Quiz: History Of The Periodic Table Questions

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Below are some history of the periodic table questions. The periodic table shows the elements that can be found on earth, their components, and how they are classified. There are a lot of scientists who came together to formulate this table, and the quiz below is designed to help you learn their contributions. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Mendeleev arrange his Periodic Table?
    • A. 

      Atomic number

    • B. 

      Atomic mass

    • C. 

      Atomic symbol

  • 2. 
    Why was creating and organizing the elements a big deal in the science world?
    • A. 

      Scientist like organization

    • B. 

      To help understand the elements

    • C. 

      Scientist want a list of elements

  • 3. 
    The modern Periodic Table is arranged by
    • A. 

      Atomic number

    • B. 

      Atomic mass

    • C. 

      Atomic symbol

  • 4. 
    Henry Moseley biggest contribution to the Periodic Table is
    • A. 

      Found the relationship between protons and the atomic number

    • B. 

      Left blank spaces on the table for missing elements

    • C. 

      Arranged the first Periodic Table

  • 5. 
    What is Moseley's Periodic Law?
    • A. 

      Both physical/chemical properties of an element will appear periodically when arranged by atomic number

    • B. 

      Triads appear in groups of 3

    • C. 

      Elements have different atomic numbers

  • 6. 
    What means repeating predictable patterns?
  • 7. 
    (click all that apply) Dimitri Mendeleev's greatest contribution to the Periodic Table is ....  
    • A. 

      Predicted properties of undiscovered elements

    • B. 

      Left blank spaces for undiscovered elements

    • C. 

      Discovered protons

  • 8. 
    The Modern Periodic Table is arranged (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Vertically by properties

    • B. 

      Horizontally by properties

    • C. 

      Horizontally by the number of protons

    • D. 

      Vertically by the number of protons

  • 9. 
    The Periodic Table is made of what kind of elements? (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Metals

    • B. 

      Non-metals

    • C. 

      Metalliods

    • D. 

      Compounds

  • 10. 
    Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner
    • A. 

      Came up with the idea - Law of Triads

    • B. 

      Arranged the table by mass

    • C. 

      Father of the Modern Periodic Table

  • 11. 
    Antoine Lavoisier is the Father of __________.
  • 12. 
    The modern periodic table is arranged by _______  __________.
  • 13. 
    In 1913, an English chemist Henry Moseley decided to order the elements by their atomic numbers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The "Law of ______", proposed by Johann Doebereiner, was an early attempt to classify elements by their relative mass and common properties.