U4.1 Review (History of the Periodic Table)

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23 questions
• Q1

Who organized elements into groups of three called triads?

Lothar Meyer

John Newlands

William Ramsay

Henry Moseley

Dmitri Mendeleev

Johann Dobereiner

60s
• Q2

Who was the first to organize the elements in order of increasing atomic mass?

Johann Dobereiner

John Newlands

William Ramsay

Lothar Meyer

Henry Moseley

Dmitri Mendeleev

60s
• Q3

When elements are organized in order of increasing atomic mass, every eighth element has similar properties.  This observation is referred to as the ____.

law of nonaves

law of eighths

law of octaves

ordinance of eights

60s
• Q4

Who organized the elements in order of increasing atomic number and put the elements with similar properties into columns?

John Newlands

Henry Moseley

William Ramsay

Lothar Meyer

Dmitri Mendeleev

Johann Dobereiner

60s
• Q5

There were times when Mendeleev didn't completely follow his rules when placing elements in his periodic table.  For example, he switch iodine and tellurium on the periodic table, in spite of the fact that tellurium has a larger atomic mass than iodine.  Why did he do this?

The properties of iodine more closely matched the properties of elements like fluorine, chlorine, and bromine.

There are always exceptions to rules, and he made this exception because he could.

He had no good reason to make this switch.

The properties of tellurium more closely matched the properties of elements like fluorine, chlorine, and bromine.

60s
• Q6

There were times when Mendeleev didn't completely follow his rules when placing elements in his periodic table.  For example, according to his rules, arsenic should come immediately after zinc. However, he put arsenic in the same column as nitrogen and phosphorus because its properties more closely matched these elements.  As a result, he put two blank spaces in his periodic table  Why did he do this?

So his periodic table would be easier to publish.

He had no good reason to put these gaps in the periodic table.  He just wanted to do it.

He realized that there were two elements that had not been discovered yet.

Sometimes there are just gaps in the periodic table.

60s
• Q7

What made Mendeleev's periodic table such a powerful tool compared to the periodic tables of his competitors?

His table was prettier to look at than other scientists' ways of organizing elements.

His periodic able was not able to make any predictions about any elements that had not been discovered yet.

He was the OG periodic table guy, so his periodic table had to be good.

He was able to make predictions about the existence and properties of elements that had not been discovered yet.

60s
• Q8

Who is responsible for the addition of another column on the periodic table with his discovery of the noble gases?

Henry Moseley

William Ramsay

John Newlands

Johann Dobereiner

Dmitri Mendeleev

Lothar Meyer

60s
• Q9

Who organized the elements based on increasing atomic number, giving us the modern periodic table we use today?

Dmitri Mendeleev

Lothar Meyer

Henry Moseley

Johann Dobereiner

William Ramsay

John Newlands

60s
• Q10

When elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number, there is a periodic repetition of their physical and chemical properties.  This observation is referred to as ____.

periodic law

periodic rule

repetitious law

ordinary ordinance

60s
• Q11

Horizontal rows in the periodic table are called ____.

periods

groups

rows

families

60s
• Q12

Vertical columns in the periodic table are called ____.

clans

rows

groups

periods

60s
• Q13

Elements in the same vertical column have different chemical properties.

false
true
True or False
60s
• Q14

Elements in the same period have different chemical properties.

true
false
True or False
60s
• Q15

There are three major categories of elements.  Which category makes up the majority of the elements?

metalloids

metals

nonmetalloids

nonmetals

60s

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