Chapter 8 Pre Test

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Periodic Table Quizzes & Trivia

Test your existing knowledge of the periodic table.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who organized the Periodic Table in its current form?
    • A. 

      Democritus

    • B. 

      John Dalton

    • C. 

      JJ Thomson

    • D. 

      Niels Bohr

    • E. 

      Dmitri Mendeleev

  • 2. 
    The horizontal rows on the periodic table are called _______________.
    • A. 

      Families

    • B. 

      Periods

    • C. 

      Groups

    • D. 

      Slots

  • 3. 
    How many horizontal rows are there on the Periodic Table?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      9

  • 4. 
    The vertical columns on the Periodic Table are called _________________.
    • A. 

      Families

    • B. 

      Periods

    • C. 

      Rows

    • D. 

      Columns

  • 5. 
    Elements found generally on the left of the periodic table are called ________________.
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Non-metals

    • C. 

      Metalloids

  • 6. 
    The periodic table is organized by ___________________.
    • A. 

      Increasing atomic mass

    • B. 

      Increasing atomic number

    • C. 

      No particular order

  • 7. 
    Atomic Radius refers to _____________________.
    • A. 

      How WIDE an atom is

    • B. 

      How MASSIVE an atom is

    • C. 

      How RADIOACTIVE an atom is

  • 8. 
    Electron Affinity refers to an atom's __________________.
    • A. 

      Desire for more electrons

    • B. 

      Lack of desire for more electrons

    • C. 

      incredibly small size

  • 9. 
    Ionization energy refers to ___________________.
    • A. 

      The energy an atom has when it is an ion.

    • B. 

      The energy it takes to pull an electron away from an atom.

    • C. 

      The energy it takes to split a nucleus

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