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Properties of Matter

Properties of Matter

Properties of Matter: It's Just a Phase Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Properties of Matter? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Matter in the ________ state has a fixed volume and fixed shape.


solid
liquid
gas
plasma
none of the above
Q. The conversion of a solid into a gas is called _______.


melting
sublimation
deposition
ionization
none of the above
Q. Matter in the ________ phase has a fixed volume and flexible shape.


solid
liquid
gas
plasma
none of the above
Q. A fruit salad is an example of a ___________.


heterogeneous mixture
homogeneous mixture
substance
solution
none of the above
Q. Particles are closest together in the _________ phase.


solid
liquid
gas
plasma
none of the above
Q. Substances are either elements or _________.


mixtures
compounds
solutions
molecules
none of the above
Q. The freezing point of a substance is ______ the melting point of the same substance.


greater than
less than
equal to
unrelated to
none of the Above
Q. Viscosity is a measure of a fluid's ______.


resistance to flow
adhesive forces
average kinetic energy
byoyancy
None of the Above
Q. For most substances, the distance between particles is smallest when the substance ________.


exists as a gas
exists as a liquid
exists as a solid
exists as a plasma
none of the Above
Q. Particles of a liquid


are tightly packed together and stay in a fixed position
have no viscosity
decrease in volume with increasing temperature
are free to move in a container but remain in close contact with one another
none of the Above
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