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Where are the nonmetal elements located on the periodic table?
a) on the right side
b) on the left side
c) in the middle
d) along the zig-zag staircase

What type of elements are semiconductors?
a) metalloids
b) nonmetals
c) metals
d) noble gases

Which of the following is a reason metal elements are used for making electrical wires instead of nonmetal elements?
a) high conductivity
b) high density
c) cost
d) magnetism

What can you predict based on where an element is located on the periodic table?
a) reactivity
b) symbol
c) name
d) when it was discovered

What part of an atom determines what element it is?
a) protons
b) neutrons
c) electrons
d) atoms

The horizontal rows on the periodic table are called _______.
a) periods
b) groups
c) families
d) metalloids

What do elements in the same group (family) have in common?
a) chemical and physical properties
b) similar chemical symbols
c) number of protons
d) mass

Which of the following groups (families) is nonreactive and does not bond with other elements?
a) Noble Gases
b) Alkali Metals
c) Transition Metals
d) Metalloids

The atomic number of an element is the number of ____________.
a) Protons
b) Neutrons
c) Electrons
d) Bonds it can make

If you want a metal element that can be pounded flat or rolled into pipes, what property do you want it to have?
a) malleability
b) conductivity
c) magnetism
d) high density

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