CBASE Science: Basics of Physical Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Consider a ball at the end of a string. If the ball is swinging back and forth, at what point in the swing would the ball have the most potential energy?

Question 2 2. Consider a bullet shot from a gun. The acceleration of the bullet is _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a physical change?

Question 4 4. What is the most common state of matter in the universe?

Question 5 5. An element is defined by the number of:

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Question 6 6.

The second law of thermodynamics states that:

I. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed

II. All free energy cannot be converted into usable energy

III. The entropy of a system increases over time

Question 7 7. The phase change when a solid goes directly to a gas is called:

Question 8 8. Consider a satellite orbiting the earth at 17,500 MPH. What would happen to a rock released from the satellite?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is NOT true about molecules?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an example of a compound?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a true statement about a cation?

Question 12 12. CaF2 is a(n)

Question 13 13. Pure substances are further divided into elements and compounds. Which one best describes the rust found on a vehicle over time?

Question 14 14. Which state of matter generally has the highest density?

Question 15 15. Why don't we notice the ground moving backwards when we walk forward?

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Question 16 16. Particles that are found in the atomic nucleus are:

Question 17 17. According to Newton's first law of motion, what would happen to a car traveling at a constant velocity of 55 MPH to the west in the absence of an unbalanced force?

Question 18 18. How is the metallic bond different from ionic and covalent bonds?

Question 19 19. Different types of energy can be categorized as either kinetic or potential.

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements are true regarding electronegativity ?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an element?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a molecule?

Question 23 23. The ease with which the sea of electrons in a metal can move toward a positive cathode describes which property of all metals?

Question 24 24. Which of the following concepts best describes a chlorophyll molecule absorbing light and changing it into chemical energy?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a definition of a nonpolar covalent bond?

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Question 26 26. When energy is unavailable to be used it is called _____.

Question 27 27. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Question 28 28. Consider a fish swimming forward in the ocean. Which of the following describes the basic action/reaction forces between the fish and the water?

Question 29 29. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the poorest conductor of electricity?

CBASE Science: Basics of Physical Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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