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Chemistry Basics: May the Nuclear Force Be With You Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Chemistry Basics? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
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Q. Which of the following pieces of an atom are neutral, meaning they are not charged?


Electrons
Protons
Neutrons
Nuclei
Electron clouds
Q. Which subatomic particle of the atom determines the identity of the atom?


The neutrons
The electrons
The protons
The electrons and protons
The quarks
Q. What is the hallmark of a chemical reaction?


A change of states
Formation of a new substance
Phase changes
Transaction of protons
Breakdown of the nucleus
Q. Which of the following is a form of matter?


Protons
Electrons
Neutrons
All of the above
None of the above
Q. Which of the following represents a physical change?


A solid subliming into the gaseous phase
A liquid being poured from one container into another
Chemical compounds being broken down into their elements
Gas particles moving at high speeds
All of the above
Q. All atoms of the element nitrogen contain ____ number of protons.


3
4
5
6
7
Q. How many different elements make up the chemical compound we know as table sugar? The formula for table sugar is C12H22O11.


2 elements
3 elements
4 elements
45 elements
46 elements
Q. A chemical compound must consist of at least ____ atom(s) from at least _____ different elements.


1, 2
2, 2
2, 3
3, 3
None of the above
Q. During a chemical reaction, a change in ________ between atoms occurs.


bonding
the number of protons
the number of neutrons
the physical state
size
Q. Which of the following statements regarding conventions for writing a chemical equation is false?


Reactants are found on the left-hand side of the arrow.
Products are found on the right-hand side of the arrow.
The arrow points to the reactants.
Chemical symbols are used to represent the elements.
Subscripts, adjacent to the chemical symbols, represent the number(s) of atoms that are present in each compound.
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