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Which is a definition for matter?
a) nothing
b) everything with volume and mass
c) everything that takes up space
d) everything you can measure

Mass is measured using
a) triple beam balance
b) graduated cylinder
c) scale
d) ruler

If we want to measure liters of volume we use
a) triple beam balance
b) scales
c) graduated cylinder
d) test tube

Intermolecular forces are the forces that
a) cause particles to increase in motion
b) pull particles apart
c) create motion in particles
d) attract particles to each other

Which has the most energy associated with its particles (most movement)
a) solid
b) liquid
c) plasma
d) gas

A solid has defined _________ and __________.
a) space and volume
b) movement and volume
c) shape and space
d) shape and volume

In this phase of matter, the particles are extremely excited and move rapidly
a) plasma
b) gas
c) liquid
d) solid

The phases of matter are physical or chemical descriptions
a) chemical
b) neither chemical nor physical
c) both chemical and physical
d) physical

As thermal energy is added to a system, it is considered to be:
a) exothermic
b) cooling off
c) endothermic
d) melting

Condensation occurs when
a) solids heat/melt to liquids
b) gases cool to liquids (exothermic)
c) liquids cool/freeze to solids
d) gases heat to plasma

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