States of Matter Formative
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by David Kwan
| 20 Questions
Note from the author:
This Formative is by: Traci Smith
1
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Below is a heating curve for a substance over time. Connect the 3 states of matter to the diagram where where they would exist.
2
10
On the heating curve in #1, what is happening at point B?
A The substance is getting hotter
B The substance is getting colder
C The substance is melting
D The substance is vaporizing
3
10
On the heating curve in question #1, what is happening at point D?
A The substance is getting hotter
B The substance is getting colder
C The substance is melting
D The substance is vaporizing
4
10
Draw the particles as they would appear in each state of matter
5
10
Type the name for each change of state next to the letter that represents this change on the diagram below
6
10
Condensation is the opposite of freezing
True
False
7
10
Substances are usually the most dense when they are in the solid state.
True
False
8
10
In order to float in water, a substance must be less dense than the water
True
False
9
10
Substances will expand when they change from gas to a liquid.
True
False
10
10
The freezing point and melting point of a substance are the same temperature.
True
False
11
10
Complete the missing words in the table below
12
10
Two examples of vaporization are
A Evaporation and condensation
B Evaporation and Boiling
C Condensation and Sublimation
D Boiling and Deposition
13
10
Which of the following statements are true about plasmas
A Plasmas are rare on Earth
B Plasma exists in lightning
C Plasmas are found inside neon lights
D All of the above are true
14
10
Which of the following is NOT true?As thermal energy is added to a substance...
the particles move faster
the substance becomes less dense
the temperature decreases
the particles get farther apart
15
10
What happens to the temperature of a substance when it is changing state?
The temperature stays constant
The temperature decreases
The temperature increases
16
10
Which 2 states of matter have a definite volume?
Solid and gas
Solid and liquid
Liquid and gas
Gas and plasma
17
10
How are liquids and gases similar?
Both have a definite volume
Neither has a definite volume
Both have a definite shape
Neither has a definite shape
18
10
Which state of matter is most like a plasma?
A Solid
B Liquid
C Gas
19
10
If a substance has a melting point of -157 degrees Celsius and a boiling point of -25 degrees Celsius, what state of matter will it be in at room temperature (21 degrees C)?
A Solid
B Liquid
C Gas
D Not enough information
20
10
Matter is...
anything that has mass and carries an electric charge
anything that takes up space and has mass
anything that is a liquid or solid
anything that you can weigh on a scale
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