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Unit Quiz

Atoms and the periodic table

This quiz will help you to assess your learning of key concepts and knowledge in this unit.

Q1.How many electrons to Group 1 metals have on their outer shell?

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Q2.Which is the least reactive group 1 metal?

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Q3.What does fizzing during a reaction indicate?

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Q4.What is another name for group 7 elements?

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Q5.How many electrons are on the outer shell of group 7 atoms?

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Q6.Are group 7 metals or non-metals?

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Q7.How do melting points and boiling points change down group 7?

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Q8.Describe the trend in reactivity in group 7:

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Q9.What is an element?

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Q10.How can you spot an element from a particle diagram?

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Q11.How are elements arranged on the periodic table?

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Q12.Which is the correct format for chemical symbols?

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Q13.How do Group 1 metals compare to other metals? Choose 3 answers

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Q14.Which gas is produced when Group 1 metals react with water, that causes fizzing?

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Q15.Complete the word equation: lithium + chlorine -->

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Q16.Which is a common property of Group 0?

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Q17.What is another name for Group 0 elements?

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Q18.What does the word 'inert' mean?

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Q19.What is argon commonly used for?

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Q20.Which subatomic particles are found in the nucleus?

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Q21.What is the charge of an electron?

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Q22.How many electrons can fit on the inner shell of the atom?

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Q23.What does the atomic number tell us about an atom? (Choose two answers)

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Q24.How can you calculate the number of neutrons in an atom?

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Q25.How would you separate a dissolved solid and the liquid it is dissolved in?

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Q26.Which of the following means 'makes a ringing sound when hit'?

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Q27.Which of the following means 'can be drawn into wires'?

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Q28.Why are non-metals a good option for wire casings?

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Q29.Select two reasons why copper is used for saucepans.

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Q30.what is the pH of an acidic substance?

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Q31.What colours might a universal indicator turn in an alkaline solution? (Tick 2 boxes)

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Q32.Which is the correct definition of a compound?

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Q33.Complete the word equation: magnesium + chlorine

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Q34.Complete the word equation: magnesium + chlorine + oxygen

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Q35.What is formed when a metal reacts with oxygen?

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Q36.Choose the correct definition for conservation of mass.

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Q37.Why did Mendeleev leave gaps in his periodic table?

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