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Among the following ______ is not a mixture. - Science

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Among the following ______ is not a mixture.


  • coffee with milk

  • lemon juice

  • water

  • ice cream embedded with nuts



Among the following water is not a mixture.

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Chapter 3: Matter around Us - Evaluation [Page 50]


Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 6th Science Term 1 Answers Guide
Chapter 3 Matter around Us
Evaluation | Q I. 7. | Page 50


What are the characteristics of particles of matter?

When sodium chloride is added to a definite volume of water and stirred well, a solution is formed, but there is no increase in the level of water. Why?

What is volume ?

Define interconversion of states of matter.

Write true or false for statement. Rewrite the false statement correctly.

Solids can be compressed easily.

For the following statement, say whether it describes a solid, a liquid or a gas.
 Particles move about very quickly.

For the following statement, say whether it describe a solid, a liquid or a gas.
 Particles are quite close together.

 There are large intermolecular gaps in

  1. water
  2. iron ball
  3. common salt
  4. air

A kind of matter which can sublinje is

  1. water
  2. plastic
  3. milk
  4. iodine

Fill in the blank:

The quantity of matter in an object is called its _____

Give reason of The odour of scent spreads in a room.

Give reason  of When a teaspoon of sugar is added to half a glass of water and stirred, the water level in the glass does not rise.

Fill in the blank 

Matter is anything that has ______ and occupies ______

The state of matter which has no definite shape or volume is called

There are large intermolecular gaps in

When sugar is dissolved in water, there is no increase in the volume. Which characteristic of matter is illustrated by this observation?

Which single term is used to describe the mixing of copper sulphate and water kept in a beaker, on its own?

Fill in the following blank with suitable words :

The smell of perfume gradually spreads across a room due to .....................

Explain why, we can easily move our hand in air but to do the same through a plank of wood, we need a karate expert.

Explain the following :

When an incense stick is lighted in the corner of a room, its fragrance spreads quickly in the entire room.

Which one of the following statement is correct in respect of fluids?

Which of the following statement is incorrect?

Which one of the following statements is not true?

  1. the molecules in a solid vibrate about a fixed position
  2. the molecules in a liquid are arranged in a regular pattern
  3. the molecules in a gas exert negligibly small forces on each other, except during collisions
  4. the molecules of a gas occupy all the space available

Define: diffusion

 Define: interconversion of states of matter.

What are the two conditions for the interconversion of states of matter?

Give reasons for the following:

Solids have a definite shape and are highly rigid while gases have to definite shape and are least rigid.

Give reasons for the following:

Sugar can be distinguished from talcum powder using water.

Give reasons for the following:

Water on freezing turns into ice.

Give reasons for the following:

A bottle of perfume on opening evolves an odour which can be sensed over a long distance.

Complete the statement given below by selecting the correct word.

The space between atoms in gases is maximum while in ____ is minimum,

Fill in the blank with the correct word Given below.

The space between atoms’ [molecules] of solids is ____

Define the Gas and give two examples.

A measuring cylinder is filled with water to a particular mark. A piece of solid is immersed inside the measuring cylinder. State why the level of water in the measuring cylinder will rise up. If the solid is removed, what will be the new level of the water in the measuring cylinder? Give a reason for your answer.

Explain the term ‘interconversion of matter’ with ice as a starting material.

Fill in the blanks:

Matter is defined as anything that occupies _______ and has _______

With reference to the liquid state of matter – answer the following

How does the stored energy, have an effect on inter-particles space.

Complete the blank with reference to interconversion of matter on the basis of kinetic theory-with the word ‘increase’, ‘decreases’, ‘gain’, ‘lose’, or ‘overcome’ in the following case.

During soldification, the inter-particle space __________ gently.

200 ml of water is poured into a bowl of 400 ml capacity. The volume of water will be ______.

Water obtained from tube wells is usually ______ water.

Air is not compressible.

Match the following.

Property Example
Breaks easily (Brittle) Metal pan
Bends readily Rubber band
Can be stretched easily Cotton wool
Gets compressed easily Mud pot
Gets heated readily Plastic wire

Mr. Raghu returns home on a hot summer day and wants to have buttermilk. Mrs. Raghu has the only curd. What can she do to get buttermilk? Explain

In a glass containing some water, tamarind juice and sugar are added and stirred well. Is this a mixture? Can you tell why? Will this solution be sweet or sour or both sweet and sour?

Which one of the following element name is not derived from planet?

The Cow and Birds are nonliving things.

Mention any two characteristics of the particles of matter.

The property to flow is unique to fluids. Which one of the following statements is correct?


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