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Water Properties

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  • Q1
    A water molecule is a _______ since the negative end of one water molecule is attracted to the positive end of another water molecule.
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    polar molecule
    specific heat
    sustain life
    surface tension
    30s
  • Q2
    A process powered by adhesion that causes water molecules to move upward through a narrow tube such as the stem of a plant is called...
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    polar molecule
    capillary action
    specific heat
    surface tension
    30s
  • Q3
    A liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances is called a...
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    solute
    solution
    solvent
    30s
  • Q4
    Because of its _______, water dissolves many substances.
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    solvent
    polarity
    solute
    solution
    30s
  • Q5
    An attraction between molecules of the same substance is called...
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    cohesion
    adhesion
    30s
  • Q6
    An attraction between molecules of different substances is called...
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    adhesion
    cohesion
    30s
  • Q7
    A measure of how difficult it is to stretch or break the surface of a liquid is called...
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    surface tension
    capillary action
    specific heat
    polar molecule
    30s
  • Q8
    The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance by 1 degree Celsius is called...
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    capillary action
    specific heat
    polar molecule
    surface tension
    30s
  • Q9
    Water is called the ________ because it dissolves so many substances.
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    universal solvent
    surface tension
    specific heat
    capillary action
    30s
  • Q10
    The process of water molecules sticking to other substances is called...
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    cohesion
    adhesion
    30s
  • Q11
    The process of water molecules sticking to other water molecules is called...
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    cohesion
    adhesion
    30s
  • Q12
    The tightness across the top of water that is caused by the polar molecules pulling on each other is called...
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    surface tension
    specific heat
    polar molecule
    capillary action
    30s
  • Q13
    The compound on Earth that commonly exists in all three states (solid, liquid, gas) is...
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    carbon dioxide
    table salt
    sugar
    water
    30s
  • Q14
    Substance that is dissolved (sugar or salt) is a...
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    solution
    solvent
    solute
    30s
  • Q15
    Mixture that forms when one substance dissolves into another is a...
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    solution
    solute
    solvent
    30s

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