Worksheet: The Periodic Table

In this worksheet, we will practice defining groups, periods, and blocks and linking the properties of elements to their positions in the periodic table.

Q1:

The elements on the modern Periodic Table are organized left to right according to which property?

  • AReactivity
  • BRelative atomic mass
  • CDensity
  • DAtomic number
  • EMelting point

Q2:

Which of the following best describes a period in the Periodic Table?

  • AA collection of elements in a single diagonal
  • BA collection of elements in a single column
  • CAll elements with a specific number of neutrons in their nuclei
  • DA collection of elements in a single row
  • EAll nonmetals

Q3:

Which of the following best describes a group in the Periodic Table?

  • AA collection of elements in a single diagonal
  • BA collection of elements in a single row
  • CAll elements with a specific number of neutrons in their nuclei
  • DA collection of elements in a single column
  • EAll non-metals

Q4:

Elements in the same group of the Periodic Table contain an equal number of which atomic feature?

  • AValence electron shells
  • BElectron shells
  • CValence electron orbitals
  • DValence electrons
  • EElectrons

Q5:

Elements in the same period of the Periodic Table contain an equal number of which atomic feature?

  • AProtons
  • BElectron orbitals
  • CNeutrons
  • DElectron shells
  • EElectrons

Q6:

Which of the following shows a period on the Periodic Table?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q7:

Which of the following shows a group on the periodic table?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

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