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Chemistry AQA GCSE:
Periodic Table

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You will need a copy of the periodic table!

1. The elements in the modern Periodic Table are arranged in order of..
  • A.   Relative Atomic Mass
  • B.   Mass Number
  • C.   Reactivity
  • D.   Atomic number
2. The group of elements which form ions with a 1+ charge is..
  • A.   group 1
  • B.   group 2
  • C.   group 6
  • D.   group 7
3. Which statement about elements in the same period of the Periodic Table is correct?
  • A.   they all react in a similar way
  • B.   they all have the same number of outer shell electrons
  • C.   they all have the same number of occupied shells
  • D.   they become more metallic as you move from left to right
4. The atomic number of an element  is the number of..
  • A.   protons in the nucleus
  • B.   neutrons in the nucleus
  • C.   electrons in the outer shell
  • D.   protons plus neutrons in the nucleus
5. The element in group 2 and period 4 of the Periodic Table is..
  • A.   a metal with 4 outer shell electrons
  • B.   a metal with 2 outer shell electrons
  • C.   a non-metal with 4 outer shell electrons
  • D.   a non-metal with 2 outer shell electrons
6. The chemical properties of an element depend on the number of ...
  • A. protons in the nucleus
  • B. electrons in the outer shell
  • C. neutrons in the nucleus
  • D. electrons in the inner shell
7. What property of elements increases as you move from left to right across the Periodic Table?
  • A.   number of electron shells
  • B.   metallic character
  • C.   number of outer shell electrons
  • D.   tendency to form positive ions

Q8-9:
A diagram of the Periodic Table is shown below. A, B, C and D are different elements.

periodic table outline

 
8. Which element exists as diatomic molecule?
9. Which element has 2 electrons in its outer shell?
10. Which statement is true about the Periodic Table?

Most elements are..

  • A.  metals and are found on the right
  • B.   metals and are found on the left and in the middle
  • C.   non-metals and are found on the right
  • D.   non-metals and are found on the left and middle