What is a Substance? - Definition, Types & Examples Video


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What is impure matter made up of two or more types of atoms or elements?

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1. What is a pure substance in its simplest form that cannot be broken down any further by chemical or physical means?

2. What do we call a pure substance made up of two or more different elements held together by chemical bonds and functioning as a unit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Everything around us is matter. Matter can be divided into two categories, one of which is called a substance. Quiz questions will test your understanding on different types of matter and specific types of substances.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Compounds
  • Types of matter
  • Pure substances

Skills Practiced

By using these assessment tools, you will have the chance to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the worksheet about matter
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you are able to accurately define terminology related to substances
  • Information recall - access knowledge about the different types of substances to answer quiz questions

Additional Learning

Review the lesson What is a Substance? - Definition, Types & Examples to learn more about the following:

  • How to use a flow chart to explain the different matter classifications and their subcategories
  • Specific types of different substances
  • The make up of matter