PLACE Elementary Education: Physical Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a compound?

Question 2 2.

Which of the following situations represents thermal energy being converted into another type of energy:

I. Boiling a pot of water

II. Starting an automobile engine

III. A windmill

Question 3 3. If only one type of atom makes up a substance, what can you call this substance?

Question 4 4. Which of these is NOT an example of a molecule?

Question 5 5. Molecules are considered 'organic' only if they contain

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Question 6 6. The ability of iron to react to oxygen is an example of _____

Question 7 7. What does the atomic number represent?

Question 8 8. The sun is ______.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a physical change?

Question 10 10. Which of these is true?

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Question 11 11.

What types of energy can mechanical energy be transformed into?

I. Electrical Energy

II. Thermal Energy

III. Nuclear Energy

Question 12 12. What kind of energy is released by splitting large atoms into smaller ones?

Question 13 13. _____ properties of matter can be determined without changing composition, while _____ properties of matter must change the composition of matter.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of a chemical change?

Question 15 15. Energy passing from one place to another is called ______.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following situations is an example of a direct nuclear energy transformation to another type of energy?

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. What is happening when you stand to the side of a campfire and get warmer in terms of energy?

Question 19 19.

Which of the following are physical changes?

1. melting ice

2. boiling water

3. magnetizing a pin

4. cooking an egg

Question 20 20. In a line-angle drawing, what features are not usually drawn, but understood to be there anyway?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following has a positive charge and a mass of one amu?

Question 22 22. What type of energy transformation best describes the following situation: you jump off a diving board into a swimming pool?

Question 23 23. All of the following are ways energy is transferred EXCEPT ______.

Question 24 24. DNA and proteins are examples of

Question 25 25.

Which of the following can be converted into thermal energy:

I Nuclear Energy

II Electrical Energy

III Mechanical Energy

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Question 26 26. Which of the following changes to sugar is an example of a physical change?

Question 27 27. Particles that are found in the atomic nucleus are:

Question 28 28. Energy is ______.

Question 29 29. Ocean water is a good example of a mixture because _____

Question 30 30. Both gases and liquids:

PLACE Elementary Education: Physical Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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