Chemistry Pt 1 Question Preview (ID: 26870)

Basic Chemistry Concepts.[print questions]

What is the most useful tool for chemists?
a) Periodic table
b) Graduated cylinder
c) Bunsen burner
d) Paper clips

What was chemistry like before the periodic table?
a) It was organized and easy to understand
b) It was super amazing and fun
c) It was a mess... disorganized, hard to find information
d) It was silly and all chemists did was have parties

Who is Dmitri Mendeleev?
a) Ms. Reno's roommate from college
b) The chemist who discovered oxygen
c) The father of organic chemistry
d) The father of the periodic table

How is the current periodic table organized?
a) Atomic Weight
b) Atomic Number
c) Mass number
d) Alphabetically

What is similar about elements in the same group?
a) They have similar tastes and smells
b) They have similar chemical and physical properties
c) They were discovered around the same time
d) If I put bread in the toaster too long it gets burnt

Columns (vertical) in the periodic table are called
a) Periods
b) Groups
c) Rows
d) Stripes

Rows (horizontal) on the periodic table are called
a) Periods
b) Groups
c) Columns
d) Lists

Which element is NOT part of CHONPS?
a) Phosphorus
b) Oxygen
c) Carbon
d) Silicon

Why are CHONPS elements important?
a) They aren't. They just have big egos.
b) They are found in all living things
c) They are necessary for building roads
d) They have the best Tacos and Trivia night on Tuesdays

What element was involved in the explosion of the Hindenberg?
a) Carbon
b) Helium
c) Hydrogen
d) Boron

What family is in group 2?
a) Alkali Metals
b) Oxygen Family
c) Transition Metals
d) Alkaline Earth Metals

Describe transition metals
a) Metals used as metals
b) Metals used in jewelry and construction
c) Metals in the middle of the periodic table
d) All of the above

What element makes up over 75% of the atmosphere?
a) Oxygen
b) Hydrogen
c) Nitrogen
d) Carbon

Where on the periodic table do you find the Nitrogen Family?
a) Group 15
b) Period 15
c) Group 2
d) Period 2

Describe Noble Gases
a) Found in group 17
b) Contain gases like Oxygen and Hydrogen
c) Non-reactive, stable gases
d) All of the above

What is matter?
a) Any material substance with mass and volume
b) Any substance with a definite shape
c) Anything that has carbon in it
d) Chemistry

What has an indefinite shape and an indefinite volume?
a) Solid
b) Liquid
c) Gas
d) Puppies

What has a definite shape and a definite volume?
a) Solid
b) Liquid
c) Gas
d) Potato Soup

What has an indefinite shape and a definite volume ?
a) Solid
b) Liquid
c) Gas
d) Cheeseburgers

Which phase of matter can expand in all directions to fill a container?
a) Solid
b) Liquid
c) Gas
d) Sharknados

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