Atomic Structure Quiz Questions

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This is a quiz to test your knowledge of atomic structure and the Periodic Table. All the best guys!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An atom is made up of even smaller particles called
    • A. 

      Protons, neutrons, electrons

    • B. 

      Numbers, symbols, levels

    • C. 

      Molecules and compounds

    • D. 

      Anions and cations

  • 2. 
    Which of the following particles has no electric charge?
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Neutron

    • C. 

      Electron

    • D. 

      Ion

  • 3. 
    An atom has very little empty space.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The number of protons in an atom is known as the
    • A. 

      Proton number

    • B. 

      Atomic number

    • C. 

      Mass number

    • D. 

      Atomic mass

  • 5. 
    This subatomic particle has a negative charge.
    • A. 

      Neutron

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Proton

    • D. 

      Isotope

  • 6. 
    This subatomic particle has a positive charge.
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Atom

  • 7. 
    Calculate the number of protons, neutron, and electrons in an atom of Beryllium which has an atomic number of 4 and an atomic mass of 9.
    • A. 

      4, 4, 4

    • B. 

      4, 5, 5

    • C. 

      4, 5, 13

    • D. 

      4, 5, 4

  • 8. 
    By counting the number of protons, electrons and neutron, which element does this diagram represent (make sure you count the proton in the very back that you can barely see)?    
  • 9. 
    The Alkali Metals are group  .
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      18

  • 10. 
    Group 2 elements are classsified as  .
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Nonmetals

    • C. 

      Metalloids

  • 11. 
    Electrons are found
    • A. 

      Inside nucleus

    • B. 

      Outside nucleus

    • C. 

      With protons

    • D. 

      With neutrons

  • 12. 
    The ? and ? are found in the nuclues.
    • A. 

      Electrons and neutron

    • B. 

      Protons and electrons

    • C. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • D. 

      Protons and electrons

  • 13. 
    These particles make up the mass of an atom.
    • A. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • B. 

      Electrons and neutrons

    • C. 

      Protons and electrons

  • 14. 
    This has the same number of protons, but different numbers of neutrons.
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Isotopes

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Neutrons

  • 15. 
    Which group contains elements that are chemically stable?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      18

  • 16. 
    The element chlorine has an electron configuration of 2,8,7. It is in which group and period ?
    • A. 

      Group 7 and period 3

    • B. 

      Group 17 and period 3

    • C. 

      Group 3 and period 17

    • D. 

      Group 3 and period 7

  • 17. 
    Atoms are arranged in the periodic table according to increasing numbers of
    • A. 

      Neutrons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Nuclei

  • 18. 
    The symbol for sodium is
    • A. 

      So

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Na

  • 19. 
    How an element reacts depends on the number of
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Electrons

  • 20. 
    How many neutrons does an atom with an atomic number of 23 and a mass number of 51 have?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      51

    • D. 

      74

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