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1.What is the term that represents the amount of SPACE taken up by matter?
a. mass
b. volume
c. density
d. temperature

2.When two or more substances unite or break apart chemically, such as burning or
rusting, it is called
a. chemical change
b. physical property
c. solution
d. mixture

3.According to the formula, Density = Mass / Volume, what happens to density when
volume increases and mass remains the same?
a. density increases
b. density decreases
c. density stays the same
d. volume cannot effect density

4.As a substance loses heat energy, its molecules slow and form intermolecular bonds,
causing it to change from a gas to a liquid. This process is called:
a. Vaporization
b. Sublimation
c. Condensation
d. Ionization
e. Solidification

5. Which of the following is NOT a property of solids

a. Molecules tend to be packed close together
b. They have a definite volume
c. They have a definite shape
d. The molecules do not move
e. They are usually more dense than gases or liquids

6. What is the best explanation for why products may have different cooking instructions
for high altitudes?
a. High altitudes may have lower atmospheric pressure, which may reduce the
boiling point of water
b. High altitudes may have high atmospheric pressure which lowers the boiling point
of water
c. Water boils at a higher temperature due to increased oxygen at high elevations
d. Water boils at a lower temperature due to decreased oxygen at higher altitudes
e. People who live in the mountains do not know how to use stoves

7. During vaporization, which of the following occurs:

a. Intermolecular bonds are broken
b. Density decreases
c. Liquids become gases
d. Temperature remains constant
e. All of the above

8. Which of the following is not a physical property?

a. Density
b. Reactivity
c. Conductivity
d. Malleability
9. Which of these is a property of a solid?
a. Solids take the shape of their container
b. Solids can remain amorphous
c. Solids have a definite shape
d. Solids are constantly changing their shape

10. Which of the following best describes temperature?

a. The number of molecules in a substance
b. The average speed of the molecules in a substance
c. The number of collisions between molecules in a substance in their container
d. The ratio of the amount of matter in the space it occupies in a substance
e. The force of gravity on the molecules of a substance.

11. Which of the following is an example of a chemical change?

a. melting butter
b. burning fuel
c. mixing milk and chocolate syrup
d. breaking glass

12. Which of the following will happen if the volume of a gas is decreased, While the
temperature remains constant?
a. The gas will increase in densityuntil it becomes a solid
b. The speed of the molecules will decreaseuntil it reaches absolute zero
c. The amount of collisions between molecules and the walls of the container will
d. The number of molecules contained within the gas will increase
e. None of the above
13. Which of the following is a physical property of matter?
a. reactivity
b. rusting
c. density
d. behavior

14. A characteristic of a material that you can observe without changing the identity of
substance that makes up the material is called
a. Tyndall Effect
b. chemical property
c. physical property
d. suspension

15. Imagine an elevator crowded with too many passengers for such a small space. This
situation would be a good analogy for a substance with what property?
a. A very high temperature
b. A very low density
c. A very low velocity
d. A very low temperature
e. A very high density

16. Which of the following objects would float, when placed in water?
a. gold: density=19.3 g/mL
b. apple: density=0.7 g/mL
c. rubber: density=1.2 g/mL
d. iron: density=7.8 g/mL

17. What is the density of water?

a. 2 g/mL
b. 1 g/mL
c. 0.5 g/mL
d. 0.9 g/mL

18. Boyle's Law states that an inverse relationship exists between:

a. Pressure and temperature
b. Volume and pressure
c. Volume and temperature
d. Pressure and density
e. Temperature and density

19. Which of the following is an example of a physical change?

a. Silver jewelry tarnishing
b. A metal fence rusting
c. A piece of iron being heated until it melts
d. A piece of wood burning
20. Which of the following best describes what happens to the molecules when you
freeze a tray of liquid water.
a. The molecules slow down constantly until they are simply vibrating next to each
b. The molecules speed up until they smash into each other and fuse together
c. The molecules increase in mass until the are too crowded to move
d. The molecules slow down, then form stronger bonds which stop them from
moving around each other as much, and then begin slowing down again.
e. The molecules slow down while forming strong bonds and then come to a
complete stop

21. What is the phase of matter called that has molecules arranged in a repeating pattern?
a. plasma
b. liquid
c. solid
d. crystalline solid

22. The process of a solid changing directly to a gas without first becoming a liquid is
a. transition
b. actinides
c. sublimation
d. diatomic

23. Morgan has a certain mass of play-dough. If she spreads it out so it has a greater
volume, what will happen to its density?
a. It will stay the same
b. Only living things have density
c. It will increase
d. It will decrease

24. Which of these is true about density?

a. Density is directly related to volume and inversely related to mass
b. Density is directly related to mass and inversely related to volume
c. Density has relationship to volume, but depends on mass
d. Density has no relationship to mass, but depends on volume.

