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Lesson: The Structure of the Periodic Table

Worksheet • 25 Questions

Q1:

Which of the following is a p-block element?

  • ALead
  • BCerium
  • CBarium
  • DNickel
  • EHydrogen

Q2:

Which of the following elements would most commonly form negative ions in a binary ionic compound?

  • A I
  • B A l
  • C I n
  • D C s
  • E P b

Q3:

In which group of the Periodic Table do atoms have a valence shell electron configuration of ( 𝑛 βˆ’ 1 ) 𝑛 d s 5 2 ?

Q4:

Which element is a halogen and in the same period as lithium?

  • AFluorine
  • BHydrogen
  • COxygen
  • DHelium
  • EChlorine

Q5:

Calcium is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • AAlkaline earth metals
  • BMetalloids
  • CAlkali metals
  • DTransition metals
  • ERare earth metals

Q6:

Which of the following is a lanthanide?

  • APraseodymium
  • BPotassium
  • CProtactinium
  • DPolonium
  • EPlutonium

Q7:

Selenium is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • AChalcogens
  • BPost-transition metals
  • CPnictogens
  • DNoble gases
  • EAlkaline earth metals

Q8:

Lithium is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • AAlkali metals
  • BRare earth metals
  • CAlkaline earth metals
  • DNoble metals
  • EActinides

Q9:

If the following elements were found in a binary ionic compound as monoatomic ions, what would their charge most likely be?

M g

  • A2+
  • B0
  • C+
  • D4+
  • E3+

A l

  • A3+
  • B0
  • C+
  • D4+
  • E2+

O

  • A 2 βˆ’
  • B 4 βˆ’
  • C0
  • D 3 βˆ’
  • E βˆ’

C l

  • A βˆ’
  • B 4 βˆ’
  • C0
  • D 3 βˆ’
  • E 2 βˆ’

C s

  • A+
  • B0
  • C2+
  • D4+
  • E3+

Q10:

Chlorine is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • AHalogens
  • BLanthanides
  • CPnictogens
  • DNoble gases
  • EChalcogens

Q11:

Which element is a noble gas and in the same period as germanium?

  • AKrypton
  • BIodine
  • CNeon
  • DArgon
  • EBromine

Q12:

Which of the following is a poor metal?

  • ATin
  • BGermanium
  • CZinc
  • DSilicon
  • EMercury

Q13:

Sulfur is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • AChalcogens
  • BMetalloids
  • CPnictogens
  • DPost-transition metals
  • EHalogens

Q14:

Which of the following generally decreases across a period?

  • AAtomic radius
  • BIonization energy
  • CRadius of the most stable ion
  • DElectron affinity
  • EEffective nuclear charge

Q15:

Which of the following is an actinide?

  • ALawrencium
  • BLutetium
  • CLanthanum
  • DLead
  • ELivermorium

Q16:

In which group of the Periodic Table do atoms have a valence shell electron configuration of ( 𝑛 βˆ’ 1 ) d5  𝑛 s2?

  • A7
  • B2
  • C5
  • D9
  • E3

Q17:

Which element is a chalcogen and in the same period as cadmium?

  • ATellurium
  • BIodine
  • CAntimony
  • DSelenium
  • EMercury

Q18:

In which group of the Periodic Table do atoms have a valence shell electron configuration of 𝑛 s 2 𝑛 p 3 ?

Q19:

Which element is an alkaline earth metal and in the same period as selenium?

  • ACalcium
  • BBarium
  • CPotassium
  • DSulfur
  • EStrontium

Q20:

Barium is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • AAlkaline earth metals
  • BPost-transition metals
  • CAlkali metals
  • DNoble metals
  • ELanthanides

Q21:

Which of the following is a main-group element?

  • APhosphorus
  • BUranium
  • CAmericium
  • DZinc
  • EManganese

Q22:

In which group of the Periodic Table do atoms have a valence shell electron configuration of 𝑛 s2  𝑛 p3?

Q23:

Which of the following elements would most commonly form positive ions in a binary ionic compound?

  • A C d
  • B P
  • C F
  • D O
  • E S

Q24:

Krypton is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • ANoble gases
  • BRare earth metals
  • CPnictogens
  • DActinides
  • EHalogens

Q25:

Sodium is an example of which group of elements in the Periodic Table?

  • AAlkali metals
  • BActinides
  • CAlkaline earth metals
  • DLanthanides
  • ERare earth metals
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