History Of The Atom- Mrs. A. Wilson- Grade 8

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History Of The Atom- Mrs. A. Wilson- Grade 8 - Quiz

This quiz reinforces the concepts that have been taught on the History of the Atom PS. 3a,b. Before the students take the quiz, they must be presented the information through a variety of activities.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which scientist discovered the nucleus?
    • A. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • B. 

      Neils Bohr

    • C. 

      J.J. Thompson

    • D. 

      James Chadwick

  • 2. 
    Which scientist proposed an atomic model in which electrons move around the nucleus in orbits arranged in energy shells?
    • A. 

      Niels Bohr

    • B. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • C. 

      Democritus

    • D. 

      Erwin Schrodinger

  • 3. 
    _________________ are negatively charged particles of the atom.
    • A. 

      Neutrons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Mesons

  • 4. 
    Thomson concluded that ________________ were present in all atoms.
  • 5. 
    _______________ concluded that atoms are mostly empty space.
    • A. 

      J. J. Thomson

    • B. 

      Neils Bohr

    • C. 

      John Dalton

    • D. 

      Ernest Rutherford

  • 6. 
    Which scientist discovered the electron?
    • A. 

      J. J. Thomson

    • B. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • C. 

      Niels Bohr

    • D. 

      Erwin Schrodinger

  • 7. 
    Which subatomic particle of the atom is positively charged?
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Neutron

    • C. 

      Proton

    • D. 

      Meson

  • 8. 
    Which scientist hypothesized, that electrons circled the nucleus, like tiny planets in a solar system?
    • A. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • B. 

      J.J. Thompson

    • C. 

      Niels Bohr

    • D. 

      Democritus

  • 9. 
    J.J. Thomson's atomic model was compared to a __________________
    • A. 

      Planetary Model

    • B. 

      Rocket

    • C. 

      Plum Pudding

    • D. 

      Sphere

  • 10. 
    Which model shows, electrons do not have fixed orbits, but they do change their energy levels similar to the Bohr model?
    • A. 

      Electron Cloud Model

    • B. 

      Planetary Model

    • C. 

      Dalton's Atomic Model

    • D. 

      J.J. Thomson's Model

  • 11. 
    Electrons in the cloud absorb and release energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the ideas based on Dalton's theory of the Atom?
    • A. 

      He said that atoms are divisible and destructible.

    • B. 

      He said atoms of the same element are alike in mass.

    • C. 

      He said atoms of different elements are different in mass.

    • D. 

      He said that all matter is made of atoms.

  • 13. 
                      Which Atomic model does this graphic represent?
    • A. 

      J.J. Thomson's Model

    • B. 

      Planetary Model

    • C. 

      Electron Cloud Model

    • D. 

      Dalton's Model

  • 14. 
    Which is the proper interpretation of this Atomic Model?
    • A. 

      Electrons are only located in the nucleus.

    • B. 

      Electrons are scattered throughout the atom.

    • C. 

      Electrons and Protons are scattered throughout the atom.

    • D. 

      Electrons are only located on the edges of the atom.

  • 15. 
    Which Scientist discovered the neutron?
    • A. 

      John Dalton

    • B. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • C. 

      Niels Bohr

    • D. 

      James Chadwick

  • 16. 
    Who is known as the "Father of Modern Chemistry"?
    • A. 

      John Dalton

    • B. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • C. 

      Niels Bohr

    • D. 

      Erwin Schrodinger

  • 17. 
    Which is the proper order in the History of scientist who proposed theories of the atom from 1800s-present?
    • A. 

      Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr, Electron Cloud

    • B. 

      Thomson, Bohr, Electron Cloud, Dalton, Rutherford

    • C. 

      Rutherford, Electron Cloud, Dalton, Thomson

    • D. 

      Dalton, Rutherford, Bohr, Electron Cloud, Thomson

  • 18. 
    Which two particles were found to be located in the nucleus?
  • 19. 
    Whose model does this graphic illustrate?
    • A. 

      J. J. Thomson

    • B. 

      John Dalton

    • C. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • D. 

      Niels Bohr

  • 20. 
    Whose model does this illustration represent?
    • A. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • B. 

      John Dalton

    • C. 

      J.J. Thomson

    • D. 

      Erwin Schrodinger)

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