The Periodic Table Unit 4 - Test

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The Periodic Table Unit 4 - Test

What defines and differentiates solids from liquids or gases? Periodic table groups elements according to their atomic volumes. For instance oxygen is a gas and its atomic size is 8. Are you interested in this study of elements and their properties? Try this test on unit 4 to jog your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Each energy level of an atom has a maximum number of ____ it can hold.
    • A. 

      Neutrons

    • B. 

      Quarks

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 2. 
    Dot diagrams are used to represent _______.
    • A. 

      The structure of the nucleus

    • B. 

      Atomic number

    • C. 

      Isotopes

    • D. 

      Outer electrons

  • 3. 
    Particles of matter that make up protons and neutrons are _____.
    • A. 

      Electrons

    • B. 

      Isotopes

    • C. 

      Atoms

    • D. 

      Quarks

  • 4. 
    A chemical symbol represents the ____ of an element.
    • A. 

      Name

    • B. 

      Structure

    • C. 

      Reaction

    • D. 

      Type

  • 5. 
    Horizontal rows of the periodic table are called _____.
    • A. 

      Groups

    • B. 

      Families

    • C. 

      Clusters

    • D. 

      Periods

  • 6. 
    Atoms with the same element with different numbers of neutrons are called ____.
    • A. 

      Metalloids

    • B. 

      Radioactive

    • C. 

      Transition elements

    • D. 

      Isotopes

  • 7. 
    A particle that moves around the nucleus is a(n) _____.
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Ion

    • C. 

      Neutron

    • D. 

      Electron

  • 8. 
    Elements in groups 3 through 12 are called _______.
    • A. 

      Metalloids

    • B. 

      Transition elements

    • C. 

      Noble gases

    • D. 

      Isotopes

  • 9. 
    A certain atom has 26 protons, 26 electrons, and 30 neutrons. Its mass number is _____.
    • A. 

      26

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      52

    • D. 

      56

  • 10. 
    The chart showing the classifications of elements according to their properties and increasing atomic numbers is called the periodic table.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Elements arranged in vertical columns in the periodic table are called periods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Two isotopes of carbon are carbon-12 and carbon-14. These isotopes differ from one another by two electrons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Nonmetals are poor conductors of heat and electricity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The sum of the number of protons and the number of neutrons in an atom is the mass number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A diagram showing only outer energy level electrons is called a(n) periodic table.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    As you move from left to right in a row of the periodic table, metallic properties increase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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