PhysSci4: Mixtures and solutions Reading Questions
  • 1. A mixture is a combination of two or more
A) gases
B) rocks
C) liquids
D) substances
  • 2. Rocks put into a container full of sand would create a
A) force
B) solution
C) mixture
D) organism
  • 3. Mixtures can easily be -
A) separated
B) melted
C) transferred
D) destroyed
  • 4. Which of the following tools could be used to separate iron filings from a pile of sand?
A) balance scale
B) ruler
C) magnet
D) graduated cylinder
  • 5. A solution is a type of -
A) liquid
B) force
C) mixture
D) organism
  • 6. When one substance is dissolved in another substance, the result is known as a -
A) problem
B) liquid
C) force
D) solution
  • 7. When salt dissolves in water, the particles are spread out so evenly they seem to be-
A) invisible
B) alive
C) solid
D) energized
  • 8. Air is a solution of many different -
A) forces
B) organisms
C) liquids
D) gases
  • 9. What does the word "mixture" mean in paragraph 1?
A) cannot be seen
B) to form a solution
C) a type of mixture in which one substance has dissolved in another substance
D) a combination of two or more substances that do not join together to form a new substance
  • 10. What does the word "solution" mean in paragraph 3?
A) to form a solution
B) a type of mixture in which one substance has dissolved in another substance
C) a combination of two or more substances that do not join together to form a new substance
D) cannot be seen
  • 11. What does the word "dissolve" mean in paragraph 3?
A) to form a solution
B) a combination of two or more substances that do not join together to form a new substance
C) cannot be seen
D) a type of mixture in which one substance has dissolved in another substance
  • 12. What does the word "invisible" mean in paragraph 3?
A) a type of mixture in which one substance has dissolved in another substance
B) cannot be seen
C) a combination of two or more substances that do not join together to form a new substance
D) to form a solution
  • 13. "Solubility" is -
A) a type of mixture in which one substance has dissolved in another substance
B) the ability of a substance to dissolve in a liquid
C) a combination of two or more substances that do not join together to form a new substance
D) to form a solution
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