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Atom, Elements, and Compound Quiz

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Quiz Questions

  • 1.
    Which of these is the smallest particle?
    • A.
      An atom
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: The smallest particle is an atom
    • B.
      A molecule
    • C.
      A speck of dust
  • 2.
    Which of these is the correct symbol for magnesium?
    • A.
      MG
    • B.
      mg
    • C.
      Mg
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: The symbol for Magnesium is Mg. When two letters are used, the first letter is always upper case.
  • 3.
    Which statement about atoms and molecule is correct?
    • A.
      Elements always exist as separate atoms
    • B.
      Elements always exist as pairs of atoms called molecules
    • C.
      Elements and compounds can exist as molecules
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: Elements and compounds can exist as molecules
  • 4.
    How many different atoms are there in a compound?
    • A.
      One
    • B.
      Always two
    • C.
      Two or more
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: There are two or more atoms in a compound
  • 5.
    Approximately, how many elements are there?
    • A.
      100
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: There are approximately 100 elements listed on the periodic table.
    • B.
      40
    • C.
      1,000,000
  • 6.
    Which one is a compound?
    • A.
      Water
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: Water is compound because it is made from hydrogen and oxygen.
    • B.
      Hydrogen
    • C.
      Helium
  • 7.
    Which of these contains two carbon atoms and six hydrogen atoms?
    • A.
      CH4
    • B.
      C2H6
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: C2H6 contains six atoms of hydrogen.
    • C.
      C2H4
  • 8.
    Which of these contains four hydrogen atoms?
    • A.
      CH3OH
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: CH3OH contains four hydrogen atoms.
    • B.
      H2O
    • C.
      H2O2
  • 9.
    How many atoms are there in total in a molecule of sulfur trioxide, SO3?
    • A.
      Two
    • B.
      Three
    • C.
      Four
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: There are four atoms in total in a molecule of sulfur trioxide.
  • 10.
    Why does air not have a definite formula?
    • A.
      It contains different amounts of water depending on where you are
    • B.
      It depends on the temperature
    • C.
      It is not a compound
      (Correct Answer)
      Explanation: Air is a mixture, so it doesn't have a definite formula.

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