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PS Unit 2 Test - Properties of Atoms

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

____ 1. Elements in the same period have the same number of valence electrons.
____ 2. The halogens tend to gain 1 electron.
____ 3. Average atomic mass can not be found on the periodic table.
____ 4. Isotopes of the same element have different numbers of protons.
____ 5. Hydrogen is a considered to be a metal.

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

____ 6. Aluminum (Al) is a


a. Alkaline Earth Metal c. Transition Metal
b. Alkali Metal d. Metalloid
____ 7. Each vertical column of the periodic table is called a
a. class c. group
b. family d. period
____ 8. What is the charge of the neutron?
a. Positive c. Neutral
b. Negative d. None of these
____ 9. Which group is very stable and unreactive?
a. Alkaline Earth Metals c. Halogens
b. Alkali Metals d. Noble Gases
____ 10. Which of the following elements has 1 valence electron?
a. Na c. B
b. Cl d. Ca
____ 11. What group is Al in?
a. 2 c. 5
b. 3 d. 13
____ 12. Atomic number is equal to the number of
a. protons c. electrons
b. neutrons d. protons plus neutrons
____ 13. The mass of the proton is _______________ the mass of the neutron
a. Greater than c. Equal to
b. Less than d. None of these
____ 14. Be has ____________ energy levels as B
a. More c. The same
b. Less d. There is no way to tell

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____ 15. The atom that has 5 protons, 5 neutrons, and 5 electrons is
a. Boron-5 c. Boron-15
b. Boron-10 d. Phosphorous-10
____ 16. What period is Phosphorous in?
a. 1 c. 3
b. 2 d. 15
____ 17. Potassium (K) is a
a. Alkaline Earth Metal c. Transition Metal
b. Alkali Metal d. Metalloid
____ 18. The mass of the electron is _______________ the mass of the proton.
a. Greater than c. Equal to
b. Less than d. None of these

____ 19.
In the symbol above, what does the 14 mean?
a. Atomic number c. Average atomic mass
b. Mass number d. Isotope number
____ 20. The mass of the electron is _______________ the mass of the neutron.
a. Greater than c. Equal to
b. Less than d. None of these
____ 21. Na has _______ protons and ________ electrons.
+

a. 10;10 c. 11;10
b. 11;11 d. 10;11
____ 22. The elements in group 14 have
a. More valence electrons than the c. More valence electrons than the Alkali
halogens metals

b. 14 valence electrons d. Have different numbers of valence


electrons
____ 23. What is the charge of the electron?
a. Positive c. Neutral
b. Negative d. None of these
____ 24. What is the average atomic mass of Carbon?
a. 6 c. 12.01
b. 12 d. 14
____ 25. Each horizontal row on the periodic table is called a
a. class c. group
b. family d. period

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____ 26. How many valence electrons do all the elements in group 15 have?
a. 2 c. 5
b. 3 d. 15
____ 27. What is the charge of the nucleus?
a. Positive c. Neutral
b. Negative d. None of these
____ 28. Except for Helium (He), how many valence electrons must an atom have to be stable?
a. 2 c. 8
b. 6 d. 10
____ 29. How many protons does Silicon-29 have?
a. 14 c. 28.09
b. 15 d. 29
____ 30. Argon (Ar) is a
a. Alkaline Earth Metal c. Halogen
b. Metalloid d. Noble Gas
____ 31. Chlorine (Cl) is a
a. Alkaline Earth Metal c. Halogen
b. Metalloid d. Noble Gas
____ 32. Which particle(s) is (are) located in the nucleus?
a. Protons c. Protons and electrons
b. Neutrons d. Protons and neutrons
____ 33. How many valence electrons do the Alkaline Earth Metals have?
a. 1 c. 3
b. 2 d. 4
____ 34. How many valence electrons do the Halogens have?
a. 5 c. 7
b. 6 d. 8

Problem

35. Draw a Bohr model of Phosphorous-31 in the space below.

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PS Unit 2 Test - Properties of Atoms


Answer Section

TRUE/FALSE

1. ANS: F PTS: 1
2. ANS: T PTS: 1
3. ANS: F PTS: 1
4. ANS: F PTS: 1
5. ANS: F PTS: 1

MULTIPLE CHOICE

6. ANS: D PTS: 1
7. ANS: C PTS: 1
8. ANS: C PTS: 1
9. ANS: D PTS: 1
10. ANS: A PTS: 1
11. ANS: D PTS: 1
12. ANS: A PTS: 1
13. ANS: C PTS: 1
14. ANS: C PTS: 1
15. ANS: B PTS: 1
16. ANS: C PTS: 1
17. ANS: B PTS: 1
18. ANS: B PTS: 1
19. ANS: B PTS: 1
20. ANS: B PTS: 1
21. ANS: C PTS: 1
22. ANS: C PTS: 1
23. ANS: B PTS: 1
24. ANS: C PTS: 1
25. ANS: D PTS: 1
26. ANS: C PTS: 1
27. ANS: A PTS: 1
28. ANS: C PTS: 1
29. ANS: A PTS: 1
30. ANS: D PTS: 1
31. ANS: C PTS: 1
32. ANS: D PTS: 1
33. ANS: B PTS: 1
34. ANS: C PTS: 1

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PROBLEM

35. ANS:
15 p 16 n 15 e

PTS: 1

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PS Unit 2 Test - Properties of Atoms [Answer Strip] ID: A

B
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C
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F
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B
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T
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F
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F B
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F
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D
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C
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D
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B
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D
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C
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B
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C
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C
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D
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C
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A
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D
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A B
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C
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C
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D
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C
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