Chemistry section 1 and 2 quiz


the study of the composition, structure, and properties of matter, the process that matter undergoes, and the energy changes that accompany these processes

organic chemistry

the study of all chemicals containing carbon compounds

inorganic chemistry

the study of non-organic substances, many of which have organic fragments bonded to metals

physical chemistry

the study of the properties and changes of matter and their relation to energy

analytical chemistry

the identification of the components and composition of materials


the study of substances and process occurring in living things

theoretical chemistry

the use of mathematics and computers to understand the principles behind observed chemical behavior and to design and predict the properties of new compounds


any substance that has a definite composition


the amount of three dimensional space an object occupies


the amount of matter in an object


Anything that has mass and takes up space


the smallest unit of an element that maintains the properties of that element


A pure substance that cannot be broken down into other substances by chemical or physical means


a substance that can be broken down into simple substances

pure substance

has a fixed composition


cannot see different parts


can see different parts


can be used to separate larger solid particles in a mixture of solid and liquid substances


takes advantage of the physical property of affinity of individual substances to different lab tools or paper or liquid solvent


process where a mixture is heated and substances are separated based on boiling points

physical property

A characteristic of a pure substance that can be observed without changing it into another substance

intensive property

a physical property that remains the same no matter how much of a substance is present

extensive property

a physical property that depends on the amount of matter present

mechanical energy

comes from position or motion (pressure)

radiant energy

comes from electromagnetic waves such as visible light and microwaves

nuclear energy

comes from within atoms

electrical energy

comes from flowing electric current