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Liquids and solids are referred to as the condensed states of matter because they
a) have greater densities than gases
b) have their water molecules removed
c) are less strongly bonded than gases
d) are lower in energy than gases

Compared to the particles of a gas, the particles of a liquid
a) do not completely fill their container
b) are not in constant motion
c) collide with the sides of the container, but not with each other
d) can move longer distances

Compared to a liquid, a gas is more compressible because the particles
a) have greater space between them
b) move more slowly
c) are more attracted to each other
d) have more frequent collisions

A characteristic that distinguishes solids from liquids is the solid's
a) fixed shape
b) greter diffusion of particles
c) absence of particle movement
d) weaker attraction between particles

If the phases of matter are arranged in order of increasing disorder, the arrangement would be
a) solid, liquid, gas
b) gas, solid, liquid
c) gas, liquid, solid
d) liquid, solid, gas

The state in which a substance exists at room temperature depends on the
a) strength of the attractive forces between particles
b) number of collisions between particles
c) number of particles
d) size of the particles

The average kinetic energy of the particles in solids, liquids, and gases is most closely related to
a) temperature
b) pressure
c) volume
d) density

What type of bonding results in only solid substances at room temperature?
a) ionic
b) covalent
c) mtallic
d) molecular

The state of a molecular substance at room temperature depends on the strength of the bonds between the
a) moleules themselves
b) atoms within the molecules
c) molecules and the container
d) largest atom in each molecule

Which of the following would indicate the strongest intermolecular forces in a liquid?
a) high boiling point
b) low boiling point
c) low electrical resistance
d) high electrical resistance

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