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SOL Ch. 1: Scientific Investigation

Quiz by Jaime Emmel

High School
Science
Virginia Standards of Learning

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Measures 9 skills from
High School
Science
Virginia Standards of Learning

CH.1.b
CH.1.g
CH.1.c
CH.1.a
CH.1.i
CH.1.f
CH.1.d
CH.1.h
CH.1.e

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  • Q1
    What would be the best to measure 12.6 ml of liquid ethanol?
    25 mL graduated cylinder
    25 mL Beaker
    25 mL Volumetric Flask
    25 mL Erlenmeyer flask
    30s
    CH.1.b
  • Q2
    A compound has a mass of 2.6632 x 10^2 g/mol. The number of significant figures in this mass is -
    5
    4
    2
    7
    30s
    CH.1.g
  • Q3
    What is the volume of the water in this graduated cylinder
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    5.61 mL
    4.55 mL
    4.39 mL
    4.41 mL
    30s
    CH.1.b
  • Q4
    If a sample has a mass of 1.25 x10^2 g and a volume of 51 mL, what is its density?
    250 g/mL
    0.0125 g/mL
    2.5 g/mL
    0.00025 g/mL
    30s
    CH.1.g
  • Q5
    A bottle of chemical Q spills on the floor. According to the MSDS, what is the proper response to this accident?
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    Absorbing the chemical with inert material and disposing of it in a chemical waste container
    Letting the chemical evaporate
    Diluting the chemical with water, absorbing the liquid with inert materials, and disposing of it in the trash
    Wiping up the chemical using paper towels and disposing of them in the trash
    30s
    CH.1.c
  • Q6
    What is the best use for the fume hood?
    Removing toxic vapors
    Mixing chemicals that release O2
    Storing glassware
    Covering volatile compounds
    30s
    CH.1.b
  • Q7
    Students want to separate and compare the components of black ink and green ink. Which technique is best for the students to use?
    Chromatography
    Decanting
    Evaporation
    Filtration
    30s
    CH.1.a
  • Q8
    Which of these best describes the basis on which new scientific ideas are accepted or rejected?
    Historical Support
    Moral and ethical beliefs
    Compelling Evidence
    Popular Support
    30s
    CH.1.i
  • Q9
    A student determined that the density of a sample of tin is 8.00 g/mL, when the actual density of tin is 7.28 g/mL. What was the percent error in the student's calculation?
    9.9%
    91%
    9.0%
    0.72%
    30s
    CH.1.f
  • Q10
    A student performed a series of titirations to find the concentration of an unknown acid. The results of the titrations are shown in the data table. What is the mean of this set of data?
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    0.976 M
    1.00 M
    0.971 M
    0.984 M
    30s
    CH.1.d
  • Q11
    The picture shows a filtration process. Which of these is least likely to pass into the test tube?
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    Dissolved gas
    Liquid solvents
    Solid particles
    Dissolved Salts
    30s
    CH.1.a
  • Q12
    After 1911, most scientist accepted the theory that the nucleus of an atom was very dense and very small and had a positive charge. What led scientists to accept this theory?
    Rutherford did an experiment firing alpha particles at a thin piece of gold foil.
    A new model proved that the quantum theory of the atom was inaccurate.
    Dalton's theory of the atom was over 100 years old.
    Scientists before 1911 used the scientific method of inquiry improperly.
    30s
    CH.1.i
  • Q13
    A student is given a container of potassium nitrate crystals. In order to determine the exact mass of the potassium nitrate using a triple beam balance, he must know the -
    mass of the filled container and the chemical formula for potassium nitrate.
    mass of the filled container and the density of potassium nitrate.
    volume of the filled container and the volume of potassium nitrate.
    mass of the empty container and the mass of the filled container
    30s
    CH.1.a
  • Q14
    What is the independent variable in the study?
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    Vapor Pressure
    Temperature
    Melting Point
    Molar Mass
    30s
    CH.1.g
  • Q15
    To determine if a reaction is exothermic, a student should use a -
    pH probe
    motion sensor
    pressure sensor
    temperature probe
    30s
    CH.1.h

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