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Specific Properties of the Liquid State (College)

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Specific Properties of the Liquid State

Which of the following represent characteristic properties of a liquid?
  1. Definite shape and definite volume
  2. Definite shape and indefinite volume
  3. Indefinite shape and volume
  4. Indefinite shape and definite volume
How many grams of water are present in 3 cubic centimeters of water, assuming that the density of water is approximately 1 g/mL?
  1. 30 g
  2. 300 g
  3. 3 g
  4. 0.003 g
Which of the following statements correctly describes the molecular motion of liquid particles?
  1. They tend to vibrate in fixed positions.
  2. They tend to move in a random, straight-line motion.
  3. They tend to flow past each other at a rate that depends on viscosity.
  4. Both b and c are correct.
Which of the following statements correctly describes the reason why bromine is a liquid at STP, while chlorine is a gas at STP?
  1. Chlorine gas consists of weak London Dispersion forces, while bromine gas consists of dipole-dipole forces
  2. Bromine gas has stronger London Dispersion forces, leading to a lower boiling point
  3. Bromine gas has stronger London Dispersion forces, leading to a higher boiling point
  4. Chlorine gas is more polarizable than bromine gas is
Which of the following is the SI unit for surface tension?
  1. N/m
  2. erg/[math]cm^2[/math]
  3. dyn/cm
  4. J/[math]m^2[/math]
Which of the following substances in liquid form would most likely have the greatest amount of surface tension?
  1. Methane
  2. Bromine
  3. Hydrogen Fluoride
  4. Nitrogen
Which of the following correctly defines the viscosity of a substance?
  1. Its resistance to an increase in its surface area
  2. Its resistance to flow
  3. A measure of its intermolecular forces, using physical properties, boiling point
  4. Its tendency to flow
Which of the following terms correctly compares the viscosity of oil to that of water?
  1. The viscosity of oil is less than that of water
  2. The viscosity of oil is equivalent to that of water
  3. The viscosity of oil is greater than that of water
The two properties of a liquid that can affect its viscosity are                                                                                          and the                                   .
State and briefly describe the two forces responsible for capillary action.

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