Physical Properties of Organic Compounds


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Which of the following is a type of physical property?

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1. A scientist notices that the density of an unknown sample is .659 g/ml. This information helps the scientist identify the sample as a hexane solution. What type of property can density be classified as?

2. Boiling point is a type of physical property. Which of the following describes the boiling point of a compound?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When it comes to organic compounds, there are several factors that can identify physical properties. These include whether or not there is a distinctive smell to it, the temperature at which it boils or melts, and more. This quiz/worksheet combo will reinforce your knowledge of this subject and test you on the concepts involved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on the quiz are related to the following:

  • How to identify and define a physical property
  • Definition of boiling point
  • Explanation of the solubility rule
  • Examples of physical properties

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of chemistry to explain what happens when a compound boils or melts
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to describe a physical vs. a chemical property
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about density and solubility

Additional Learning

Learn more by studying the lesson titled Physical Properties Of Organic Compounds. Upon completion, you should have achieved the following objectives:

  • Understand what is meant by the phrase 'physical property'
  • Explain how a physical property differs from a chemical property
  • Identify types of physical properties
  • Discuss the states of matter and how matter can change state