# Properties of Matter: This is a Solid 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. During the process of sublimation,

a solid turns directly into a gas
a solid turns into a liquid
a gas turns directly into a solid
a liquid turns into a gas
none of the Above
Q. The change from liquid to solid, or the reverse of melting is called

condensation
boiling
sublimation
freezing
none of the Above
Q. The freezing point of water is the same as its:

melting point
boiling point
sublimation point
evaporation point
none of the Above
Q. What happens during the process of vaporization?

A gas becomes a liquid
A liquid becomes a solid
A gas becomes a solid
A liquid becomes a gas
None of the Above
Q. An uncovered pot of soup is simmering on a stove, and there are water droplets on the wall above the back of the stove. What sequence can you infer has occurred?

Melting then boiling
Freezing then thawing
Vaporization then condensation
Condensation then vaporization
None of the Above
Q. The opposite of vaporization is called:

condensation
sublimation
evaporation
freezing
none of the Above
Q. In which state of matter are particles packed tightly together in fixed positions?

Gas
Solid
Liquid
Plasma
None of the Above
Q. To calculate the density of a sample of matter, you must divide its _____ by its ____.

mass, volume
volume, mass
temperature, mass
mass, temperature
none of the Above
Q. Which of the following statements about gases is false?

Gases expand to fill the container they are placed in.
Distances between molecules of a gas are very large.
Gases are highly compressible.
The particles in gases are locked in a fixed position.
None of the Above
Q. Temperature is a measure of the average _____ energy of the particles in an object.

thermal
kinetic
potential
chemical
none of the Above