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Parts Of The Periodic Table

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Parts Of The Periodic Table

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

  • 2. 
    Where the transitional metals located on the periodic table?  
    • A. 

      On the left side of the periodic table

    • B. 

      In the middle of the peridic table

    • C. 

      On the right side of the periodic table.

  • 3. 
    Who invented the periodic table?
    • A. 

      Ernst Rutherford

    • B. 

      Henry Mosely

    • C. 

      Dimitri Mendeleev

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Left/right

    • B. 

      Up/down

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Be

    • B. 

      Mg

    • C. 

      B

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      18

  • 7. 
    What does the number 3 indicate in this cell from the periodic table?
    • A. 

      Number of neutrons in a lithium atom

    • B. 

      The atomic mass in the lithium atom

    • C. 

      The number of protons in the lithium atom

  • 8. 
    What does the number 3.91 indicate in this cell form the periodic table?
    • A. 

      3.91 indicates the mass of 1 atom of lithium

    • B. 

      Indicates the average atomic mass of lithium - taking into consideration the naturally occuring isotopes

    • C. 

      It is the average number of protons in lithium metals

  • 9. 
    Which are characteristics of metals?
    • A. 

      Conduct electricity and heat.

    • B. 

      Non-shiny and generally liquid at room temperature.

    • C. 

      Shiny and generally gas at room temperature.

  • 10. 
    Where are the metalloids?
    • A. 

      They are the bottom two periods on the periodic table.

    • B. 

      They are the first family of metals

    • C. 

      They are the elements that straddle the step-like like between the metals and non-metals. They share characteristics of both groups.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Group 1 (IA)

    • B. 

      Group 2 (IIA)

    • C. 

      Group 3 (IIIA)

    • D. 

      Group7 (VIIA or 17)

    • E. 

      Group 8 (VIIIA or 18)

  • 12. 
    Which element from the periodic table would this correspond with? (Assuming the same number of protons as electrons).
    • A. 

      6 electrons and 6 protons means carbon

    • B. 

      4 valence electrons indicates it is beryllium

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Potassium

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Sodium

  • 14. 
    Which of the following  indicates an ion?
    • A. 

      An atom with 6 protons, 6 electrons, but only 5 neutrons

    • B. 

      An atom with 6 protons, 6 electrons and 6 neutrons

    • C. 

      An elements with 6 protons, 5 electrons and 5 neutrons

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Two carbon atoms, one with 6 electrons, one with only 5 electrons.

    • B. 

      Two oxygen atoms, one with 6 neutrons and 1 with 5 neutrons

    • C. 

      An oxygen atom with 6 neutrons and a nitrogen atom with 6 neutrons

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