Atomic Structure Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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Atomic Structure Quiz: MCQ Trivia!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the chemical symbol for calcium?
    • A. 

      Cl

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      Ca

    • D. 

      Cu

    • E. 

      Cr

  • 2. 
    What is the atomic mass of phosphorus?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      31

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      16

  • 3. 
    What type of element is Potassium?
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Non-metal

    • C. 

      Metalloid

    • D. 

      Noble Gas

    • E. 

      Halogen

  • 4. 
    A positively charged subatomic particle is?
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Mass Number

    • C. 

      Element Number

    • D. 

      Neutron

  • 5. 
    The atom oxygen has a neucleon number of 16 and a proton number of 8. what is the number of neutrons in the oxygen atom?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      0

  • 6. 
    An atom has very little empty space.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The number of protons in an atom is known as the?
    • A. 

      Proton number

    • B. 

      Atomic number

    • C. 

      Mass number

    • D. 

      Atomic mass

  • 8. 
    This subatomic particle has a negative charge.
    • A. 

      Neutron

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Proton

    • D. 

      Isotope

  • 9. 
    This subatomic particle has a positive charge.
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Atom

  • 10. 
    How many neutrons does an atom with an atomic number of 23 and a mass number of 51 have?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      51

    • D. 

      74

  • 11. 
    Electrons are found:
    • A. 

      Inside nucleus

    • B. 

      Outside nucleus

    • C. 

      With protons

    • D. 

      With neutrons

  • 12. 
    The ? and ? are found in the nuclues.
    • A. 

      Electrons and neutron

    • B. 

      Protons and electrons

    • C. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • D. 

      Protons and electrons

  • 13. 
    These particles make up the mass of an atom.
    • A. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • B. 

      Electrons and neutrons

    • C. 

      Protons and electrons

  • 14. 
    The element chlorine has an electron configuration of 2,8,7. It is in which group and period?
    • A. 

      Group 7 and period 3

    • B. 

      Group 17 and period 3

    • C. 

      Group 3 and period 17

    • D. 

      Group 3 and period 7

  • 15. 
    Atoms are arranged in the periodic table according to increasing numbers of?
    • A. 

      Neutrons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Nuclei

  • 16. 
    The symbol for sodium is?
    • A. 

      So

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      Na

  • 17. 
    An atom has very little empty space.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The number of protons in an atom is known as the?
    • A. 

      Proton number

    • B. 

      Atomic number

    • C. 

      Mass number

    • D. 

      Atomic mass

  • 19. 
    This subatomic particle has a negative charge.
    • A. 

      Neutron

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Proton

    • D. 

      Isotope

  • 20. 
    This subatomic particle has a positive charge.
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Atom

  • 21. 
    How many neutrons does an atom with an atomic number of 23 and a mass number of 51 have?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      51

    • D. 

      74

  • 22. 
    Electrons are found?
    • A. 

      Inside nucleus

    • B. 

      Outside nucleus

    • C. 

      With protons

    • D. 

      With neutrons

  • 23. 
    The ? and ? are found in the nucleus.
    • A. 

      Electrons and neutron

    • B. 

      Protons and electrons

    • C. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • D. 

      Protons and electrons

  • 24. 
    These particles make up the mass of an atom.
    • A. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • B. 

      Electrons and neutrons

    • C. 

      Protons and electrons

  • 25. 
    The element chlorine has an electron configuration of 2,8,7. It is in which group and period?
    • A. 

      Group 7 and period 3

    • B. 

      Group 17 and period 3

    • C. 

      Group 3 and period 17

    • D. 

      Group 3 and period 7

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