Periodic Table Quiz

10 Questions  I  By Mr_wong on February 27, 2010
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1.  An atom of an element has the electronic configuration [Kr] 5s2 4d10 5p6.Which Period and Group in the Periodic Table does it belong to?
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2.  Why is it that the reactivity of Group I metals increases down the group?
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3.  Which of the following is correct about Group VII elements?
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4.  Why is it that noble gases are often used to fill the empty space in electric bulbs?
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5.  Transition metals and their compounds are often used as catalysts in industrial processes. Why is that so?
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6.  Element X dissolves in water to give a colourless and odourless gas. It reacts with Cl2 to give a white solid XCl. Which could be the identity of X ?
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7.  Which of the halogen below has the strongest oxidising power? 
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8.  When a halogen Y is added to a colourless solution of potassium iodide, the colourless solution turns brown. Which of the following CANNOT be the identity of Y?
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9.  An element Z forms a green compound ZO with oxygen. When exposed to air, the green solid slowly turns red-brown and becomes Z2O3. What property of Z does this show?
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10.  *Challenging* The lanthanoid and actinoid series are elements with proton number 57-70 and 89 -102. They belong to Group III in the Periodic Table. What do the elements have in common?
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