The Kinetic Molecular Theory: Properties of Solids and Liquids


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In the broadest sense, what was the Kinetic Molecular Theory designed to explain?

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1. Substances in which phase of matter have the most space between particles?

2. What is a dipole-dipole force?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the quiz, questions will ask you to identify the various characteristics and purposes of KMT. For instance, some questions will ask you to identify characteristics of a given state of matter. Other questions will give you a term and then you will have to identify the correct definition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following terms:

  • KMT
  • Liquids
  • Dipole-dipole forces
  • Solids

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of KMT
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding properties of solids and liquids and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as solids and kinetic molecular theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding phase changes

Additional Learning

You should make sure to also read the related lesson, The Kinetic Molecular Theory: Properties of Solids and Liquids. The lesson also assesses these topics:

  • Knowing what amorphous solids are
  • Explaining types of intermolecular forces
  • Describing phases changes