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Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass is called                .
  1. matter
  2. solid
  3. color
  4. atoms
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Any object or anything that takes up space and has mass is called                .
  1. stuff
  2. gas
  3. matter
  4. atoms
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Burning a match is an example of a
  1. chemical change.
  2. physical change.
  3. chemical property.
  4. physical property.
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Which of the following is a characteristic of liquids?
  1. molecules are tightly packed
  2. takes the shape of its container
  3. constantly keeps its shape
  4. molecules are spread far apart
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
The amount of matter in an object is its                .
  1. weight
  2. density
  3. volume
  4. mass
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Select whether the example is a chemical change or a physical change.

glass breaking
  1. chemical change
  2. physical change
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
What is a solid?
  1. a substance that does not have a definite shape or volume
  2. a substance with a definite volume, but no definite shape
  3. a substance with a definite shape and volume
  4. a substance whose particles glide past one another
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Volume is the measure of how much space an object takes up.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Mass, volume, and density are physical properties of                .
  1. motion
  2. temperature
  3. matter
  4. energy
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
At 100 degrees Celsius, what happens to water?
  1. It melts.
  2. It freezes.
  3. It boils.
  4. It condenses.
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Which of the following describes matter?
  1. made of small particles that can easily be seen
  2. made of small particles that can be seen with a magnifying glass
  3. made of small particles too small to be seen
  4. made of small particles that can only be seen in solids
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
What can you do to cake batter to cause a chemical change?
  1. Mix it.
  2. Cool it.
  3. Heat it.
  4. Freeze it.
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
1 L of water is heavier than 1 L of oil because water is                   than oil.
  1. less dense
  2. more dense
  3. equally dense
  4. more saturated
  5. less concentrated
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Which of the following is NOT a state of matter?
  1. solid
  2. liquid
  3. gas
  4. mass
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Following any kind of physical or chemical change, the amount of matter that you started with
  1. decreases.
  2. increases.
  3. stays the same.
  4. is partially lost.
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Rusting is a                 change.
  1. physical
  2. static
  3. chemical
  4. thermal
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Which sentence correctly compares chemical and physical changes?
  1. Only a physical change can be reversed.
  2. Only a physical change causes new materials to form.
  3. Only a chemical change can be reversed.
  4. Both chemical and physical changes form new materials.
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Which of the following is a chemical change?
  1. frying eggs
  2. melting ice cream
  3. making a paper airplane
  4. wetting a towel
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
Ice cream melting is a chemical change.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Properties of Matter
An example of a chemical change is
  1. an old car rusting.
  2. throwing a rock.
  3. cutting a piece of paper.
  4. crushing a can.
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