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1. In which set do the three particles each have the 7.

Transition metals often have variable oxidation


same total number of electrons? states and form coloured compounds. Which of
a) Cl- Br- I- these transition metals is an exception?
b) F- Ne Na+ a) chromium b) zinc
c) K+ Ca2+ Br- c) iron d) copper
d) Li+ Na+ K+ 8. X, Y and Z are three elements in the same period
2. Rubidium, Rb, is in the same group of the periodic of the periodic table. X is a non-metal, Y a metal
table as sodium. and Z a transition metal. Which is the correct
Which products are obtained from the electrolysis of order of these elements in the periodic table,
concentrated aqueous rubidium chloride? moving across the period from left to right?
Cathode solution a) XYZ b) XZY
Product produced c) ZYX d) YZX
1. Hydrogen acidic 9. Which of the following pairs of elements would
2. Hydrogen alkaline react together most violently?
3. Rubidium acidic a) lithium and chlorine
4. Rubidium alkaline b) sodium and bromine
3. Which of these statements about metals has no c) calcium oxygen
exceptions to it? d) potassium and fluorine
a) metals are solids 10. Rubidium(Rb) belongs to the same family as the
b) metals form positive ions elements sodium and potassium. Which of the
c) metals from alkaline oxides following is not true? Rubidium
d) metals have high melting points a) is stored under the surface of oil
4. Which of these statements about halogens is true? b) burns in chlorine to form a solid chloride RbCl
a) bromine is a reddish brown gas at room c) is a light metal
temperature d) burns in air to form an acidic oxide, Rb2O
b) fluorine is less reactive than chlorine 11. Which of the following does not show a correct
c) chlorine is a colorless gas use for a given noble gas?
d) they form diatomic molecules a) helium air balloons
5. Elements is Group I of the Periodic table b) krypton electronic valves
a) are called alkaline earth metals c) argon wedding
b) are typical metals d) neon advertising lights
c) have the same proton number 12. Strontium(Sr) is an element is Group II of the
d) have similar chemical properties periodic table, together with magnesium and
6. From the following proton numbers, which two calcium. Which of the following is an incorrect
would be the least reactive elements? formula?
2, 8, 12, 18 a) SrNO3 b) SrO
a) 2 and 8 b) 2 and 18 c) SrCO3 d) SrCl2
c) 8 and 12 d) 8 and 18
13 The chemical properties of an element depend mainly on the number of

A electrons in the innermost shell.


B electrons in the outermost shell.
C fully occupied shells of electrons.
D partly occupied shells of electrons.
14 An element X is in Group III of the Periodic Table.

Which property of X can be predicted from this fact?

A the charge on an ion of X


B the colour of the ion of X
C the melting point of X
D the relative atomic mass, Ar, of X
15 The table compares the properties of Group I elements with those of transition elements.

Which entry in the table is correct?

property Group I elements transition elements

A catalytic activity low high


B density high low
C electrical conductivity low high
D melting point high low

16 Caesium is near the bottom of Group I of the Periodic Table.

What is the correct description of caesium?

state at room reaction with


temperature cold water

A liquid reacts quickly


B liquid reacts slowly
C solid reacts quickly
D solid reacts slowly
17 Element X is at the left-hand side of the Periodic Table.

Which line in the table shows the correct type and property of the oxide of X?

type of oxide property of oxide

A metallic acidic
B metallic basic
C non-metallic acidic
D non-metallic basic
18 The diagram shows the positions of some elements in the Periodic Table.

Z
W
X
Y

Which elements form ionic bonds with oxygen?

A W only
B W and X only
C Y only
D Y and Z only
19 The diagram shows an outline of part of the Periodic Table.

W
X
Y Z

Which two elements could form a covalent compound?

A W and X B W and Y C X and Y D X and Z

20 A student is asked to complete two sentences.

Metallic and non-metallic elements are classified in the 1. This can be used to 2
the properties of elements.

Which words correctly complete the gaps?

gap 1 gap 2

A Periodic Table measure


B Periodic Table predict
C reactivity series measure
D reactivity series predict

p
21 An atom has the symbol q X.

Which value determines the position of the element in the Periodic Table?

A p
B q
C pq
D p+q

22 Element Y is in the second Period of the Periodic Table. An atom of element Z has six more
protons than an atom of element Y.

Which statement must be correct?

A Elements Y and Z are in the same Period.


B Elements Y and Z have the same number of electrons in the first shell.
C Element Z has six more electrons in its outer shell than element Y.
D The nucleon number of element Z is six more than that of element Y.

p
23 An atom has the symbol q X.

Which value determines the position of the element in the Periodic Table?

A p
B q
C pq
D p+q

24 Element Y is in the second Period of the Periodic Table. An atom of element Z has six more
protons than an atom of element Y.

Which statement must be correct?

A Elements Y and Z are in the same Period.


B Elements Y and Z have the same number of electrons in the first shell.
C Element Z has six more electrons in its outer shell than element Y.
D The nucleon number of element Z is six more than that of element Y.

25 Which row shows the change that takes place when element X gains the new particle shown?

particle gained change

A electron an isotope of element X is formed


B electron the element one place to the right of X in the Periodic Table is formed
C proton an isotope of element X is formed
D proton the element one place to the right of X in the Periodic Table is formed
26 Rubidium is in Group I and bromine is in Group VII of the Periodic Table.

How is a compound formed between rubidium and bromine?

A Each atom of bromine shares an electron with an atom of rubidium.


B Each atom of bromine shares a pair of electrons with an atom of rubidium.
C Each atom of bromine gives an electron to an atom of rubidium.
D Each atom of bromine receives an electron from an atom of rubidium.