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States of Matter

Quiz by Joanne Hockenjos

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21 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following is NOT a measurement used when working with a gas?
    volume
    area
    pressure
    temperature
    45s
  • Q2
    What is the change from a liquid to a gas called?
    evaporation
    melting
    sublimation
    condensation
    45s
  • Q3
    A gas at constant temperature is confined to a cylinder with a movable piston. The piston is slowly pushed into the cylinder, decreasing the volume of the gas. The pressure increases. What are the manipulating and responding variables in this experiment?
    pressure and temperature.
    volume and pressure.
    time and volume.
    temperature and time.
    45s
  • Q4
    Boyle's Law states that as the pressure of a gas increases, its
    temperature increases.
    volume increases.
    temperature decreases.
    volume decreases.
    45s
  • Q5
    A substance which takes the shape and volume of its container is a
    crystal
    gas
    solid
    liquid
    45s
  • Q6
    As the gas in a rigid container is heated, its
    pressure decreases.
    volume decreases.
    volume increases.
    pressure increases.
    45s
  • Q7
    Choose the sentence that is untrue about particles in a solid.
    They vibrate back and forth.
    They are completely motionless.
    They move around each other freely.
    45s
  • Q8
    A liquid with a low viscosity
    flows quickly.
    has a definite shape.
    flows slowly.
    fills its container.
    45s
  • Q9
    A liquid has a
    constant temperature.
    definite shape.
    crystal structure
    definite volume.
    45s
  • Q10
    Snowflakes, salt and sugar are examples of what type of solids?
    amorphous
    crystalline
    strong
    45s
  • Q11
    Which of the following is NOT an example of vaporization?
    dry air gains water as it moves over the ocean
    wet pavement dries after a rain shower
    bubbles form as water boils
    water droplets form on a mirror
    45s
  • Q12
    Property that allows the surface of water to act like a skin.
    fluidity
    surface tension
    viscosity
    45s
  • Q13
    This is the term that means the resistance of a liquid to flowing.
    solid
    amorphous
    viscosity
    surface tension
    45s
  • Q14
    Vaporization that takes place only on the surface of a liquid.
    boiling
    evaporation
    45s
  • Q15
    At this point, the particles of a solid are vibrating so fast that they break free from their fixed positions.
    condensing
    boiling
    melting
    45s

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