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The Periodic Table: Keep Your Elbows Off the Periodic Table 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!
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Q. The periodic table is split into:


Metals, gases, and nonmetals
Solids, liquids, and gases
Metalloids, metalloids, and noble gases
Metals, nonmetals, and metalloids
None of the above
Q. Halides are usually found in their ____ oxidation state.


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+1
+2
-1
-2
Q. Boron (B) is ________.


an alkaline earth metal
an alkali metal
a non-metal
a metalloid
a halogen
Q. These elements have high electronegativities and high electron affinities:


The alkali metals
The transition metals
The non-metals
The metalloids
The alkaline earth metals
Q. Solid elemental sulfur is ____.


colorless
black
white
gray
yellow
Q. The elemental symbol of lead is ____.


Le
La
Ld
Pd
Pb
Q. The transition metals are located ________ of the periodic table.


in the rows below the main block
in the first column
in the d-block
in the first three rows
none of the above
Q. Marie and Pierre Curie won the Noble Prize for their ________ research.


Biological Importance of Calcium
Determination of Molecular Weight
Fluorescence
Semiconductor
Radioactivity
Q. They chemical symbol for potassium is ____.


Po
Pt
P
K
Ks
Q. The father of the periodic table is _______.


Albert Einstein
Benjamin Franklin
Linus Pauling
Dimitri Mendeleev
Amedeo Avogadro
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