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Chemistry end of term exams for year 7 cambridge IGCSE

  1. Define
  2. Matter                                                                                                                    1mark
  • What are the 3 states of matter?                                                                      3marks
  • List 3 properties of solids.                                                                                   3marks
  • Name a property of gases that they don’t share with solids or liquids.                   1 mark
  • Explain 2 properties of liquids.                                                                                        4marks
  • Lists 3 states of matter of water.                                                                                     3marks
  • What happens to the particles in a solid when they are heated.?                             4marks
  • How do the particles of a liquid behave when are heated?                                        2marks
  • Copy and complete the following sentences
  • A solid has a………………………. shape. A solid cannot be ……………………………. A liquid has a fixed …………………………….and cannot be ……………………………….                    4marks.
  • Which properties of a solid are shared with a liquid but not with a gas.      2marks.
  • Which property is shared by a gas and a liquid?                                               1 mark.
  • Which property of a gas means it can be used in a car tire.                            1mark
  • For each of the following terms state which states of matter are involved. For examples: freezing-a liquid changing to a solid.                                                                                  3marks.
  • Evaporation
  • Melting
  • Condensation.
  • List 10 metals.                                                                                                                      10marks
  1. Why are Gold and platinum used for Jewellery.                                                                   1 mark
  1. Why is copper so useful.                                                                                                  1 mark
  1. State 5 properties of metals.                                                                                                         5marks.
  1. Name 5 non -metals, other than Sulphur and Helium.                                                        5marks.
  1. State 3 properties shared by many non-metals.                                                                    3marks.
  1. State 5 differences between metals and non-metals.                                                        5marks.
  1. Give 2 properties that glass and plastic always share.                                                      2marks.
  1. State advantages of plastic bottles.                                                                                             4marks. 
  1. Copy the paragraph and choose words from the list to complete it. Each word may be used once, more than once or not at all. (brittle,conduct,cut,ductile,electricity,malleable,metal,ring)

Metals are shiny when freshly ………………………. or polished. They are strong and if you tap them, they …………………………………like a bell. Metals heat energy and ……………………………Metals are ……………………………………, which means they can be beaten into a shape. They are ………………………………., which means they can be drawn out into wires.                          6marks.

  1. Name the food that contain an acid.                                                                                      1 mark.
  • What color does litmus change to in an acid?                                                                            1 mark
  • Define:                                                                                                                                          4 marks.
  • The p H scale.
  • Indicator
  • Universal indicator.
  • Geologist.
  • Name 3 different minerals.                                                                                                           3 marks.
  • State 3 types of soils.                                                                                                                       3 marks
  • Explain drainage in sand and clay soils.                                                                              3marks.
  • State 3 types of weathering.                                                                                                3marks.
  • Define                                                                                                                                       4marks
  • Soil
  • sediments.
  • Humus.
  • Organic matter.