6.1 History Of The Periodic Table

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  • 1. 
    The earliest elements were the ancient metals, which are metallic elements with relatively low melting points. Which of the following is an element?
    • A. 

      Pewter

    • B. 

      Steel

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Brass

  • 2. 
    What was likely the first qualitative device that was used to isolate some of the ancient elements
    • A. 

      The particle accelerator

    • B. 

      The bow and arrow

    • C. 

      The Adze

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 3. 
    Which two instruments played a large role in the development of the periodic table, leading to about 70 elements discovered by 1870?
    • A. 

      The double pan balance and the battery

    • B. 

      The mass spectrometer and the refractometer

    • C. 

      The barometer and the clay oven

    • D. 

      The bugle and the fife

  • 4. 
    How did the particle accelerator make possible the discovery of new elements?
    • A. 

      By purifying known element readily by separating them based on their characteristic velocities

    • B. 

      By creating new elements by colliding known elements

    • C. 

      By removing unwanted particles in an impure element based on centrifugal force

    • D. 

      By separating compounds into individual ions by accelerating to near the speed of light.

  • 5. 
    Who was one of the first to observe a periodic pattern to the elements
    • A. 

      Volta

    • B. 

      Newlands

    • C. 

      Mendeleev

    • D. 

      Seaborg

  • 6. 
    Who created a periodic table accurate enough to predict the properties of unknown new elements?
    • A. 

      Lavoisier

    • B. 

      Newlands

    • C. 

      Mendelleev

    • D. 

      Tony Stark

  • 7. 
    Which elements did Mendeleev predict?
    • A. 

      Ga Ge and Sc

    • B. 

      Gold, germaniam, and sulfur

    • C. 

      Germanium, Americium, and Francium

    • D. 

      Scandium, germanium, and galenium

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