A Quiz About Atom Model

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do scientists know how atoms are structured?
    • A. 

      By looking at them under a microscope

    • B. 

      By running experiments that expose their properties

    • C. 

      By examining only the largest atoms

    • D. 

      By splitting them apart

  • 2. 
    What can you conclude from the fact that scientists continue to update the atomic model?
    • A. 

      New information about atoms continues to be discovered

    • B. 

      Old information about atoms is completely useless

    • C. 

      Scientists did not have any information about atoms until a few years ago

    • D. 

      Scientists still have no idea what atoms look like

  • 3. 
    What contribution did John Dalton make to atomic theory? [Dalton]
    • A. 

      He discovered that every atom was positively charged

    • B. 

      He discovered that every element consisted of one type of atom

    • C. 

      He discovered that atoms had nuclei

    • D. 

      He discovered that atoms could be divided into smaller parts

  • 4. 
    Place the following scientists in order, from earliest to latest: A) Ernest Rutherford; B) J.J. Thomson; C) John Dalton
    • A. 

      B, C, A

    • B. 

      C, A, B

    • C. 

      A, C, B

    • D. 

      C, B, A

  • 5. 
    The majority of an atom’s mass exists where?
    • A. 

      In the nucleus

    • B. 

      In the electron cloud

    • C. 

      In the space between the nucleus and the electrons

    • D. 

      In the neutrons

  • 6. 
    What are electrons?
    • A. 

      Positively charged particles

    • B. 

      Neutrally charged particles

    • C. 

      Negatively charged particles

    • D. 

      Uncharged particles

  • 7. 
    Ernest Rutherford discovered that atoms were mostly
    • A. 

      Negatively charged

    • B. 

      Positively charged

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      Empty space

  • 8. 
    What does the nucleus of an atom contain? [Atomic nucleus]
    • A. 

      Electrons and neutrons

    • B. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • C. 

      Neutrinos and positrons

    • D. 

      DNA and RNA

  • 9. 
    How are neutrons different from protons and electrons?
    • A. 

      They are more massive than protons and electrons

    • B. 

      They have no electrical charge

    • C. 

      They are less massive than protons and electrons

    • D. 

      Protons and electrons exist in atomic nuclei; neutrons orbit the nucleus in a “cloud”

  • 10. 
    How are electrons arranged in an atom?
    • A. 

      In groups of five

    • B. 

      In energy levels

    • C. 

      By color

    • D. 

      By shape