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The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table: Element of Surprise Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Periodic Table? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The _______ is the energy needed to remove an electron from an atom.


electron affinity
Ionization energy
electronegativity
electrolysis
none of the above
Q. Which two elements have never been observed to form a compound with another element?


Krypton and argon
Argon and neon
Argon and helium
Helium and neon
None of the above
Q. The alkali metals are located where in the periodic table?


The first period
The first group
The second period
The second group
None of the above
Q. The most unreactive elements on the periodic table are ______.


the f-block elements
the halogens
the noble gases
the transition metals
none of the above
Q. The alkaline earth metals are located ______.


in the first column of the periodic table
in the second column of the periodic table
in the first row of the periodic table
in the second row of the periodic table
none of the above
Q. The measure of the attraction an atomic has for electrons is called _____.


electronegativity
ionization energy
electrolysis
electrophile
none of the above
Q. The element that is a main component of Teflon and freons is:


Hydrogen
Oxygen
Chloride
Fluoride
Helium
Q. The chemical symbol for potassium is ____.


P
Po
Pt
Ps
K
Q. The chemical symbol for copper is ____.


C
Co
Cu
Cp
Hg
Q. These elements exist as diatomics in their elemental forms:


The alkali metals
The alkaline earth metals
The metalloids
The halogens
The noble gases
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