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Trends in the Periodic Table Quiz

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  • Q1
    Is the first ionisation energy of silicon greater than aluminium
    No
    Yes
    30s
  • Q2
    Is the first ionisation energy of silicon greater than carbon
    Yes
    No
    30s
  • Q3
    State the trend in atomic radii across a period in the periodic table
    Decrease in atomic radii
    Increase in atomic radii
    30s
  • Q4
    State the reason why the atomic radii decreases across a period
    Increase in electronegativity
    Increase in nuclear charge (number of protons)
    Screening effect
    30s
  • Q5
    Why is there an increase in electronegativity moving from gallium to germanium? (Pick two)
    Atomic radius is increasing
    Nuclear charge is decreasing
    Nuclear charge is increasing
    Atomic radius is decreasing
    30s
  • Q6
    In the periodic table which has the larger atomic radius?
    Sodium
    Magnesium
    30s
  • Q7
    In the same group as magnesium, which has the smaller atom?
    Beryllium
    Calcium
    Sodium
    30s
  • Q8
    Define first ionisation energy
    The energy required to remove one mole of electrons from one mole of gaseous atoms
    The energy required to remove an electron from an atom in its gaseous state
    The energy required to remove an electron from an atom
    30s
  • Q9
    Identify the elements B & P
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    Sulfur
    Lithium
    Helium
    Phosphorous
    30s
  • Q10
    "The energy required to break a bond and to separate the atoms in a gaseous state" defines...
    Bond energy
    Bond reactivity
    Ionisation energy
    30s
  • Q11
    What happens to reactivity going down the alkali metals?
    Decreasing reactivity
    Increasing reactivity
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the energy unit of ionisation?
    Joules
    KJ per mole
    30s

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