Mixture in Chemistry: Definition & Examples


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A ______ mixture is often referred to as a solution.

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

2. 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?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Don't mix up the answers on this multiple-choice quiz about chemistry mixtures! To pass, you'll need to answer questions about types of mixtures, as well as the characteristics and classification of mixtures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these study tools, you can check what you know about the following:

  • What type of mixture is called a solution
  • What results from combining 2+ pure substances
  • The type of mixture that settled mud in water represents
  • Whether all mixtures are liquids
  • The classification of heterogeneous mixtures

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast different types of mixtures
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on mixtures in chemistry
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding examples of mixtures and correctly interpret what type each is

Additional Learning

Keep exploring the properties of mixtures via the accompanying lesson called Mixture in Chemistry: Definition & Examples. You'll learn about the following topics:

  • The definition of a mixture
  • Features of different types of mixtures
  • Examples of each mixture type