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Of the elements Fe, Hg, U, Te, and Y, which is considered a Group A element?
a) Fe
b) Hg
c) Te
d) Y

Of the elements Pt, Sc, V, and Kr, which is a nonmetal?
a) Kr
b) Pt
c) Te
d) V

What is each vertical column of elements in the periodic table called?
a) row
b) list
c) group
d) period

What criterion is used to arrange the elements in columns on the periodic table?
a) similarity in size
b) similarity in properties
c) similarity in date of discovery
d) similarity in melting point

Who first arranged the elements according to atomic mass and noticed a periodic recurrence of their physical and chemical properties?
a) Henry Moseley
b) Antoine Lavoisier
c) John Dalton
d) Dmitri Mendeleev

Who first arranged the elements according to nuclear charge?
a) Henry Moseley
b) Antoine Lavoisier
c) John Dalton
d) Dmitri Mendeleev

From top to bottom in a group of elements, ionization energies tend to
a) Remain constant
b) increase
c) decrease
d) alternate

From top to bottom in most groups of elements, atomic radii tend to
a) decrease because the nuclear charge increases
b) decrease because electrons are lost to other elements
c) increase because electrons are gained from other atoms
d) increase because additional energy levels are filled

Not including the noble gases, which area of the periodic table has the highest electronegativities?
a) upper right
b) lower right
c) upper left
d) lower left

The electron affinity of an atom typically depends on the
a) mass of the atom's nucleus.
b) number of electrons already present in the atom.
c) number of neutrons in the nucleus of the atom.
d) availability of an unfilled orbital in the atom.

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