Chemistry 101

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Chemistry Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will challenge your knowledge of understanding in the Chemistry Unit being studied. The Sout Carolina state standards that are covered are the following: 7-5. 1, 7-5. 2, 7-5. 3, 7-5. 4. *Note: this is only a portion of the standards taught within this unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Matter is composed of
    • A. 

      Electrons

    • B. 

      Very small particles called atoms

    • C. 

      Various components of cells that create energy

  • 2. 
    Matter cannot be:
    • A. 

      Broken into smaller bits

    • B. 

      Part of the earth

    • C. 

      Created nor destroyed

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the best conductor of electricity?
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Non-Metals

    • C. 

      Transition Metals

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Fe

    • B. 

      Ti

    • C. 

      Xe

  • 5. 
    Which type of element is brittle when it is a solid?
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Non-Metal

    • C. 

      Gap Metal

  • 6. 
    Elements in a group tend to be
    • A. 

      More similar chemically

    • B. 

      Less similar chemically

    • C. 

      Not similar at all chemically

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      F

    • B. 

      Cl

    • C. 

      Br

    • D. 

      Fe

  • 8. 
    Why do we catoagorize elements?
    • A. 

      So it looks pretty

    • B. 

      So that elements can be understood by their structure and placement in the universe

    • C. 

      There are dates in which they were founded and it is easier to know which ones came first.

  • 9. 
    The periodic table shows a total of _______ metalloids
  • 10. 
      Al3+ + 3CH3COO- →  
    • A. 

      Al2(CO3)3

    • B. 

      AlCl3

    • C. 

      (CH3COO)3Al

  • 11. 
    The periodic table is made up of elements that are arranged by
    • A. 

      Groups and periods

    • B. 

      Periods and compounds

    • C. 

      Families and elements

  • 12. 
    The bottom number in each elemental box is the
    • A. 

      Atomic number

    • B. 

      Number of protons

    • C. 

      Atomic Mass