Periodic Table 1 Question Preview (ID: 427)

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The periodic table is organized so chemists can easily see ____________.
a) The color of each element
b) The importance of each element
c) The atomic number and weight of each element
d) The smell and taste of each element

Based on their locations on the periodic table, which pair of elements have the most similar characteristics?
a) Ne and Ar
b) Si and Cl
c) Ca and Cu
d) Be and Bi

On the periodic table, an element's atomic number is the number of ______________ in its nucleus.
a) electrons
b) protons
c) neutrons
d) isotopes

Based on its location in the periodic table, which of the following is classified as a metal?
a) nitrogen
b) carbon
c) sulfur
d) sodium

The atomic weight of an atom is the total number of__________
a) protons
b) protons and electrons
c) protons and neutrons
d) electrons

Which element is located in group 1 of the periodic table?
a) K
b) He
c) B
d) Be

Vertical columns in the periodic table, which indicate an element's location within a period, are called
a) Groups
b) Periods
c) Metals
d) Valence Electrons

The order of the elements in the periodic table is based on the ____________.
a) number of protons in an atom of the element
b) number of neutrons in an atom of each element
c) number of electrons in an atom of each element
d) the order in which they were discovered

Electrons are in a defined region of space close to the nucleus called
a) periods
b) groups
c) orbitals
d) families

The horizontal rows in the periodic table are arranged according to the number of electrons in the atom's outer shell. What are these rows called?
a) columns
b) families
c) groups
d) periods

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