Atom Quizzes & Trivia

The atom is one of the smallest units of matter and the topic of our newest trivia. All those hours you spent in chemistry class are about to pay off. How proficient are you when it comes to atoms? Do you think you can answer a couple of basic questions?

Let’s just see a few of the questions you will encounter: The dense central nucleus of the atom is surrounded by a cloud of what? What is the criterion according to which atoms are generally classified? Approximately how much of the atom’s mass is concentrated in its nucleus? What was the name of the chemist who is credited with the discovery of nuclear fission? Wait no longer and test you chemistry knowledge with our atom trivia?

This quiz can be used as a pre-test for a unit on atoms, molecules, elements, and compounds. The quiz will, along with a post-test, serve as a method to determine how much the students have learned after the science unit has been...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 26582   |  Last updated: Aug 30, 2019
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    All matter consists of particles called________________.

Let’s talk science, shall we? And what better place is there to start on than the smallest constituent unit of ordinary matter; the atom? Take this quiz on figuring out the number of protons, neutrons and electrons...

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 751   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
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    Carbon has 6 protons. How many electrons does carbon have?

The study of science is an endlessly complex one, but in this quiz our aim is to help teach you some of the basics of a number of the most important topics in the whole study – including atoms and the periodic table....

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 406   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
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    What is a Hypothesis?

When we look at the scientific field of chemistry, there is arguably no more important topic that the atom. Once you start studying it, however, the subject matter can seem tough to come to grips with. Today, we aim to help...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 336   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
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    The three basic components of an atom are:

Today we tackle one of the most important topics in the scientific field of chemistry – the atom! What do you know about the smallest constituent unit of ordinary matter, how it came to be discovered and what makes it...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 319   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
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    How do scientists know how atoms are structured?

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Atom Questions & Answers

What will happen to a non-metal atom if it combines with a metal atom?
A nonmetal atom or element does not have much or any metal in it. These types of elements have certain characteristics about them compared to the metals that are on the periodic chart. Nonmetals can be vaporized in simple ways and they can conduct he
What are the particles that make up matter called?
Atoms and nothing else hi hi hi hi
Which electron configuration could represent a strontium atom in an excited state?
Each element has an electron configuration that corresponds to its proton number. These electrons are responsible for the reactivity of the element. Strontium is an alkali metal and alkali metal and is one of the most reactive elements on earth. It h