Atoms And The Periodic Table Quiz

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Periodic Table Quizzes & Trivia

Understanding the periodic table gives us a good way of understanding the elements in science. Each element is differentiated by another due to its components and number of items. The quiz below was created to test out a student’s understanding of the atoms and the elements in the periodic table. Why don’t you give it a try and see just how much you recall from your classwork?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which two part of the atom have about the same mass?
    • A. 

      Electrons and shells

    • B. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • C. 

      Orbits and protons

  • 2. 
    The number of protons is the same as the number of electrons which is the same as _____
    • A. 

      The atomic weight

    • B. 

      The atomic number

    • C. 

      The Peroidic family

  • 3. 
    There are  __________ number of elements in the current periodic table
    • A. 

      About 111, but I have not checked Google today to see if a new one was found.

    • B. 

      More than 100 but after that I am a little lost

    • C. 

      Less than 100

    • D. 

      A whole bunch but I am not sure how many, can I go look at the chart?

  • 4. 
    Protons have a  ________________ charge
    • A. 

      Pleasing

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Positive

  • 5. 
    The first orbital of an atome can hold
    • A. 

      8 electrons

    • B. 

      2electrons

    • C. 

      6quarks

    • D. 

      4zippos

  • 6. 
    A full outer shell of an atom is called
    • A. 

      A full ring

    • B. 

      A full octet

    • C. 

      A stable octet

    • D. 

      A chubby atom

  • 7. 
    If there are 2 electrons in the first ring and 3 in the second ring, what element are we talking about?  ( run  to the periodic to look real quick)
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Boron

    • D. 

      Neon

  • 8. 
    If an atom has 6 electrons in it's outer shell it will want to....
    • A. 

      Give up electrons to become stable

    • B. 

      Gain or take electrons from another element to become stable

  • 9. 
    The term we use when talking about the weight (mass) of an atom is
    • A. 

      An Emu ... energy mass unit

    • B. 

      An Amu ... atomic mass unit

    • C. 

      Watts

  • 10. 
    WHen talking about atomic models is goes in this order
    • A. 

      Dalton's atom model, the gold foil and then plumpudding

    • B. 

      Plum pudding, gold foil and then Dalton's model

    • C. 

      Dalton's atom, Thompson's plum pudding and then Rutherford's gold foil

    • D. 

      Moe, larry, curly

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