As against this gases flows in all directions. lower than the energy of particles in liquids and gases. Such atoms and molecules ‘ physical characteristics determine their state. Which of the following is not correct about crystalline solids? What is the process of a substance changing from a solid to a vapor without passing through the liquid phase? Which of the following is an amorphous solid? Which of the following causes particles in a liquid to escape into a gas state? Everest find that water boils at less than 100 degrees C? Comparison of Characteristics Characteristic State X State Y State Z Average Speed of the Molecules Low Greatest Least Particle Attraction/Forces Weak Negligible Strong Which of these best describes the state of the substance represented by State Y? Molecular arrangement of solids is regular and close, but liquids have irregular and sparse molecular arrangement and gases, too have random and more sparse arrangement of molecules. liquid vibrate, move about, and slide past each other.