Chemisrty Periodic Table Unit Quiz

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Chemisrty Periodic Table Unit Quiz - Quiz

The study of elements and atoms can best be defined by a periodic table as it shows the atomic size and mass of various elements. For you to properly understand what we discuss concerning the table you must know why elements are arranged in a particular way. Test yourself by taking this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you find the amount of valence electrons an element has?
  • 2. 
    The vertical colums on the periodic table are called
    • A. 

      Periods

    • B. 

      Groups

  • 3. 
    The horizontal rows on the periodic table are called
    • A. 

      Groups

    • B. 

      Periods

  • 4. 
    Most of the elements in the periodic table are called
    • A. 

      Metalloids

    • B. 

      Noble Gases

    • C. 

      Transition metals

    • D. 

      Alkali Metals

  • 5. 
    The elements that touch the zigzag line are classified as
    • A. 

      Transition metals

    • B. 

      Metalloids

    • C. 

      Alkali metals

    • D. 

      Noble gases

  • 6. 
    The elements in the far upper right corner are classified as
    • A. 

      Metalloids

    • B. 

      Transition metals

    • C. 

      Noble gases

    • D. 

      Liquids

  • 7. 
    Elements in the first group have one outer shell electron and are extremely reactive, they are called
    • A. 

      Alkaline earth metals

    • B. 

      Alkali metals

    • C. 

      Transition metals

    • D. 

      Halogens

  • 8. 
    Elements in the second group have 2 outer shell electrons and are also very reactive, they are called
    • A. 

      Alkaline earth metals

    • B. 

      Alkali metals

    • C. 

      Metalloids

    • D. 

      Noble gases

  • 9. 
    Elements in groups 3 through 12 have many useful properties and are called
    • A. 

      Metalloids

    • B. 

      Halogens

    • C. 

      Noble gases

    • D. 

      Transition metals

  • 10. 
    Elements in group 17 are known as "salt formers," and they are called
    • A. 

      Noble gases

    • B. 

      Metalloids

    • C. 

      Halogens

    • D. 

      Lanthanides

  • 11. 
    Elements in group 18 are very unreactive, they are called
    • A. 

      Noble gases

    • B. 

      Transition metals

    • C. 

      Actinides

    • D. 

      Halogens

  • 12. 
    Elements at the bottom of the table were pulled out to keep the table from becoming too long, the first period at the bottom is called
    • A. 

      Actinides

    • B. 

      Alkaline earth metals

    • C. 

      Lanthanides

    • D. 

      Halogens

  • 13. 
    The second period at the bottom of the table is called the
    • A. 

      Lanthanides

    • B. 

      Noble gases

    • C. 

      Actinides

    • D. 

      Halogens

  • 14. 
    He wrote the law of octaves
  • 15. 
    He wrote the first periodic table
  • 16. 
    He is the Father of the periodic table
  • 17. 
    He wrote the Law of Triads
  • 18. 
    He was the first to arrnage the elements by increasing atomic number
  • 19. 
    He is responsible for creating elements 94-102 and 106
  • 20. 
    He made a table similiar to Mendeleev but published it a year later
  • 21. 
    He was the first to show the concept of periodocity between the elements
  • 22. 
    He made the first discovery of an element
  • 23. 
    Element 106 is named after this scientist
  • 24. 
    Element 101 is named after this man
  • 25. 
    He was the first to note similarities between groups of 3 elements and their atomic weights
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