Quiz On States Of Matter & Phase Changes

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 78

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State Of Matter Quizzes & Trivia

The following will test your understanding of the states of matter and phase changes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following could solid ice become if heat energy is added? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Solid Ice

    • B. 

      Liquid Water

    • C. 

      Vapor

    • D. 

      None of the above, energy needs to be removed

  • 2. 
    If isopropyl alcohol is a liquid at room temperature (25 degrees Celsius), which of the following must its boiling point be?
    • A. 

      0 Degrees Celsius

    • B. 

      20 Degrees Celsius

    • C. 

      25 Degrees Celsius

    • D. 

      82 Degrees Celsius

  • 3. 
    Which of the following terms identifies the change from a liquid to solid?
    • A. 

      Melting

    • B. 

      Solidification

    • C. 

      Boiling

    • D. 

      Sublimation

  • 4. 
    Oxygen becomes a gas at -183 degrees Celsius. We would call this temperature?
    • A. 

      Boiling point

    • B. 

      Evaporating point

    • C. 

      Sublimation point

    • D. 

      Freezing point

  • 5. 
    The following occurs when heat energy is removed:Gas ---(A)-->    Liquid  ---(B)--->    SolidWhat would be the phase changes for A and B respectfully?
    • A. 

      Melting, Evaporating

    • B. 

      Melting, Condensation

    • C. 

      Condensation, Freezing

    • D. 

      Condensation, Melting

    • E. 

      Boiling, Freezing

  • 6. 
    Examine the following sequence of phase changes:Solid --->  Liquid --->  GasWould we need to ADD or REMOVE heat energy?
    • A. 

      Add heat energy

    • B. 

      Remove heat energy

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 7. 
    Freezing is to solid, as sublimation is to ______________________
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 8. 
    If chemical "X" had the following physical properties:Melting Point =   - 32 Degrees CelsiusBoiling Point =    -11  Degrees Celsiuswhat state of matter would you find Chemical "X" if the temperature was 0 Degrees Celsius?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 9. 
    When isopropyl alcohol was spilled over the counter top and quickly disappeared, what phase change occurred?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Boiling

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Sublimation

  • 10. 
    A student noticed frost was on the ground at 6:30 a.m. but noticed it disappeared by 8:30 a.m. What phase change was responsible for turning the frost into water vapor?
    • A. 

      Melting

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Sublimation

    • D. 

      Deposition