Chemistry MCQ Trivia Exam! Quiz

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Chemistry MCQ Trivia Exam! Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The particles that are located in the nucleus of an atom are:
    • A. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • B. 

      Protons and electrons

    • C. 

      Neutrons and electrons

    • D. 

      Only protons

  • 2. 
    The particles that are negatively charged are:
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      Only valence electrons

  • 3. 
    What is the electron configuration for Nitrogen?
    • A. 

      2, 5

    • B. 

      2, 5, 5

    • C. 

      2,8, 1

    • D. 

      1

  • 4. 
    What are some of the elements that are in the noble gases group?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen and helium

    • B. 

      Helium, neon and argon

    • C. 

      Lithium, sodium and potassium

    • D. 

      Beryllium, magnesium and calcium

  • 5. 
    The group containing the elements lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, caesium and francium is:
    • A. 

      Non-metals

    • B. 

      Noble gases

    • C. 

      Alkaline earth metals

    • D. 

      Alkali metals

  • 6. 
    Fluorine, chlorine and bromine are part of which group?
    • A. 

      Noble gases

    • B. 

      Halogens

    • C. 

      Alkaline earth metals

    • D. 

      Other non-metals

  • 7. 
    The electron configuration for Helium is:
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      2, 4

    • D. 

      2, 8, 1

  • 8. 
    Why are noble gases inert?
    • A. 

      Because they are stable

    • B. 

      Because their valence electron shell is full

    • C. 

      Because they are unstable

    • D. 

      A and b only

    • E. 

      B and c only

  • 9. 
    What are isotopes?
    • A. 

      The same element but with differing mass

    • B. 

      Different elements of the same mass

    • C. 

      The same element with a different charge

    • D. 

      Reactive elements

  • 10. 
    Which of the following elements is a metal?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Selenium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Radon

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a non-metal?
    • A. 

      Argon

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Barium

  • 12. 
    A           E     Looking at the following representation, 'A' denotes: Z
    • A. 

      The atomic mass

    • B. 

      The atomic number

    • C. 

      The element symbol

    • D. 

      The number of protons

  • 13. 
    To determine the number of neutrons in an atom, the equation used is:
    • A. 

      It is found on the periodic table

    • B. 

      It is the same as the number of protons

    • C. 

      Atomic number - atomic mass = number of neutrons

    • D. 

      Atomic mass - atomic number = number of neutrons

  • 14. 
    The symbol for mercury is:
    • A. 

      Mg

    • B. 

      Hg

    • C. 

      Mc

    • D. 

      Ag

  • 15. 
    What is the symbol for Manganese?
    • A. 

      Mg

    • B. 

      Mn

    • C. 

      Mo

    • D. 

      Ag

  • 16. 
    The formulae NaCl represents which compound?
    • A. 

      Sodium chloride

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Sulphur trioxide

    • D. 

      Ammonia

  • 17. 
    What is a valence shell?
    • A. 

      The outermost electron shell

    • B. 

      The innermost electron shell

    • C. 

      Another term for electron shell

  • 18. 
    Methane has a formulae of:
    • A. 

      CH4

    • B. 

      CuCO3

    • C. 

      H2SO4

    • D. 

      NaCl

  • 19. 
    Lithium oxide has a formulae of:
    • A. 

      CH4

    • B. 

      Li2O

    • C. 

      SiO2

    • D. 

      CaS

  • 20. 
    Calcium has an electron configuration of:
    • A. 

      2, 8, 8, 5

    • B. 

      2, 8, 1

    • C. 

      2, 8, 8, 2

    • D. 

      2, 8, 5

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