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Atoms & the Periodic Table

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  • Q1
    The electron cloud is the predicted location for
    electrons and neutrons
    electrons and other gases
    electrons and protons
    electrons only
    30s
  • Q2
    Which is a property of a neutron?
    0 charge
    -1 Charge
    Essentially no mass
    +1 charge
    30s
  • Q3
    This section of the periodic table is called a(n)
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    period.
    group.
    series.
    set.
    30s
  • Q4
    The atomic number of magnesium is 12. This means that its nucleus must contain
    12 protons and no electrons.
    6 protons and 6 neutrons.
    6 neutrons and 6 electrons.
    12 neutrons and no protons.
    30s
  • Q5
    Which subatomic particle is NOT found at the center of the atom?
    electron
    neutron
    proton
    nucleus
    30s
  • Q6
    The mass of the electron is
    very large compared to the neutron.
    about equal to the neutron.
    almost the same as the proton.
    very small compared to the proton.
    30s
  • Q7
    The periodic table organizes elements according to INCREASING
    valence number.
    atomic mass.
    energy level.
    atomic number.
    30s
  • Q8
    A carbon-12 atom has 6 protons, 6 neutrons, and 6 electrons. How many protons does a carbon-14 atom have?
    8
    12
    6
    14
    30s
  • Q9
    Describe the composition of the nucleus of an atom.
    It is composed of protons.
    It is composed of protons and electrons.
    It is composed of protons and neutrons.
    It is composed of protons, neutrons, and electrons
    30s
  • Q10
    Which statement is accurate for protons and neutrons?
    They both have a neutral charge.
    They both have a positive charge.
    They are both located outside the nucleus.
    They are both located in the nucleus.
    30s
  • Q11
    All elements in the same group
    are in the same state at room temperature.
    have similar chemical properties.
    are not similar in any way.
    have the same boiling and freezing points.
    30s
  • Q12
    Neutrons are found in the nucleus and separate the other particles so that the strong force can hold the nucleus together. Which particles are positively charged and need to be separated so that they don't repel?
    quarks
    protons
    neutrons
    electrons
    30s
  • Q13
    Which subatomic particle has a negative charge?
    nucleus
    proton
    electron
    neutron
    30s
  • Q14
    A group on the periodic table is best described as a _________.
    column
    row
    series
    section
    30s
  • Q15
    Identify the smallest unit of an element.
    proton
    electron
    neutron
    atom
    30s

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