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Exploring Liquids Unit

Test
Name: ______________ Date: ___________________
True or False circle if the statement is true or
false
Question
True
False

A
B
C
D
E
F

A liquid will take the


shape of the container it
is being poured into
Repelling means soaking
up water

Oil is heavier than water

Water can be a liquid,


solid or a gas
Surface tension is like an
elastic skin on the
surface of the water
Only plants, animals and
people use water

Multiple Choice circle the correct answer


1.
The liquid that would flow the fastest would be:

a. ketchup

b. oil

c. glue

d. mustard

2. Victoria spilled milk on her desk. She can best soak up the
milk using:

a. plastic wrap

b. tin foil

c. paper towel

d. wax paper

3. Mark wanted to put some water in the fridge to get cold.


Which container does not hold water?

a.

b.

a. cardboard box

c.

b. glass jar

d.

c. metal bowl

d. plastic jug

4. Which one of these is not a liquid?

a. milk

b. coffee

c. orange juice

d. chocolate bar

5. A gas is being made in which picture?

6. After
night,

raining
all
the
schoolyard
is full
of puddles. Grant can't
wait to go out at recess to splash around in them.
Throughout the morning, the weather turns hot
and sunny.
When
Grant
finally
goes
out at
lunchtime,
the
puddles are gone. What happened to
the puddles?
a. The puddles
b. The puddles
evaporated because
liquefied because of
of the hot weather.
the hot weather.
c. The puddles
solidified because of
the cold weather.

d. The wind blew the


puddles somewhere
else.

7. Matt got his socks wet. The socks will dry fastest in
weather that is:

a. cloudy and calm

b. hot and windy

d.
cloudy and
windy

c. rainy and calm

8. Sasha stirred some iced tea mix into a


glass of water until she couldn't see the
powder anymore. This is an example of:
a. dissolving

b. evaporating

c. melting

d. freezing

9. Which of the following is not a way that water is polluted?


a. dumping oils and
chemicals
c. canoeing in a river

b. littering near a river


d. flushing medicine

Written
1. What is one material that absorbs water?
____________________________________
2. What is one material that repels water?

____________________________________
I can statements
True or False Questions
A I can recognize and describe characteristics of liquids (SLE 1)
B I can compare the amount of liquid absorbed by different materials (SLE
3)
C I can compare water with one or more other liquids (SLE 2)
D I can demonstrate an understanding that liquid water can change to other
states (SLE 5)
E I can recognize and describe characteristics of liquids (SLE 1)
F I can recognize that water is a component of many materials and living
things (SLE 8)
Multiple Choice Questions
1 I can compare water with one or more other liquids (SLE 2)
2 I can compare the amount of liquid absorbed by different materials (SLE
3)
3 I can evaluate the suitability of different materials for containing liquids
(SLE 4)
4 I can demonstrate an understanding that liquid water can change to other
states (SLE 5)
5 I can demonstrate an understanding that liquid water can change to other
states (SLE 5)
6 I can predict that the water level in open containers will decrease due to
evaporation, but the water in closed containers will not decrease (SLE 6)
7

I can predict that a wet surface will dry more quickly when exposed to
wind or heating (SLE 7)
8 I can compare water with one or more other liquids (SLE 2)
9 I can recognize human responsibilities for maintain clean supplies of
water (SLE 9)
Written
1& I can compare the amount of liquid absorbed by different materials (SLE
2
3)