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Electronic Structure and

Periodicity
Prepa red
A rvi Bordeos
Ol iver Fortad es
How en Vib ar
Haz el Carul lo
Ari ann e N agramp a

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1. As one moves from down ( ) a group on the


periodic table, the electronegativity of the elements
encountered tends to:
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a. decrease
b. stay the same
c. increase
Answer:

a.
DECREASE

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2. A fluorine atom has nine valence


electrons.
True or False ?
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Answer:

FALSE

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3. A vertical column ( ) of elements

on the periodic table may also be


referred to as a:
series
b. family
c. period
d. group
a.
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FAMILY

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4. The least electronegative elements are the:


a. Alkali metals
b. Noble gases
c. Halogens
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d. Metalloids

Answer:

ALKALI
METALS

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5. Anions have a ______________ charge and are


______________ than the atoms from which they formed.
a.
negative/larger
b.
positive/smaller
c.
positive/larger
d.
negative/smaller

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Answer:

NEGATIVE/LARGE
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6. The elements with the smallest atomic radii


are found in the:
a.
b.

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c.
d.

upper left-hand corner of the periodic table


lower right-hand corner of the periodic table
upper right-hand corner of the periodic table
lower left-hand corner of the periodic table

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7. The energy required to remove an electron


from an atom is known as:
a. ionization energy
b. electronegativity
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c. electron affinity
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d. radioactivity
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Answer:

IONIZATION
ENERGY

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8. Given the representation of a chlorine


atom, which circle might represent an
atom of bromine?
a. Circle D
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b. Circle C
c. Circle B
d. None of these
Answer:

a. Circle D

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9.Which of the following elements has the


smallest atomic size?
a. C
b. O
c. N
d. F

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10. A fluorine atom has nine valence


electrons.
True or False ?
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Answer:

FALSE

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1. Which of these elements would have


the lowest first ionization energy?
a. Element C
b. Element A
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c. Element B
d. Element D

Answer:

Element
D

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2. Alkali metals acquire a noble gas electron


configuration by gaining or losing how many
electrons?
a. Gaining two electrons
b. Losing two electrons
c. Losing one electron
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d. Gaining one electron
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3. In the Bohr model of the atom, the greatest


energy would be emitted if an electron relaxed
from the n = 5 orbit to which orbit?
a. n = 3
b. n = 1
c. n = 2
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d. n = 9
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4. The atomic radius of F, Br, and I are 64, 114,


and 138 pm respectively. From this information
(and not your book) estimate a reasonable atomic
radius of Cl.
a. 53 pm
b. 89 pm
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c. 126 pm
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d. 162 pm
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e. 196 pm

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5. How many electrons are present in the atom


with electronic structure 1s22s62p63s1?
a. 88
b. 8
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c. 6
d. 11
e. 12
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6. Niels Bohr is credited with what scientific


contribution?
a. The discovery of the electron
b. The discovery of the photon
c. The observation that matter emits light
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d. The discovery of the equation E = hv
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e. The theory that electrons in atoms are
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7. Locate in the periodic table the


element that has the last 3d electron.
a. Cd
b. Ar
c. Na
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e. Zn
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8. What is the outer electronic configuration for


U?
a. [Rn]7s26f3
b. [Rn]7s26d105f3
c. [Rn]7s25f3
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d. [Xe]7s25f3
e. [Rn]5f3
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9. Which one of the following describes the


Bohr theory?
a.
b.
c.

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d.
e.

Light is emitted when matter is excited.


No two electrons can occupy the same spin orbital.
One cannot know simultaneously the exact position
and the exact momentum of a particle.
Electrons in atoms are arranged in shells with
discrete energies.
Electrons repel each other.
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10. Determine the number of unpaired


electrons in an atom of nitrogen.
a. 3
b. 2
c. 4
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1. Which element has an outer electron

configuration 3s23p3?
a. B
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b. N
c. As
d. P
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2. Of the following elements, which one would


have the largest radius?
a. Potassium (K, atomic #19)
b. Hydrogen (H, atomic #1)
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c. Sodium (Na, atomic #11)


d. Cesium (Cs, atomic #55)
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3. The most active metals are located in the:


a. upper left hand corner of the periodic

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table
b. upper right hand corner of the periodic
table
c. lower left hand corner of the periodic
table
Answer:
d. lower right hand
corner of the periodic
table
C

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4. What is the electron configuration for Br - ?


State the number of valence electrons.
a. . 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p65s24d105p5 with 7
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valence electrons
b. 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p5 with 7 valence
electrons
c. 1s22s22p63s23p64s24p5 with 5 valence
electrons
d. 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p65s25p5 with 5
valence electrons
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5. The Hindenburg burst into flames because it


was filled with which gas?
a. Argon
b. Hydrogen
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c. Helium
d. Neon
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6. Order the following ions from largest to


smallest radii; Be2+, Sr2+ , O2-, S2a. Be2+, O2-, S2-, Sr2+
b. Sr2+, O2-, Be2+, S2c. S2-, O2-, Sr2+, Be2+
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d. O2-, Be2+, Sr2+, S2seconds
e. Be2+, Sr2+, O2-, S2remainin
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7. Which of the following compounds has the


most hydrogen atoms per formula unit?
a. Ca(HCO3)2
b. (NH4)2SO4
c. Al2(HPO4)3
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d. (NH4)3PO4
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e. None of these
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8. Which one of the following is the correct


electronic configuration for Ca2+?
a. 1s22s22p63s2
b. 1s22s22p6
c. 1s22s22p63s23p6
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d. 1s22s22p63s23p64s
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e. 1s22s22p63s23p6
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9. Which one of the following represents the


energy level diagram for oxygen?
a.
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b.

c.

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10. The following energy level diagram


represents the outermost shell of what ground
state element?
a. N
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b. Cl
c. F
d. C
e. Mg

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