Complete the Statement Given Below by Selecting the Correct Word. the Space Between Atoms in is Maximum While in ____ is Minimum, - Chemistry


Complete the statement given below by selecting the correct word.

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


  • solids

  • liquids

  • gases



The space between atoms in gases is maximum while in solids is minimum.

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Chapter 3: Matter - Exercise


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Chapter 3 Matter
Additional Questions for Practice | Q 12.2


Which of the following are matter?

Chair, air, love, smell, hate, almonds, thought, cold, cold drink, smell of perfume.

Give reasons for the following observation:

The smell of hot sizzling food reaches you several metres away, but to get the smell from cold food you have to go close.

A diver is able to cut through water in a swimming pool. Which property of matter does this observation show?

Fill in the blank:

The change of water vapour into water is called ......................

How a liquid changes into its gaseous state ? Explain ?

Water cycle is an example of inter conversion of states of water. Explain.

 Name the three states of matter and define them.

Fill in the blank:

Liquids have a definite ............

Fill in the blank:

The temperature at which a liquid boils is called the................. point of that liquid.

Write whether the following statement is true or false.
All solids, on heating, first change to the liquid and then to the gaseous state always.

Give two examples of the following:

Substances which do not change their states.

Which of the following is a property of the liquids ?

  1. they can flow
  2. they are malleable
  3. they have a definite shape
  4. they are rigid

Fill in the blank :

Air is a matter because it has ________ and _______ and it can be _________

Name the three states of matter and define them.

Give reason of Why do liquids and gases flow but solids do not ?

Give reason of A gas fills up the space available to it.

Give reason

When an empty gas jar is inverted over a gas jar containing a coloured gas, the gas also spreads into the empty jar.

Fill in the blank

The physical state of a substance, which has a fixed volume but no fixed shape is _______

Write whether the following statement are true or false.

The intermolecular force of attraction is the weakest in gases.

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

Even two or three crystals of potassium permanganate can impart colour to a very large volume of water. Which characteristic of particles of matter is illustrated by this observation?

When an incense stick (agarbatti) is lighted in one corner of a room, its fragrance spreads in the whole room quickly. Which characteristic of the particles of matter is illustrated by this observation?

State two characteristics of matter demonstrated by diffusion.

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 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.

Fill in the blank with the correct word Given below.

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

Differentiate the general properties of solids, liquids and gases in the form of a table — with reference to shape.

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

State the term which refers to the conversion of a substance on heating from.

  1. solid-state to liquid state
  2. liquid state to vapour state
  3. vapour state to liquid state
  4. liquid state to solid-state.

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

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

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

Among the following ______ is not a mixture.

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.


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