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Chapter 8 Quiz

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Periodic Trends - Chapter 8 Quiz for AP Chemistry

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following atoms would have the largest atomic radius?
    • A. 

      Ga

    • B. 

      Ge

    • C. 

      As

    • D. 

      Br

  • 2. 
    Which of the following atoms would have the SMALLEST atomic radius?
    • A. 

      Br

    • B. 

      Cl

    • C. 

      At

    • D. 

      O

  • 3. 
    Place the following elements in order of increasing first ionization energy:
    • A. 

      Ne < Ca < P < F < K

    • B. 

      K < Ca < P < F < Ne

    • C. 

      Ca < P < F < Ne < K

    • D. 

      P < F < K < Ne < Ca

    • E. 

      P < Ca < K < Ne < F

  • 4. 
    Which element has the highest SECOND ionization energy?
    • A. 

      F

    • B. 

      Be

    • C. 

      Li

    • D. 

      Al

    • E. 

      Ca

  • 5. 
    Element X has the following electron configuration:  1s22s22p63s23p4.  The formula of the compound it would form with aluminum is:
    • A. 

      AlX3

    • B. 

      Al3X2

    • C. 

      AlX

    • D. 

      Al2X3

    • E. 

      Al2X

  • 6. 
    Of the ions:  P3- , K+ , Cl- , Ca2+ , and S2- ; which has the highest ionic radius?
    • A. 

      Phosphide

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Chloride

    • D. 

      Calcium

    • E. 

      Sulfide

  • 7. 
    Phosphorus reacts with oxygen to produce the compound P2O5.  Which of the following statements is FALSE about this compound?
    • A. 

      This compound is molecular.

    • B. 

      This compound has covalent bonds.

    • C. 

      This compound will be basic when added to water.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Fe

    • B. 

      Al

    • C. 

      Rb

    • D. 

      Na

  • 9. 
    Which element has the HIGHEST effective nuclear charge?
    • A. 

      Ga

    • B. 

      Ca

    • C. 

      Ar

    • D. 

      S

  • 10. 
    Why does chlorine have a higher electronegativity than iodine?
    • A. 

      Because chlorine has a lower effective nuclear charge

    • B. 

      Because chlorine is higher up on the periodic table

    • C. 

      Because chlorine is lower on the periodic table

    • D. 

      Because chlorine has less of a sheidlng effect

  • 11. 
    Which of the following elements would have the greatest difference between its second and third ionization energies?
    • A. 

      Strontium

    • B. 

      Rubidum

    • C. 

      Bromine

    • D. 

      Selenium

  • 12. 
    Which of the following elements has the GREATEST electron affinity?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      As

    • C. 

      Sb

    • D. 

      P

  • 13. 
    Which of the following atoms has the greatest atomic radius?
    • A. 

      F

    • B. 

      O

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      C

  • 14. 
    An atom R reacts with phosphorus to produce the ionic compound R3P.  The atom R would most likely be
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 15. 
    Which of the following elements would most likely have some properties of both METALS and NONMETALS?
    • A. 

      Tc

    • B. 

      Hg

    • C. 

      U

    • D. 

      Si

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