boiling point, because it contains hydrogen bonds.

    • C. 

      HF has a higher boiling point, because it contains dipole-dipole forces.

    • D. 

      HF has a higher boiling point, because it contains ion-dipole forces.

  • 20. 
    At standard pressure, H2Se and CO have higher boiling points than CF4 and CO2 do. What accounts for the higher boiling point of H2Se and CO?
    • A. 

      H2Se and CO have higher boiling points, because they contain London Forces.

    • B. 

      H2Se and CO have higher boiling points, because they contain hydrogen bonds.

    • C. 

      H2Se and CO have higher boiling points, because they contain dipole-dipole forces.

    • D. 

      H2Se and CO have higher boiling points, because they contain ion-dipole forces.

  • 21. 
    Compounds like CuO and NaHCO3 are soluble in water. Compare the boiling point of a solution of CuO to the boiling point of water at standard pressure.
    • A. 

      The solution of CuO has a higher boiling point than water does.

    • B. 

      Water has a higher boiling point than the CuO solution does.

  • 22. 
    A mixture contains hydrogen fluoride and ammonia. Identify a strong intermolecular force of attraction between hydrogen fluoride and ammonia.
    • A. 

      Dipole-Dipole Forces

    • B. 

      Hydrogen Bonding

    • C. 

      Ion-Dipole Forces

    • D. 

      London Dispersion Forces

  • 23. 
    Which element combines with hydrogen to form a compound with the strongest hydrogen bonding between its molecules?
    • A. 

      Sulfur

    • B. 

      Tellurium

    • C. 

      Selenium

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 24. 
    Substance A has a boiling point of 13 degrees Celsius, Substance B has a boiling point of 20 degrees Celsius, Substance C has a boiling point of 23 degrees Celsius, Substance D has a boiling point of 12 degrees Celsius. Which substance has the strongest intermolecular forces?
    • A. 

      Substance A

    • B. 

      Substance B

    • C. 

      Substance C

    • D. 

      Substance D

  • 25. 
    At standard pressure, HF and NH3 have higher boiling points than HBr and CH4 do. What accounts for the higher boiling point of HF?
    • A. 

      NH3 and HF have higher boiling points, because they contain London Forces.

    • B. 

      NH3 and HF have higher boiling points, because they contain hydrogen bonds.

    • C. 

      NH3 and HF have higher boiling points, because they contain dipole-dipole forces.

    • D. 

      NH3 and HF have higher boiling points, because they contain ion-dipole forces.