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Periodic Trends

Quiz by Donna Donohue

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  • Q1

    Elements in the same family have 

    the same properties because they have the same number of valence electrons

    the same properties because they have a different  number of valence electrons

    different properties because they have the same number of valence electrons

    different properties because they have a different number of valence electrons

    30s
  • Q2

    What group of elements is highly reactive and has 1 valence electron

    noble gasses

    alkaline earth metals

    alkali metals

    halogens

    30s
  • Q3

    What group contains only gasses and has a full outer shell of electrons

    noble gasses 

    noble gases

    alkali metals

    halogens

    30s
  • Q4

    This group has a full outer shell, is not reactive, and does not bond with other elements

    halogens

    transition metals

    noble gasses

    carbon group

    30s
  • Q5

    What is the oxidation number (charge) for halogens?

    -2

    +1

    +2

    -1

    30s
  • Q6

    What is the oxidation number (charge) for the oxygen group?

    -3

    -2

    +3

    +2

    30s
  • Q7

    Which is a metal?

    Helium (H)

    Calcium (Ca)

    Carbon (C)

    Boron (B)

    30s
  • Q8

    Which is a metalloid

    Hydrogen (H)

    Boron (B) 

    Carbon (C)

    Aluminum (Al)

    30s
  • Q9

    Which is a nonmetal?

    Potassium (K)

    Sulfur (S)

    Boron (B)

    Lithium (Li)

    30s
  • Q10

    Metals usually have...

    Less than 4 valence electrons

    more than 4 valence electrons

    less than 1 energy level

    more than 8 energy levels

    30s
  • Q11

    In order to become stable, what will metals do with their electrons?

    gain them

    create them

    lose them

    excite them

    30s
  • Q12

    Nonmetals wll __________________ electrons in order to become stable

    lose

    gain

    count

    postpone

    30s
  • Q13

    Hydrogen is a ...

    metal

    nonmetal 

    metaloid

    30s
  • Q14

    Aluminum is a 

    metalloid

    nonmetal

    metal

    30s
  • Q15

    Which is true?

    Metals usually touch the "staircase" metalloids are to the left and nonmetals are to the right

    Metalloids usually touch the "staircase" metals are to the left and nonmetals are to the right

    Metalloids usually touch the "staircase" nonmetals are to the left and metals are to the right

    Nonmetals usually touch the "staircase" metals are to the left and metaloids are to the right

    30s

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