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Practice Test - Solids, Liquids & Gases



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

A substance whose shape can easily change is a
a.
solid.
b.
powder.
c.
fluid.
d.
metal.
 

 2. 

A material that can easily flow is called a
a.
fluid.
b.
solid.
c.
buoyant force.
d.
hydraulic material.
 

 3. 

During which change of state do atoms or molecules become more ordered?
a.
boiling
c.
melting
b.
condensation
d.
sublimation
 

 4. 

Materials that can flow to fit their containers include
a.
gases.
c.
both gases and liquids.
b.
liquids.
d.
neither gases nor liquids.
 

 5. 

Which statement best describes intermolecular forces?
a.
Intermolecular forces are stronger than bonding forces.
b.
Intermolecular forces act within molecules.
c.
Intermolecular forces are only attractive.
d.
Intermolecular forces may be both attractive and repulsive.
 

 6. 

Which graph best represents the relationship between temperature of the air and the rate of evaporation of water?

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a.
A
b.
B
c.
C
d.
D
 

 7. 

Of the following, the poorest conductor of heat is:
a.
a balloon filled with air.
b.
a glass of water.
c.
a vacuum.
d.
a copper wire.
 



 
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