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Chemistry Edexcel iGCSE:
Periodic Table + Groups

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You will need a copy of the periodic table!

1. The elements in the 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. Noble gases are unreactive because they..
  • A.   all have a full outer shell
  • B.   all have 8 electrons in their outer shell
  • C.   are all monatomic gases
  • D.   are in Group 0 of the Periodic Table
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 magnesium ion, Mg2+, has the same electronic configuration as an atom of..
  • A.   helium
  • B.   neon
  • C.   argon
  • D.   krypton
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. Magnesium burns in air to form magnesium oxide. Magnesium oxide is..
  • A.   a basic oxide formed from a metal
  • B.   a basic oxide formed from a non-metal
  • C.   an acidic oxide formed from a metal
  • D.   an acidic oxide formed from a non-metal