Atomic Structure Practice Test Quiz

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Atomic Structure Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (a) Which of the following particles is the smallest?
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Neutrons

    • D. 

      All of the above are the same size.

  • 2. 
    (b) How many protons, electrons, and neutrons are in an average, neutrally-charged atom of Hydrogen?
    • A. 

      1 proton, 1 electron, 1 neutron

    • B. 

      1 proton, 0 electrons, 1 neutron

    • C. 

      1 proton, 1 electron, 0 neutrons

    • D. 

      1 proton, 2 electrons, 1 neutron

  • 3. 
    (c) Which of the following elements has chemical and physical properties that are most similar to Magnesium?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Aluminum

    • D. 

      Both Sodium and Aluminum

  • 4. 
    (d) To which of the following families does Iodine belong?
    • A. 

      Metalloids

    • B. 

      Transition Metals

    • C. 

      Noble Gases

    • D. 

      Halogens

  • 5. 
    (e) How many neutrons are in an atom of C-14?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      14

  • 6. 
    (f) Oxygen's average atomic mass on the periodic table is 15.999 amu.  This means that the most abundant isotope of Oxygen is most likely...
    • A. 

      O-14

    • B. 

      O-15

    • C. 

      O-16

    • D. 

      O-8