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Classifying Matter

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18 questions
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  • Q1
    Matter is anything that has both
    energy & volume
    mass & volume
    energy & mass
    energy & weight
    120s
  • Q2
    If we were to categorize matter based on its purity, our two main categories would be
    homogeneous & heterogeneous
    substances & mixtures
    mass & volume
    compounds & elements
    120s
  • Q3
    What is the definition of a pure substance?
    A system of matter that is only made of protons.
    A system of matter that cannot be broken down into any other types of matter.
    A system of matter that is never found in nature.
    A system of matter which is made up of two or more different types of matter.
    120s
  • Q4
    What is the definition of a mixture?
    A system of matter made up of only one type of matter.
    A system of matter that is made up of two or more different substances.
    A system of matter in which you can never see the different parts.
    A system of matter that can only be broken down chemically.
    120s
  • Q5
    What do we call a mixture in which you cannot see the different parts?
    compound
    heterogeneous
    split
    homogeneous
    120s
  • Q6
    What do we call a mixture in which you can see the different parts?
    heterogeneous
    homogeneous
    compound
    split
    120s
  • Q7
    What two categories can we separate pure substances into?
    homogeneous & heterogeneous
    neutrons & protons
    elements & compounds
    atoms & molecules
    120s
  • Q8
    What is the difference between an element and a compound?
    An element can be broken down further by chemical means, while a compound can only be broken down physically.
    An element can be broken down further by physical means, while a compound can only be broken down chemically.
    A compound is a pure substance that can be found in nature, while an element is never found in nature.
    An element is the simplest form of matter than cannot be broken down any further, while a compound is a combination of elements in a fixed ratio.
    120s
  • Q9
    Which of the following would be classified as matter?
    helium gas in a balloon
    ultraviolet light
    heat from the sun
    velocity
    120s
  • Q10
    To which of the following categories does soil belong?
    homogeneous mixture
    element
    heterogeneous mixture
    compound
    120s
  • Q11
    To which of the following categories does air belong?
    heterogeneous mixture
    compound
    element
    homogeneous mixture
    120s
  • Q12
    To which of the following categories does carbon belong?
    heterogeneous mixture
    homogeneous mixture
    element
    compound
    120s
  • Q13
    To which of the following categories does ammonia (NH3) belong?
    compound
    heterogeneous mixture
    element
    homogeneous mixture
    120s
  • Q14
    To which of the following categories does tin belong?
    element
    compound
    homogeneous mixture
    heterogeneous mixture
    120s
  • Q15
    To which of the following categories does brass belong?
    element
    homogeneous mixture
    heterogeneous mixture
    compound
    120s

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