Chapter 12.1/12.2 & Element #2

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Element Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to test student's mastery of Chapter 12, sections 1 & 2. This quiz also checks student's memorization of element symbol set #2.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An element's properties can be predicted from its
    • A. 

      Number of protons.

    • B. 

      Number of neutrons.

    • C. 

      Atomic mass.

    • D. 

      Location in the periodic table.

  • 2. 
    A(n) __________ is a positively charged particle in an atom's nucleus.
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Plasma

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Proton

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Brittle

    • B. 

      Good conductors of heat and electricity

    • C. 

      Ductile

    • D. 

      Malleable

  • 4. 
    Mendeleev created the first
    • A. 

      Chemical reaction.

    • B. 

      Metal alloy.

    • C. 

      Periodic table.

    • D. 

      Semiconductor.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are examples of physical changes of matter?1- A firefly glows.2- Wood burns.3- Steam condenses.4- A nail rusts.
    • A. 

      1 & 2 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1, 2, & 4 only

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 6. 
    Xe
  • 7. 
    Iron
  • 8. 
    Silver
  • 9. 
    Mercury
  • 10. 
    Tungsten
  • 11. 
    Cu
  • 12. 
    Bromine
  • 13. 
    Sn
  • 14. 
    Au
  • 15. 
    The formula for finding density is:
    • A. 

      Volume/mass

    • B. 

      Mass/volume

    • C. 

      Volume X mass

    • D. 

      Mass/weight

  • 16. 
    Which class of elements are brittle and not good conductors of heat and electricity?
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Nonmetals

    • C. 

      Organic compounds

    • D. 

      Rare earth metals

  • 17. 
    Uranium has an atomic number of 92 and an atomic mass of 236.  Which of the following statements is true about an atom of uranium?a- It has 236 protons.b- It has 92 neutrons.c- It has 144 neutrons.d- It has 144 protons.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 18. 
    Most of the atom's mass is contained in the ______.
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Electron cloud

    • C. 

      Energy level

    • D. 

      Shell