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Properties of Matter: I'm Melting 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!
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Q. The process of a liquid becoming a gas is called


sublimation
condensation
evaporation
freezing
none of the Above
Q. Which state of matter has a definite volume, but not shape?


plasma
gas
liquid
solid
none of the Above
Q. Archimedes' Principle states that ______ is equal to the volume of the displaced fluid.


the volume of an object in a fluid
an object floating in a fluid
a fluid mixing with another liquid
the mass of an object
none of the Above
Q. Which state of matter will hold its shape without a container?


Solid
Liquid
Gas
Plasma
None of the Above
Q. The law of conservation of mass states that mass cannot be


burned
changed in form
created or destroyed
heated or cooled
none of the Above
Q. Ice floats in water because it is


more dense than water
less dense than water
colder than water
warmer than water
None of the Above
Q. Which state of matter is not a fluid?


Solid
Liquid
Gas
Plasma
None of the Above
Q. Baking soda reacts with vinegar. During the course of the reaction bubbles of carbon dioxide are formed. This is considered a chemical change because:


no new substances are formed when the vinegar reacts with the baking soda
a phase change takes place
the vinegar changes its appearance
a new substance is formed when the vinegar reacts with baking soda
none of the Above
Q. Three examples of a physical change are:


sawing a log, crushing a can, and toasting a marshmallow
freezing water, evaporation of gasoline, and rusting of a nail
burning of gasoline, rotting of an egg, and exploding of fireworks
boiling of water, crushing a can, and melting of an ice cube
none of the Above
Q. Another name for a homogeneous mixture is:


a solution
a suspension
a substance
a compound
a colloid
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