Chemical, Physical, and Nuclear Changes Quiz

Learn About the Ways Matter Changes Forms

This quiz tests whether you can identify chemical, physical, and nuclear changes.
This quiz tests whether you can identify chemical, physical, and nuclear changes. Hill Street Studios/Harmik Nazarian / Getty Images

1. Changing the size, shape, appearance, or volume of a substance without changing its composition is a:

2. Dissolving salt in water is an example of which type of change?

3. When a nuclear change takes place, which is true:

4. Mixing baking soda and vinegar forms bubbles. This is an example of a:

5. Burning a candle is an example of a:

6. Which state of matter undergoes the same amount of expansion for a given increase in temperature?

7. Melting an ice cube is an example of a:

8. The formation of water from oxygen and hydrogen is an example of a:

9. The emission of an alpha particle during the decay of Uranium 238 is an example of a:

10. Beta emission during the decay of carbon 14 is an example of:

Chemical, Physical, and Nuclear Changes Quiz

You got: % Correct. Confused About Changes

I got Confused About Changes. Chemical, Physical, and Nuclear Changes Quiz
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Nice work! However, you had a bit of trouble with chemical, physical, and nuclear changes, so you might wish to brush up on what they are and how to tell them apart from each other. For a fun hands-on chemical change demonstration, try the color change chemical volcano project.

Are you ready to try another quiz? See how much you know about the chemistry of how stuff works.

Chemical, Physical, and Nuclear Changes Quiz

You got: % Correct. Confident Identifying Changes in Matter

I got Confident Identifying Changes in Matter. Chemical, Physical, and Nuclear Changes Quiz
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Great job! You know a lot about chemical, physical, and nuclear changes. If you're still uncertain about the types of changes, you can review examples. You can also explore the characteristics of changes with these color change chemistry experiments.

You did so well on this quiz, let's see if you can ace a slightly more difficult one. How much do you know about rock and mineral chemistry?