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Matter / Phase Change Quiz (1 page)

  1. Define matter in a complete sentence.
     
     
  2. Describe the shape and volume characteristics for these state of matter.
    Phase Shape Volume
    Solid
     
     
    Liquid
     
     
    Gas
     
     

  3. List three physical properties of matter.
     
  4. Name one chemical property of matter. _______________________
     
  5. Tell whether the following are chemical or physical changes:
    1. sprinkling sugar on your cereal _______________
    2. cutting a piece of paper _______________
    3. burning a piece of paper _______________
    4. soaking paper in alcohol until it's mushy _______________
    5. scrubbing rust off a piece of steel _______________

  6. Tell whether the following are compounds, elements, heterogeneous or homogenous mixtures.
    1. sugar _____________________________
    2. paper _____________________________
    3. aluminum _____________________________
    4. the rock on the front counter _____________________________
    5. your shoes _____________________________
    6. salt dissolved in water _____________________________

  7. On the back compare and contrast mixtures and pure substances.