Science 6 Chapter 2 Test Set A Question Preview (ID: 38754)

States Of Matter.[print questions]

The surface of water can act like a sort of skin due to the property of liquids called
a) viscosity
b) surface tension
c) condensation
d) evaporation

Which state of matter undergoes a change in volume most easily?
a) solid
b) liquid
c) gas
d) frozen

According to Charles's Law, when the temperature of a gas at constant pressure is increased, its
a) volume increases
b) mass increases
c) volume decreases
d) particles move more slowly

The change from liquid to solid, or the reverse of melting, is called
a) condensation
b) boiling
c) sublimation
d) freezing

A pot is simmering on the stove. There are droplets of water on the wall behind the stove. What must have happened?
a) melting, then boiling
b) freezing, then thawing
c) vaporization, then condensation
d) condensation, then vaporization

Which process happens in cold climates where snow disappears even though temperatures do not rise above freezing?
a) condensation
b) sublimation
c) melting
d) evaporation

Which state of matter can come in crystalline or amorphous forms?
a) solid
b) liquid
c) gas
d) fluid

The greater the speed of gas particles in a container, the
a) fewer collisions there will be
b) lower the temperature
c) greater the pressure
d) lower the pressure

Pressure can be measured in units of Pascals, which are
a) newtons
b) newtons per square meter
c) newtons per centimeter
d) newtons per cubic centimeter

According to Boyle's Law, when the pressure of a gas increases at constant temperature, the volume will
a) increase
b) decrease
c) remain constant
d) increase, then decrease

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