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MTEL Physics: Atomic Nature of Matter & Relativity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Democritus disagree with Aristotle?

Question 2 2. What did Rutherford discover in his gold foil experiment?

Question 3 3. If you want to find the volume of a gas using the ideal gas law, which values do you need to know?

Question 4 4. According to Einstein's theory of relativity, which of the following is the fourth dimension in space-time?

Question 5 5. Which of the following variables is NOT included in the ideal gas equation?

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Question 6 6. What leads to a change of phase in matter?

Question 7 7. What is the original form of the ideal gas equation?

Question 8 8. Assuming pressure and temperature are held constant, then what happens to the volume of a non-rigid container when the number of molecules in the container is doubled?

Question 9 9. When an electron moves from an excited state to a ground state, it will _____.

Question 10 10. In the ideal gas equation, what does R represent?

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Question 11 11. When writing electron configurations, electrons are represented in their lowest possible energy state, called their _____.

Question 12 12. Which is NOT a component of the kinetic theory of matter?

Question 13 13. Which units of pressure are needed if you are going to use 0.0821 as your ideal gas constant?

Question 14 14. Why should you avoid looking directly at magnesium burning?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was the instrument used for the discovery of the electron?

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Question 16 16. If you know the temperature, volume, and pressure of a gas, how would you rearrange the ideal gas equation to find the number of moles?

Question 17 17. Which is not a phase of matter?

Question 18 18. If a 22.4 L container is holding 1.00 mole of a gas at 273 kelvins, then what is its pressure?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements best describes gravity?

Question 20 20. The Bohr model of the atom:

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Question 21 21. The ideal gas constant, R, can be found using which of the following equations?

Question 22 22. Which of the following theories accounts for the constant speed of light in an inertial frame of reference?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is true about plasma?

Question 24 24. Who first coined the term atom, meaning indivisible?

Question 25 25. Which of the following accounts for the key difference between Special and General Relativity?

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Question 26 26. How would you rearrange the ideal gas equation to calculate the pressure of a gas?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example when an electron absorbs energy?

Question 29 29. Which of the following best describes an inertial frame of reference?

Question 30 30. Which scientist is credited with discovering the charge of an electron?

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