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100

Which of the following is true about metals?


A    They are usually less shiny in luster than metalloids.
B    They are usually better conductors than nonmetals.
C    They are usually less malleable than nonmetals.
D    They are usually more brittle than metalloids.

What is B. They are usually better conductors than nonmetals?

100

Sam's mother is cooking breakfast in a cast iron frying pan. If the pan is made only of iron, what does Sam know?

A    Iron is a pure substance with the chemical symbol I.
B    Iron is a pure substance with the chemical symbol F.
C    Iron is a pure substance with the chemical symbol Fe.
D    Iron is a pure substance with the chemical symbol FE.

What is C. Iron is a pure substance with a chemical symbol Fe?

100

In an experiment, two sample materials were combined. Which of the following results would show that a chemical reaction took place?
A    The sample formed a wet puddle on its surface
B    The sample partially dissolved
C    The sample formed bubbles, showing a release of gas
D    The sample broke into smaller pieces.

What is C. The sample formed bubbles, showing a release of gas?

100

Which of the following accurately describes kinetic and potential energy?


A    Kinetic energy increases as an object moves faster.
B    Both potential and kinetic energy remain constant as an object changes position.

C    kinetic energy can be stored

D    potential energy can travel in waves

What is A. Kinetic energy increases as an object moves faster?

100

The best example of unbalanced forces is


A     plane traveling at a constant speed

B     a ball sitting still

C     a skydiver falling at a constant speed

D     a rocket moving faster and faster as it blasts off



What is D. a rocket moving faster and faster as it blasts off?

100

Which of the following describes why earthquakes are common along the San Andreas Fault?


A) It is a transform plate boundary that often has tectonic plates moving past each other.
B) It is a divergent plate boundary that often has tectonic plates colliding into each other.
C) It is a convergent plate boundary that often has tectonic plates pulling away from each other.
D) It is a subduction plate boundary that often has tectonic plates shaking into each other.



What is A) It is a transform plate boundary that often has tectonic plates moving past each other?

100

 A substance made up of atoms of two or more different elements joined by chemical bonds. 



What is a compound?

200

Which is a property of a metal?

A. Dull luster

B. Malleable

C. Insulator

D. Not ductile

What is B. Malleable?

200

Elements and Compounds are classified as ________. If the substance is not an element or compound, it is considered  ______. 


A          Mixture; pure substance

B          Atom; Mixture

C          Pure substances; Atoms

D          Pure substances; Mixtures



What is D. Pure substances; Mixtures?

200

A cup of warm tea sat in a cool science classroom over a 30-minute time period. Over time, the temperature of the tea decreased. Which of the following explanations accurately verifies that thermal energy is moving in a predictable pattern from warmer to cooler?


A    The thermal energy of the tea moved from inside the cup to the surrounding air.


B    Condensed water vapor from the air formed around the rim of the cup.

C    The thermal energy of the cool classroom moved from the room into the tea.

D    Evaporation of the tea resulted in less tea in the cup.

What is A. The thermal energy of the tea moved from inside the cup to the surrounding air?

200

Which of the following is needed for photosynthesis to occur?

A    Sugar in the plant, which transforms into light energy
B    Radiant energy from the Sun, which transforms into chemical energy
C    Minerals in the soil, which transform into chemical energy
D    Oxygen in the air, which transforms into electrical energy



What is B. Radiant energy from the Sun, which transforms into chemical energy?

200

The best example of balanced forces is a


A    car increasing speed.

B    bus parked in a garage.

C    ball kicked along a flat surface.

D    roller coaster slowing down on an incline.



What is B. bus parked in a garage?

200

Granite cools very slowly from magma and therefore has very large crystals that are visible with the naked eye. Granite can be classified as —


A) an igneous rock.

B) a metamorphic rock.

C) a sedimentary rock.

D) an extrusive rock.



What is A) an igneous rock?

200

Represents a compound

What is a chemical formula?

300

A sample of a substance has a mass of about 1740 grams (g) and a volume of 1000 cubic centimeters (cm3). Calculate the density of the substance.

A    1.74 g/cm3

B    .174 g/cm3

C    17.4 g/cm3

D    174 g/cm3

What is A. 1.74 g/cm3?

300

The chemical equation below shows what happens when propane reacts with oxygen to form carbon dioxide and water.
C3H8 + 5O2 → 3CO2 + 4H2O
Which of the following is an element in this chemical reaction?

A    O        Oxygen

B    H2O    Water

C    CO2      Carbon Dioxide

D    C3H8       Propane 

What is A. O    Oxygen?

300

Lucas conducts an investigation by leaving a metal bowl and a wooden bowl outside overnight. In the morning, he touches both bowls and observes that the metal bowl feels much cooler than the wooden bowl. Lucas knows that both bowls have been in the same environment all night and, therefore, are the same temperature. Which statement best describes why the metal bowl feels cooler even though the bowls are at the same temperature?


A    Metal removes moisture from the skin by absorption, creating the sensation of coolness.


B    Metal transfers heat away from the skin by conduction, creating the sensation of coolness.


C    Wood transfers heat to the skin by radiation, creating the sensation of warmth.


D    Wood transfers heat away from the skin by convection, creating the sensation of warmth.



What is B. Metal transfers heat away from the skin by conduction, creating the sensation of coolness?

300

The best example of unbalanced forces is-


A      a car accelerating

B      a cup sitting on a table

C      a golf ball on a tee

D      a can of soup on the shelf



What is A. a car accelerating? 

300

A pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances. Represented on the Periodic Table.



What is an element?

400

Humans, like all living things, require water to survive. The abundance of water in the body is a reasonable explanation for three-quarters of a human's mass being composed of —
A    carbon.
B    nitrogen.
C    calcium and oxygen.
D    hydrogen and oxygen.

What is D. hydrogen and oxygen?

400

Jean-Paul is racing in a bicycle race. He is moving along rapidly at a speed of 15 kilometers per hour. Suddenly, a strong wind begins to blow into his face. Jean-Paul cannot exert any more force on the pedals. What will happen to Jean-Paul's speed while the wind continues to blow against him?


A    His speed will double due to the second force being applied.


B    His speed will decrease since the wind is blowing towards him.


C    His speed will remain the same as he is applying the same force to the pedals.

D    His speed will increase due to stronger wind currents.

What is B. His speed will decrease since the wind is blowing towards him?

400

Represents an element on the periodic table

What is a chemical symbol?