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Letter
Answer% Correct
The lowest possible temperature, at which, theoretically, atoms stop moving.AAbsolute zero
83%
Any of the soft, light, reactive metals of Group 1 of the periodic table.A{Alkali} metal
83%
Any compound which yields H+ ions (protons) when dissolved in water.AAcid
80%
Any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds, having bitter taste, that turn red litmus blue, and react with acids to form salts.BBase
79%
A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process.CCatalyst
74%
In the International System of Units, the base unit of thermodynamic temperature.KKelvin
70%
A row in the periodic table of the elements.PPeriod
66%
The quantity of matter which a body contains, irrespective of its bulk or volume.MMass
64%
The movement of particles from an area of higher concentration to one of lower concentration.DDiffusion
57%
A liquid (or a gas) that dissolves a solute in solution.SSolvent
54%
(of a reaction) That releases energy in the form of heat.EExothermic
53%
A globular protein that catalyses a biological chemical reaction.EEnzyme
52%
A solution that has had additional solvent, such as water, added to it into order to make it less concentrated.DDilution
50%
A chemical reaction which can go both ways: reactants make products and products make reactants.R{Reversible} reaction
42%
The science of measuring the heat absorbed or evolved during the course of a chemical reaction or change of state.CCalorimetry
32%
A substance that, in solution or when molten, ionizes and conducts electricity.EElectrolyte
29%
Any particle in the nucleus of an atom.NNucleon
29%
The unique temperature and pressure at which the solid, liquid and gas phases of a substance are all in equilibrium.T{Triple} point
29%
A chemical compound composed of only two elements.B{Binary} compound
25%
The smallest repeating structure (parallelepiped) of atoms within a crystal, from which the structure of the complete crystal can be inferred.U{Unit} cell
22%
The energy that holds protons and neutrons together in the atomic nucleus.B{Binding} energy
21%
The number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably.PPrecision
19%
The process of gases passing through a hole or holes considerably smaller than the mean free path of the gas molecules.EEffusion
17%
To add something to (ethanol) that makes it unsuitable for consumption but leaves it suitable for most other purposes.DDenature
12%
The process by which a compound body breaks up into simpler constituents.DDissociation
8%

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