What's The Matter? Test

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Today we ask the age-old question; what’s the matter? Well, matter is any substance that has mass and takes up space, including solids, liquids, gases and plasma. How much do you know about these topics? Take the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An element...?
    • A. 

      Made of two or more elements chemically

    • B. 

      Cannot be made simpler

    • C. 

      Is uniform throughout

  • 2. 
    What is matter made up of...?
    • A. 

      Elements and Compounds

    • B. 

      Lead and Salt

    • C. 

      Pure substances and Mixtures

  • 3. 
    What are pure substances? 
    • A. 

      Homogeneous matter-all samples have same makeup

    • B. 

      Made up of two or more elements chemically combined

    • C. 

      Heterogeneous-different throughout

  • 4. 
    What is a combo of 2 or more kinds of matter that can be seperated physically.
    • A. 

      Compound

    • B. 

      Mixture

    • C. 

      Pure Substance

  • 5. 
    What are compounds made up of?
    • A. 

      Molecules

    • B. 

      Colloids

    • C. 

      Bleach

  • 6. 
    A heterogeneous mixture in which the particles of a substance are temporarily mixed in a liquid is a....?
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Colloid

    • C. 

      Suspension

  • 7. 
    What is a colloid?
    • A. 

      Mixture who's properties are in between solution and suspension

    • B. 

      A heterogeneous mixture in which the particles of a substance are temporarily mixed in a liquid

    • C. 

      Have very small particles; do not settle on standing

  • 8. 
    What is an example of a homogeneous mixture?
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Skim milk

  • 9. 
    Check the chemical changes.
    • A. 

      Glass breaking

    • B. 

      A rusting bike

    • C. 

      Freezing chocolate-covered bananas

    • D. 

      Burning leaves

    • E. 

      Corroding metal

  • 10. 
    Check the physical changes
    • A. 

      Cutting the grass

    • B. 

      Water evaporating from a pond

    • C. 

      Frying an egg

    • D. 

      Bleaching hair

    • E. 

      Spoiling food

  • 11. 
    Check what would have a high viscosity.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Honey

    • C. 

      Iced tea

    • D. 

      Coffee

    • E. 

      Glue

  • 12. 
    Check what would have a low viscosity
    • A. 

      Molasses

    • B. 

      Soda

    • C. 

      Lemonade

    • D. 

      Gel

    • E. 

      Foam

  • 13. 
    Check the examples of colloids.
    • A. 

      Smoke

    • B. 

      Muddy water

    • C. 

      Mayo

  • 14. 
    Check the examples of solutions.
    • A. 

      Gel

    • B. 

      Flour in water

    • C. 

      Soda

  • 15. 
    Can elements be broken down by chemical means? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Mixtures are not made up of more than kind of molecule
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Compounds have same properties from elements making it up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Mixtures have different properties throughout.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    ________________________ is the tendency of a liquid to form a skin at the surface.
  • 20. 
    ________________ is the attraction between particles of the same substances. 
  • 21. 
    ______________ is the attraction between particles of different substances.
  • 22. 
    Match and put the number in the box of the correct answer1. It measures a solid's resistance to scratching2. The ability to return to its original shape after being stretched3. The ability to be drawn out into a thin wire4.The measure of how much pulling or tension a material can support before fracturing5.It measures a material's tendency to shatter upon impact
  • 23. 
    Check off the properties of a SOLID.
    • A. 

      Medium force of attraction(particles)

    • B. 

      Particles move further apart

    • C. 

      Definite Shape

    • D. 

      Definite Volume

  • 24. 
    Check off the properties of LIQUIDS.
    • A. 

      Not a definite shape; flows to take shape of container

    • B. 

      Definite Shape

    • C. 

      Not definite

    • D. 

      Strong force of attraction(particles)

  • 25. 
    Check off the properties of GASES.
    • A. 

      Definite Shape

    • B. 

      Not definite volume

    • C. 

      Weak force of attraction(particles)

    • D. 

      Particles are close together; particles vibrate but don't move

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