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Quick Quiz

On your answer sheet, write in the correct letter for each question.

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2 To break down the compound silver oxide


into its elements you would need to:
A filter it.
B heat it strongly.
C dissolve it in water.
D precipitate the elements out.

1 An atom is:
A the smallest particle that can exist.
B a group of particles that are all the same.
C the smallest particle of a compound that
exists under normal conditions.
D the smallest particle of an element that
exists under normal conditions.
2 The number of types of atom chemically
combined in a compound is:
A only one.
B one or two.
C two or more.
D three or more.
3 How many different elements are there in the
compound with the formula NH3?
A four
B three
C two
D one
4 Which of the following particle diagrams
shows molecules of a compound?
A

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1 Which of these things does not show that a
chemical reaction has occurred?
A The mixture gets hotter on its own.
B The substance changes from a liquid to a
solid.
C The mixture changes colour.
D Bubbles of gas form in the mixture.

3 Which of these changes is a precipitation


reaction?
A water turning into steam
B copper oxide breaking down into copper
and oxygen
C a solid forming when two solutions are
mixed
D a gas being given off when a solid is added
to a solution
4 What is the missing product in this reaction:
sodium
copper
+
carbonate sulphate

__________
sodium
+
__________
sulphate

A copper sulphate
B copper oxide
C sodium carbonate
D copper carbonate

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1 A mixture is:
A just one substance, like pure salt.
B two or more things mixed together, like
nuts and raisins.
C two or more different things chemically
joined together, like flour and sugar in a
baked cake.
D a lot of the same thing put together.
2 Which of these is a mixture?
A oxygen
B air
C sugar
D common salt
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Quick Quiz (continued)

3 Pure water is:


A water which is clean enough to drink.
B water which runs off the hills.
C rain.
D water with nothing else in it.
4 Which of the following shows the particles in
a mixture of elements?
A
B

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1 What happens at the boiling point of a
substance?
A a liquid changes into a gas
B a solid changes into a liquid
C a liquid changes into a solid
D a gas changes into a liquid

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2 The melting point of a pure substance is:


A higher than the boiling point.
B the same as the boiling point.
C lower than the freezing point.
D the same as the freezing point.

Melting point

Boiling point

A stays the same

changes

B changes

stays the same

C changes

changes

D stays the same

stays the same

Time

Time

Time

Time

Time

Time

Time

Temperature
Temperature

Time

Time

Time

Time

Time

Temperature
Temperature

3 Malleable materials:
A can be hammered into different shapes.
B melt at high temperatures.
C are good conductors of electricity.
D are easily polished.

Temperature
Temperature

4 These graphs show what happens to the


temperature when four different substances
are heated. Which graph shows a pure
substance?
A
B

Temperature
Temperature

2 Gold has many properties that make it useful


in jewellery making.
Which of the following is not a property of
pure gold?
A unreactive
B yellow in colour
C hard and brittle
D shiny when polished

3 If you add impurities to a substance, what


happens to the melting and boiling points?

Temperature
Temperature

1 Which of the following best describes an


alloy?
A a very pure metal
B a mixture of compounds
C a metal with one or more other elements
mixed in
D a compound of a metal with a non-metal

Temperature
Temperature

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Temperature
Temperature

4 If 24 carat gold is pure gold, which of the


following is 75% gold?
A 9 carat
B 12 carat
C 15 carat
D 18 carat

Temperature
Temperature

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Time

Time

Time

Time

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