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The Periodic Table test

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
3. Each row in the periodic table ends with a _____.
a. metal
c. metalloid
b. nonmetal
d. noble gas
4. In going from left to right in any given row in the periodic table, the size of atoms generally _____.
a. increases
c. stays the same
b. decreases
d. changes randomly
5. The valence configuration shared by carbon, silicon, and germanium is _____.
a. 1s22s22p2
c. s2p2
b. 2s 2p
d. s2p4
6.When compared to the main group metals, transition metals have melting and boiling points that are _____.
a. always lower
c. about the same
b. usually higher
d. usually lower
7. Transition elements, such as chromium, are likely to have _____.
a. an oxidation number of 1+
c. multiple oxidation numbers
b. an oxidation number of 2+
d. a negative oxidation number
8. The most important alloy of zinc contains copper and is called _____.
a. steel
c. brass
b. zinc oxide
d. slag
9. The atoms of an element in Group 2 are _____ atoms of a Group 13 element in the same period.
a. larger than
c. the same size as
b. smaller than
d. impossible to compare with
____ 10. Ionic radii _____ down a group in the periodic table.
a. increase
c. stay the same
b. decrease
d. follow no pattern
____ 11. Alloys of magnesium are commonly used because they are _____.
a. heavy and strong
c. lightweight and strong
b. strong and rigid
d. reactive
____ 12. Plants need the alkaline earth element _____ in photosynthesis.
a. magnesium
c. strontium
b. calcium
d. barium
____ 13. Most transition metals have _____ oxidation state(s).
a. no
c. two
b. only one
d. multiple
____ 14. Transition metals have multiple oxidation states because of the involvement of the _____ electrons in
chemical bonding.
a. s
c. d
b. p
d. f
____ 15. Because transition metals have similar atomic radii, transition metals have _____ chemical properties.
a. similar
c. definitely different
b. no
d. identical
____ 16. Because of its ability to bond with oxygen, _____ is an essential element in the hemoglobin in blood.
a. tin
c. copper
b. iron
d. manganese
____ 17. The inner transition elements are found in the _____ block of the periodic table.
a. s
c. d
b. p
d. f
____ 18. Which category of elements have the property of being malleable and ductile?
a. gases
c. metalloids
b. metals
d. nonmetals
____ 19.
Which region contains elements with an electron configuration that ends with p3?
a. A
c. C
b. B
d. D
____ 20. Which is the halogen that is in Period 5?
a. Bromine (Br)
b. Strontium (Sr)
c. Iodine (I)
d. Xenon (Xe)
____ 21. Which metalloid is in the fourth period and the same group as Carbon?
a. Silicon
c. Tin
b. Germanium
d. Boron
____ 22. Which of the Group 13 elements is not a metal?
a. boron
c. gallium
b. aluminum
d. indium
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a. alkali metal
b. alkaline earth metal
c. halogen
____ 23. Fluorine, bromine, or iodine
____ 24. An element found in Group 1 of the periodic table
____ 25. In compounds, has an oxidation number of 2+
____ 26. Sodium or cesium
____ 27. In compounds, has an oxidation number of 1____ 28. An element found in Group 17
____ 29. Magnesium or barium
____ 30. In compounds, has an oxidation number of 1+
____ 31. An element found in Group 2
____ 32. Is denser and harder than its alkali neighbor
____ 33. Strontium, which is identified by the red color of fireworks
____ 34. Astatine is the largest of this family
Short Answer
The graph in Figure 8-1 shows the quantities of the top ten chemicals produced for the United States in
1994. Use this graph to answer some of these questions.
35. What nonmetal was produced in the largest quantity in 1994?