Physical & Chemical Properties of Matter Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference between carbon-13 and carbon-14?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about radioactive materials?

Question 3 3. What charge does a particle from a beta minus decay have?

Question 4 4. How many protons and neutrons does an alpha particle have?

Question 5 5. Two or more of these different substances are chemically combined to form compounds.

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Question 6 6. This is the term used to describe a characteristic that can be observed or measured.

Question 7 7. It is harder to break apart a nucleus with _____ energy than a nucleus with _____ energy.

Question 8 8. Nuclear fission is the process in which _____ with the release of energy.

Question 9 9. Particles that are found in the atomic nucleus are:

Question 10 10. Which of the following has a positive charge and a mass of one amu?

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Question 11 11. A ______ is a combination of two or more pure substances.

Question 12 12. Mixtures can be in what form?

Question 13 13. The type of fusion occurring in stars is dependent on two variables. The first is mass, since that determines the magnitude of the temperature and pressure at the star's interior. What is the second?

Question 14 14. For nuclear fusion to occur, very high temperatures and pressures are needed. The high pressure gets the atomic nuclei close enough to one another to fuse. What does high temperature do to allow the fusion process?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a physical change?

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Question 16 16. What does it mean that matter is conserved in physical and chemical changes?

Question 17 17. Pure substances are further divided into elements and compounds. Which one best describes the rust found on a vehicle over time?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of a compound?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is made up of one or more elements?

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Question 21 21. What is the main principle behind the Law of Conservation of Mass?

Question 22 22. If you combine 5 grams of hydrochloric acid (HCl) with 10 grams of calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2), what will be the total mass of the products of this reaction?

Question 23 23. You performed paper chromatography on some marker ink and found that one of the pigments had a retention factor of 0.25. The total distance the solvent traveled was 8.0 cm. How far did the pigment travel?

Question 24 24. Homogeneous mixtures are also called

Question 25 25. What are the three types of radiation?

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Question 26 26. The half life of a radioactive substance, I-123, is 13 hours. How much of a 64 mg sample of I-123 is left after 26 hours?

Question 27 27. This term is used to describe a characteristic of a substance that can only be observed during some type of chemical reaction.

Question 28 28. Fission of uranium-235 nuclei can produce _____ and other product isotopes.

Question 29 29. What does the atomic number represent?

Question 30 30. You mix mud and water in a jar. After a few days, the mud has settled to the bottom, and the water is at the top. What type of mixture is this?

Physical & Chemical Properties of Matter Chapter Exam Instructions

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