Quiz Name:The Nature of Matter
Type: Multiple Choice (multiple choice) 
Instructions: Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper. Check your answers by clicking on “answer key” below the last question.

Question 1: These have definite volume and no definite shape.

solids 
gases 
liquids 
plasma 

Question 2: These consists of high energy electrically charged particles.

solids 
gases 
liquids 
plasma 

Question 3: The unit for pressure is the

meter 
milliliter 
newton 
pascal 

Question 4: The law that says when the volume of a gas decreases the pressure increase is

Boyle's Law 
Charle's Law 
Bernoulli's Law 
Archimede's Law 

Question 5: The law says when temperature of a gas increases the volume increase is

Boyle's Law 
Charle's Law 
Bernoulli's Law 
Archimede's Law 

Question 6: The theory that says matter is made of moving particles is the

Boyle's theory 
kinetic theory 
Bernoulli's theory 
Archimedes Theory 

Question 7: Materials that have particles arranged in repeating patterns are

amorphous 
gases 
all solids 
crystals 

Question 8: Solids that have particles arranged in less regular patterns are called

amorphous 
gases 
all solids 
crystals 

Question 9: How easily a liquid pours is called

amorphous 
viscosity 
Bernoulli's Principle 
Kinetic theory 

Question 10: Which of the following would have the lowest viscosity?

water 
motor oil 
maple syrup 
glue 

Question 11: Which of the following can be compressed to a smaller volume?

solids 
liquids 
gases 
crystals 

Question 12: When materials are heated they

contract 
always burn 
expand 
solidify 

Question 13: When pressure is placed on a fluid how is the pressure transmitted?

It is increased as it travels. 
It travels unchanged throughout the fluid. 
It decreases as it travels. 
It isn't transmitted at all. 

Question 14: This principle explains when velocity of a fluid is high the pressure is low.

Bernoulli's 
Archimedes 
Pascal's 
Boyle's 

Question 15: This principle explains that floating objects displace water equal to their weight.

Bernoulli's 
Archimedes 
Pascal's 
Boyle's 

Question 16: The upward force exerted by a fluid is called

pressure 
gravity 
thermal expansion 
buoyant force 

Question 17: The amount of force per unit area is called

pressure 
gravity 
thermal expansion 
buoyant force 

Question 18: Solid materials have atoms and molecules that are

moving from place to place 
vibrating in place 
always lined up 
very far apart 

Question 19: These are mainly empty space.

liquids 
solids 
gases 
plasmas 

Question 20: These have no definite shape or volume.

liquids 
solids 
gases 
plasmas

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