Transition Metals And Their Uses Quiz

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Transition Metals And Their Uses Quiz

Transition metals, easily summed up as any element in the d-block of the periodic table, are known as such because chemically, they show variable valency and a strong tendency to form coordination compounds, as many of their compounds are coloured.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the catalyst in the Haber process?
    • A. 

      Nickel

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Silver

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 2. 
    Which metal is used to harden oils when making margarine?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Siver

    • D. 

      Sodium

    • E. 

      Nickel

  • 3. 
    Gold is used in dental work because .....
    • A. 

      It is sonorous

    • B. 

      It is expensive

    • C. 

      It is strong

    • D. 

      It is fairly unreactive

    • E. 

      It is a good conductor of electricity

  • 4. 
    Copper compounds are
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Pale Green

    • C. 

      Orange/Brown

    • D. 

      Colourless

    • E. 

      Green

  • 5. 
    A precipitate is a ....
    • A. 

      Liquid

    • B. 

      Gas

    • C. 

      Solid

    • D. 

      Gel

    • E. 

      Vapour

  • 6. 
    Where on the table do you find the transition elements?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      The small white square at the top

    • E. 

      Nowhere

  • 7. 
    Copper is the most used transition metal because....
    • A. 

      It is cheap

    • B. 

      It is strong and cheap

    • C. 

      It is strong and a good conductor of electricity

    • D. 

      It can be used as a bracelet to help people with stiff joints

    • E. 

      It is sonorous

  • 8. 
    The symbol for Gold is
    • A. 

      Au

    • B. 

      Ag

    • C. 

      Ni

    • D. 

      G

    • E. 

      Go

  • 9. 
    Precipitates are formed when transition metal compounds react with ....
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Sodium solution

    • C. 

      Sodium hydroxide

    • D. 

      Water

    • E. 

      Ammonia

  • 10. 
    Which gas is given off when metal carbonates decompose thermally?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Hydrogen