Parts Of The Periodic Table: Quiz! Test

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Parts Of The Periodic Table: Quiz! Test

The periodic table consists of elements, such as hydrogen, silicon, iron, and uranium. The number of each component corresponds to the number of protons in its nucleus. The three main parts of the periodic table include metals, metalloids, and non -metals. If you intend to learn more about the periodic table parts, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which side (left or right) of the periodic table are the metals?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

  • 2. 
    Where the transitional metals located on the periodic table?  
    • A. 

      On the left side of the periodic table

    • B. 

      In the middle of the peridic table

    • C. 

      On the right side of the periodic table.

  • 3. 
    Who invented the periodic table?
    • A. 

      Ernst Rutherford

    • B. 

      Henry Mosely

    • C. 

      Dimitri Mendeleev

  • 4. 
    Which direction (up/down or left/right) are the families?
    • A. 

      Left/right

    • B. 

      Up/down

  • 5. 
    Which element is located in group 2, period 3?
    • A. 

      Be

    • B. 

      Mg

    • C. 

      B

  • 6. 
    How many electrons can fit in the first energy level?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      18

  • 7. 
    What does the number 3 indicate in this cell from the periodic table?
    • A. 

      Number of neutrons in a lithium atom

    • B. 

      The atomic mass in the lithium atom

    • C. 

      The number of protons in the lithium atom

  • 8. 
    What does the number 3.91 indicate in this cell from the periodic table?
    • A. 

      3.91 indicates the mass of 1 atom of lithium

    • B. 

      Indicates the average atomic mass of lithium - taking into consideration the naturally occuring isotopes

    • C. 

      It is the average number of protons in lithium metals

  • 9. 
    Which are characteristics of metals?
    • A. 

      Conduct electricity and heat.

    • B. 

      Non-shiny and generally liquid at room temperature.

    • C. 

      Shiny and generally gas at room temperature.

  • 10. 
    Where are the metalloids?
    • A. 

      They are the bottom two periods on the periodic table.

    • B. 

      They are the first family of metals

    • C. 

      They are the elements that straddle the step-like like between the metals and non-metals. They share characteristics of both groups.

  • 11. 
    Which group of elements are called the Alkali metals?
    • A. 

      Group 1 (IA)

    • B. 

      Group 2 (IIA)

    • C. 

      Group 3 (IIIA)

    • D. 

      Group7 (VIIA or 17)

    • E. 

      Group 8 (VIIIA or 18)

  • 12. 
    Which element from the periodic table would this correspond with? (Assuming the same number of protons as electrons).
    • A. 

      6 electrons and 6 protons means carbon

    • B. 

      4 valence electrons indicates it is beryllium

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which element would have 20 protons and 19 neutrons?
    • A. 

      Potassium

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Sodium

  • 14. 
    Which of the following indicates an ion?
    • A. 

      An atom with 6 protons, 6 electrons, but only 5 neutrons

    • B. 

      An atom with 6 protons, 6 electrons and 6 neutrons

    • C. 

      An elements with 6 protons, 5 electrons and 5 neutrons

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are isotopes?
    • A. 

      Two carbon atoms, one with 6 electrons, one with only 5 electrons.

    • B. 

      Two oxygen atoms, one with 6 neutrons and 1 with 5 neutrons

    • C. 

      An oxygen atom with 6 neutrons and a nitrogen atom with 6 neutrons