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Physical Science Terms & Properties Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If a farmer works the soil too much in preparation for planting it can increase the risk of soil erosion. Which of the following terms is used to describe the preparation of a farmer's field for growing crops?

Question 2 2. Ocean water is a good example of a mixture because _____

Question 3 3. The ability of iron to react to oxygen is an example of _____

Question 4 4. If you cut a magnet into pieces:

Question 5 5. Rocks are often classified by how they are formed. What are the three types of rocks found on Earth?

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Question 6 6. Similar poles _____ and opposite poles _____.

Question 7 7. An atom:

Question 8 8. Which of the following is FALSE about minerals?

Question 9 9. What is the appropriate and complete definition of water?

Question 10 10. Which type of water erosion results in small, short-lived and well-defined streams?

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Question 11 11. A photon:

Question 12 12. In Greek, Kinemat- means

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an example of a compound?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT considered one of Earth's materials?

Question 15 15. All magnets are:

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Question 16 16. Atoms can act like tiny magnets because:

Question 17 17. Which type of water erosion occurs fairly evenly over an area and might not be noticed until much of the topsoil has been washed away?

Question 18 18. An excited atom is:

Question 19 19. What aspect of kinematics would you need to use time to determine?

Question 20 20. Which of the following areas would be most prone to wind erosion?

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Question 21 21. The amount of energy necessary to pull an electron away from an atom is known as:

Question 22 22. Pure substances are further divided into elements and compounds. Which one best describes the rust found on a vehicle over time?

Question 23 23. The term kinematics refers to

Question 24 24. Kinematics can answer all of the following questions EXCEPT

Question 25 25. _____ properties of matter can be determined without changing composition, while _____ properties of matter must change the composition of matter.

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Question 26 26. The lowest possible electron energy level is the:

Question 27 27. In Latin, the suffix -ics means

Question 28 28. Objects that don't naturally act like magnets can be attracted to a permanent magnet because:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a TRUE statement concerning the process of soil erosion?

Question 30 30. One of Earth's materials, _____, is a mixture of decomposed organic matter and two other types of Earth's materials, _____.

Physical Science Terms & Properties Chapter Exam Instructions

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