25. Which of the following is the physical property of matter that quantitatively expresses
the common notions of hot and cold?
a. pressure
b. humidity
c. temperature
d. polarity
26. What is NOT a physical property of table sugar?
a. white, crystalline solid
b. breaks down into carbon and water vapor when heated.
c. tastes sweet
d. dissolves in water

27. A gaslike mixture with no definite volume or shape that is made up of positively and
negatively charged particles is a
a. solid
b. liquid
c. gas
d. plasma
28. Which term refers to the number of protons in an atom and helps to place elements on
the Periodic Table?
a. atomic number
b. atomic mass
c. mass number
d. isotope

29. What family on the Periodic Table has the most reactive metals?
a. alkali
b. alkaline
c. transition
d. ionic

30. What is the chemical symbol for the element with an atomic number of 26?
a. Fe
b. Br
c. I
d. Ni

31. Which element is in Period 5, Group 2?

a. Sr
b. Ca
c. Rb
d. C

32. Which of the following statements about periods is true?

a. Periods are in vertical groups
b. Periods indicate the number of energy levels
c. Periods indicate chemical properties of elements
d. There are 18 periods
33. Nitrogen is located in column 15 on the periodic table. How many electrons
does nitrogen atom need to become stable?
a. 5
b. 2
c. 7
d. 3

34. An element is a substance that:

a. exists naturally as a solid, liquid, and gas.
b. cannot be broken down into simpler substances.
c. is above 86 on the periodic table.
d. can be broken down only by chemical means.

35. Some elements in a group IV A possess beta metallic and non- metallic properties.
When combine with an “impure” metal they are used as semi-conductors. Which element
is most useful as a semiconductor?
a. Al
b. Si
c. Cu
d. S

36. A certain atom has 26 protons, 26 electrons, and 30 neutrons. Its mass number is
a. 26
b. 30
c. 56
d. 52

37. What is a characteristic of a metal?

a. malleable
b. brittle
c. porous
d. hard

38. What is a characteristic of a nonmetal?

a. hard
b. malleable
c. brittle
d. shiny

39. What is the element symbol for Magnesium?

a. K
b. Fe
c. Al
d. Mg
40. Mendeleev's decision to leave gaps in his periodic table was supported by the
discovery of
a. electrons.
b. protons.
c. argon.
d. gallium

41. What is equal to the atomic number?

a. the mass number
b. the number of electrons
c. the number of protons
d. the isotopes

42. When a solution can still dissolve more solute due to it having less solute than its
maximum amount, what is the solution called?
a. unsaturated
b. saturated
c. supersaturated
d. unconcentrated

43. Which of the following is not a way to speed up the dissolving rate of a solute in a
a. mixing
b. heating
c. cooling
d. crushing

44. How could a strong solution be made weaker?

a. dilute it
b. concentrate it
c. mix it
d. pour some out

45. Air is a solution of 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen and 1% other gasses. Which part of
this solution is the solvent?
a. Air
b. Nitrogen
c. Oxygen
d. other gasses

46. Nonpolar dissolves .

a. like
b. polar
c. nonpolar
d. unlike
47. Polar dissolves .
a. like
b. polar
c. nonpolar
d. unlike

48. A solution that contains all of the solute it can hold at a given temperature is said to be
a. unsaturated
b. saturated
c. supersaturated
d. concentrated

49. Which of the following compounds is NOT an electrolyte?

a. ethanoic acid
b. sodium bicarbonate
c. methanol
d. sodium hydroxide

50. Which of the following statements correctly describes electrolytes?

a. Electrolytes always contain metals
b. Electrolytes all have a pH value of 7
c. Electrolytes have low melting points
d. Electrolytes are strong conductors of electricity in solution

Attitudinaire SA MA SLA SLD MD SDA

1. I like my chemistry class.

2. I ask clarification from my

chemistry teacher before doing
3. I find chemistry to be fascinating
and a lot of fun
4. I would like to take a course
related to chemistry.
5. Chemistry helps to make life
6. The content of the textbook we
use are hard to understand.

7. Finding elements in the periodic

table is challenging.
8. I find the subject matter presented
in the lecture stimulating and
9. Valence electrons are easy to
10. Physical change is easy to
11. Memorizing symbol of elements
is boring.
12. I wouldprefer to do experiment on
topic than to raed about on
chemistry magazines.
13. Its easy to classify phases of
14. This subject should provide
oppurtunities to discover science
concept through actual or working
on experiments.
15. I prefer memorizing to remember
lesson in chemistry.
16. I enjoy listening class discussion
in chemistry.
17. I return materials used after
laboratory work.
18. I consider models, charts, films
and tables as nescessary in
chemistry class.
19. I improvised materials for my
chemistry class.
20. I am amazed and fascinatedwhen
multimedia is used in chemistry

SA- Strongly Agree
MA- Moderately Agree
SLA- Slightly Agree
SLDA-Slightly Disagree
MDA-Moderately Disagree
SDA-Strongly Disagree