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Liquids have which of the following physical properties?
a) no definite shape, constant volume
b) definite shape, constant volume
c) no definite shape, changing volume
d) definite shape, changing volume

Water that sticks to the water is demonstrating attraction to other substances. This is an example of
a) adhesion
b) cohesion
c) surface tension
d) capillarity

Oil molecules stick to each other demonstrating
a) cohesion
b) adhesion
c) surface tension
d) capillarity

The tendency for liquids to form a film on the surface is called
a) surface tension
b) cohesion
c) adhesion
d) capillarity

Water is able to climb up narrow columns with the help of cohesion through the unique property of
a) capillarity
b) surface tension
c) cohesion
d) adhesion

A boat floating on water is demonstrating
a) buoyancy
b) magic
c) flight
d) higher density

Water passes through semipermeable membranes though the process of
a) osmosis
b) active transport
c) buoyancy
d) flotation

Pressure is equal to
a) force divided by area
b) force x mass
c) force divided by mass
d) force x area

A submarine that is completely underwater, but is not sinking is said to be at
a) neutral buoyancy
b) floatation
c) underwater buoyancy
d) falling buoyancy

The scientist who discovered the principle of buoyancy is
a) Archimedes
b) Torricelli
c) Bernoulli
d) Pascal

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