What Do You Know About Electron Configuration? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What Do You Know About Electron Configuration? Trivia Questions Quiz

What Do You Know About Electron Configuration? This trivia Questions Quiz is designed to test out what you know about the distribution of electrons in an atom or molecule and how they change when it comes to different chemical reactions. How about you give it a shot and get to refresh your understanding so far. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The "up" and "down" arrows in electron orbital notation depict
    • A. 

      Electrons with opposite charges

    • B. 

      Electrons with opposite spins

    • C. 

      Protons & neutrons

    • D. 

      protons & electrons

  • 2. 
    Which atomic sub-level will follow the 5d? 
    • A. 

      6s

    • B. 

      6p

    • C. 

      5f

    • D. 

      4f

  • 3. 
    What neutral atom is represented by the following configuration: 1s2,2s2,2p6,3s2,3p6,4s2,3d10?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Zinc

    • C. 

      Aluminum

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 4. 
    What neutral atom is represented by the following configuration: 1s2,2s2,2p6,3s2,3p6,4s2,3d10,4p4? 
    • A. 

      Silicon

    • B. 

      Selenium

    • C. 

      Silver

    • D. 

      Sulfur

  • 5. 
    What neutral atom is represented by the following configuration: 1s2,2s2,2p6,3s2,3p1? 
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Boron

    • D. 

      Silicon

  • 6. 
    What neutral atom is represented by the following configuration: 1s2,2s2,2p6,3s2,3p6,4s2,3d10,4p6,5s2,4d10,5p5? 
    • A. 

      Iodine

    • B. 

      Bromine

    • C. 

      Zinc

    • D. 

      Lead

  • 7. 
    Which of the following noble gas configurations is correct for potassium?
    • A. 

      (Kr)4s1

    • B. 

      (Kr)3s1

    • C. 

      (Ar)4s1

    • D. 

      (Ar)3s1

  • 8. 
    Which of the following noble gas configurations is correct for chlorine?
    • A. 

      (Ar)2s2,2p5

    • B. 

      (Ne)2s2,2p5

    • C. 

      (Ar)3s2,3p5

    • D. 

      (Ne)3s2,3p5

  • 9. 
    Which of the following noble gas configurations is correct for iron? 
    • A. 

      (Kr)5s2,4d3

    • B. 

      (Kr)5s2,4d5

    • C. 

      (Ar)4s2,4d6

    • D. 

      (Ar)5s2,4d3