Properties of Water: Polar Molecules, Hydrogen Bonding, and Capillary Action
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Properties of Water: Polar Molecules, Hydrogen Bonding, and Capillary Action

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What is the primary mechanism by which water is released from the atmosphere?

Precipitation

Which type of solution contains water as the solvent?

Aqueous Solution

What is the substance that a solvent is capable of dissolving?

Solute

Which materials are electropositive elements with shiny surfaces?

<p>Metallic materials</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of herbicides?

<p>Kill unwanted plants like weeds</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the appearance of water categorized under?

<p>Physical</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main cause of capillary action in water?

<p>Hydrogen bonding</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which property of water allows it to absorb a large amount of heat before changing temperature?

<p>Hydrogen bonding</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of water is safe for drinking, cooking, bathing, and washing dishes?

<p>Potable water</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term describes the sticking together of two unlike molecules?

<p>Adhesion</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of bond is responsible for the weak attraction between the positive and negative regions of a polar molecule?

<p>Hydrogen bond</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the measure of the force required to stretch or break the surface of a liquid called?

<p>Surface tension</p> Signup and view all the answers

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