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Periodic Table Trends

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Periodic Table Trends

This quiz is to assess your knowledge on the Periodic Table and the periodic trends.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did Mendeleev leave gaps (or blanks) in his periodic table?
  • 2. 
    In which of the section of the periodic table will you find Halogens?
  • 3. 
    In which section of the periodic table will you find Alkali metals?
  • 4. 
    What are the terms for rows and columns on the periodic table?
    • A. 

      Groups and periods

    • B. 

      Rows and columns

    • C. 

      Rows and groups

    • D. 

      Periods and columns

    • E. 

      Rows and periods

    • F. 

      Columns and groups

  • 5. 
    Where in the Periodic Table are you MOST LIKELY to find an element that has a full outer electron shell?
    • A. 

      Group 1

    • B. 

      Group 2

    • C. 

      Group 7

    • D. 

      Group 8 (0)

    • E. 

      Transition metals

  • 6. 
    Which of the following elements has the smallest atomic radius?
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Flourine

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Sulfur

  • 7. 
    What is the electron configuration of Carbon
  • 8. 
    In which section of the periodic table will you find Noble Gases?
  • 9. 
    Where in the Periodic Table are you MOST LIKELY to find an element that is used to provide an 'inert' atmosphere in welding?
    • A. 

      Group 1

    • B. 

      Group 2

    • C. 

      Group 7

    • D. 

      Group 8 (0)

    • E. 

      Transition metals

  • 10. 
    Which of the following options is true for the periodic table trend for ionization energy?
    • A. 

      Ionization energy increases across a row and decreases down a group

    • B. 

      Ionization energy increases across a row and increases down a group

    • C. 

      Ionization energy decreases across a row and increases down a group

    • D. 

      Ionization energy decreases across a row and decreases down a group

  • 11. 
    In which section of the periodic table will you find transition metals?
  • 12. 
    Where in the Periodic Table are you MOST LIKELY to find a solid element that is a poor conductor of heat and electricity?
    • A. 

      Group 1

    • B. 

      Group 2

    • C. 

      Group 7

    • D. 

      Group 8 (0)

    • E. 

      Transition metals

  • 13. 
    The energy required to remove an electron from an atom is known as:
    • A. 

      Reactivity

    • B. 

      Electron affinity

    • C. 

      Electronegativity

    • D. 

      Ionization energy

  • 14. 
    Where in the Periodic Table are you MOST LIKELY to find an element that shows catalytic properties?
    • A. 

      Group 1

    • B. 

      Group 2

    • C. 

      Group 7

    • D. 

      Group 8 (0)

    • E. 

      Transition metals

  • 15. 
    Which of the following elements has the largest atomic radius?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Bromine

    • C. 

      Krypton

    • D. 

      Arsenic