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 Teacher Key = with=20 Answers Ques Answer Level Skill Subskill Item = # 1 D Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.1 Matter and Atoms =  D101995 2 C Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.1 Matter and Atoms =  D101998 3 A Hard PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.1 Matter and Atoms =  D102000 4 C Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.6 Particle Motion =  U56028 5 B Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.7 Calculate Density =  U55983 6 D Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.7 Calculate Density =  U55986 7 B Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.9 Periodic Table of = Elements=20  D103044 8 D Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.9 Periodic Table of = Elements=20  D103045 9 C Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.1 Matter and Atoms =  D103601 10 A Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.1 Matter and Atoms =  D102945 11 D Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.6 Particle Motion =  U56031 12 C Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.6 Particle Motion =  U55988 13 C Moderate PS 2: Properties of Matter = SPI 0807.9.6 Particle Motion =  D56484

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<= B>8th=20 Grade TCAP Blitz March 26-March 30 Week 4

Question 1 of 13

Particles with no = charge in the=20 nucleus of an atom are called ___________.              A. protons    B. electrons    C. ions    D. neutrons

Question 2 of 13

The atomic number = identifies the=20 chemical element on the ________.              A. Atomic = Table    B. Periodic Elemental = Table of=20 Atoms    C. Periodic Table of = Elements    D. Table of Elemental = Weights

Question 3 of 13 Use the Periodic Table of Elements to answer the following=20 question.

The element Iron, = also known as=20 Fe, has an atomic number of              A. 26    B. 30    C. 37    D. 55

Question 4 of 13

Which situation will result in a decrease in the motion of the=20 molecules?

A.

ice changing into a gas

B.

ice changing into liquid water =

C.

water vapor changing into liquid water =

D.

liquid water changing into water vapor =

Question 5 of 13

Which of the following is a unit of mass?

A.

liter

B.

kilogram

C.

angstrom

D.

cubic meter

Question 6 of 13

Which of the following units is used to represent the volume of = a=20 solid?

A.

kg

B.

m2

C.

km

D.

cm3

Question 7 of 13

Using the element = sulfur (atomic=20 number =3D 16 and atomic mass =3D 32), what is the number of = protons present=20 in each atom of sulfur?              A. 8 protons    B. 16 protons    C. 24 protons    D. 32 protons

Question 8 of 13

____________ carry a = neutral=20 charge and are found in the nucleus.              A. Neurons    B. Electrons    C. Protons    D. Neutrons

Question 9 of 13

Which of the = following is NOT a=20 sub-particle of an atom?              A. neutron    B. electron    C. ion    D. proton

Question 10 of 13

When sodium, which = is a highly=20 reactive metal, is combined through an ionic bond to chlorine, a = corrosive=20 gas, then an inert solid called ____________ is = produced.              A. salt    B. sugar    C. bleach    D. baking = soda

Question 11 of 13

What is the relationship between molecules of water vapor and = molecules=20 of ice?

A.

The type of molecules in water vapor and ice are different.=20

B.

The distance between molecules in water vapor and ice is the = same.=20

C.

The size of the water vapor molecules can be increased to = produce ice.=20

D.

The speed of the water vapor molecules can be decreased to = produce ice.=20

Question 12 of 13

Which statement correctly describes what happens to molecules = of water=20 when they change from liquid water into water vapor? =

A.

The number of molecules increases. =

B.

The number of molecules decreases. =

C.

The distance between molecules increases.=20

D.

The distance between molecules decreases.=20

Question 13 of 13

On paper, explain how firefighters use the two variables = of=20 temperature and oxygen concentration to extinguish fires.

Why = would a=20 pile of wood chips burn faster than a log with the same amount of = mass?=20              A. The wood chips have = less=20 weight.    B. Less oxygen would be = available=20 because a wood chip has less surface area than a log.    C. The greater the = surface area the=20 faster the reaction occurs.    D. Temperature would be = greater in=20 the wood chips.