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The Periodic Table Quiz




The Periodic Table Quiz


1. When was the periodic table invented?
1859
1869
1954
2. Who invented the periodic table?
Dmitry Mendeleev
Dmitry Mendeleev and Lothar Meyer
Albert Einstein
3. The periodic table is:
not so important
important
very important
4. Which is the first element in the periodic table?
Helium
Gold
Hydrogen
5. Aurum is:
the Greek name of gold
the Hebrew name of gold
the Latin name of gold
6. The rows of the periodic table are called:
rows
periods
lines
7. The columns of the periodic table are called:
groups
periodicals
elements
8. Mg is the symbol for:
milligram
megahertz
magnesium
9. All of the elements in a period have the same:
atomic weight
number of atomic shells
color
10. All of the elements in a group have the same number of:
neutrons
molecules
electrons in their outer shell
11. The periodic table is called this way because:
it describes the periodic motion of celestial bodies.
it describes the periodic arrangement of chemical elements.
it describes the signs of the zodiac in a new way.
12. Pu is the symbol for:
plutonium
Pluto
pollution.
13. What is the atomic number?
the number of electrons in an atom.
the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
the number of shells belonging to an atom
14. Where, in the periodic table, are located the noble gases?
in the far left column of the periodic table
in the far right column of the periodic table
in the middle of the periodic table
15. Which has a greater atomic number, uranium or plutonium?
uranium
plutonium
both have the same atomic number
16. "C" is the symbol for:
Carbon
the C programming language
the speed of light





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