What is Suspension in Science? - Definition, Types & Examples


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Which of the following classifies a suspension solution?

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1. How would you classify an emulsion?

2. Which of the following is a characteristic of suspended solutions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The term suspension has many different meanings in many different contexts. But in chemistry, suspension specifically refers to a type of mixture. This assessment will test you on some key points related to the different types of suspension mixtures. Some things you'll be tested on include classifications and characteristics of suspension solutions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These are some topics you will be quizzed on:

  • The classification of an emulsion
  • Features of homogeneous mixtures
  • Identifying types of solutions from examples

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure you can accurately recall the main information from the attached lesson on the types of suspension solutions in chemistry
  • Defining key concepts - test your ability to define some key terms from the lesson, such as homogeneous mixture and emulsion
  • Knowledge application - use the information you've gained from the lesson to identify some examples and characteristics of suspension solutions

Additional Learning

For even more information on this topic, review the attached lesson called What is Suspension in Science? - Definition, Types & Examples. Some topics covered by this lesson are:

  • The definition of suspension in science
  • Emulsions
  • Examples of suspensions