A Practice Test On Chemistry! Trivia Questions Quiz

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A Practice Test On Chemistry! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Particles of matter that make up the nucleus of the atom are ___.
    • A. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • B. 

      Protons and electrons

    • C. 

      Electrons and neutrons

    • D. 

      Ions and isotopes

  • 2. 
    All of the mass of the atom is in the ___.
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Electron cloud

  • 3. 
    Horizontal rows of the periodic table are called ___.
    • A. 

      Periods

    • B. 

      Clusters

    • C. 

      Groups

    • D. 

      Families

  • 4. 
    Atoms of the same element with different numbers of neutrons are called ___.
    • A. 

      Isotopes

    • B. 

      Ions

    • C. 

      Nucleates

    • D. 

      Metalloids

  • 5. 
    Elements that are gases, are brittle, and are poor conductors at room temperature are ___.
    • A. 

      Non-metals

    • B. 

      Metals

    • C. 

      Metalloids

    • D. 

      Actinides

  • 6. 
    A certain atom has 38 protons, 38 electrons, and 50 neutrons. Its mass number is ___.
    • A. 

      88

    • B. 

      38

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      76

  • 7. 
    Why are the noble gases stable?
    • A. 

      They have a full outer shell of electrons

    • B. 

      They are gases

    • C. 

      They do not have any electrons

    • D. 

      They were used by monarchies throughout history

  • 8. 
    An atom that has gained 2 electrons and is now positively charged is specifically called a(n) ___.
    • A. 

      Cation

    • B. 

      Anion

    • C. 

      Antion

    • D. 

      Dogion

  • 9. 
    Elements that fall along the "staircase" on the periodic table and have properties like metals and non-metals are called___.
    • A. 

      Metalloids

    • B. 

      Non-metals

    • C. 

      Isotopes

    • D. 

      Metals

  • 10. 
    What period and group (in that order) is barium found in?
    • A. 

      6, 1

    • B. 

      5, 2

    • C. 

      2, 6

    • D. 

      6, 2

  • 11. 
    Given the following information, Iodine - 128, how many electrons are present?
    • A. 

      53

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      128

    • D. 

      127

  • 12. 
    An atom that has gained two additional electrons would have a charge of ___.
    • A. 

      +2

    • B. 

      -2

    • C. 

      -6

    • D. 

      None

  • 13. 
    Argon is considered a noble gas and non-reactive. What makes argon such a stable atom?
    • A. 

      8 electrons in outer shell

    • B. 

      More positive thatn negative charge

    • C. 

      More negative than positive charge

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    An atom found in period 4, group 7 would be considered a non-metal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In an atom, the atomic number is useful because a physical science student can determine the number of protons and electrons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If Tellurium - 127 were to lose 4 neutrons, the new mass would be 122.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Oxygen has 5 valence electrons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Sodium has 11 electrons total, but only 2 electrons in its first energy level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The elements on the modern Periodic Table are arranged by decreasing atomic number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Electrons farthest from the nucleus have a higher level of energy as compared to other electrons in the atom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Nuclear fusion occurs naturally in the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The three subatomic particles are ___.
    • A. 

      Protons, neutrons, and electrons

    • B. 

      Photons, ions, and isotopes

    • C. 

      Nucleus, electrons, and photons

    • D. 

      Protons, nucleons, and quarks

  • 23. 
    The mass of an electron is so small, we sometimes say it's mass is negligible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Two isotopes of hydrogen are hydrogen-2 and hydrogen-3. These isotopes differ from one another by one proton.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The region around the nucleus occupied by the electrons is called the negative zone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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