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This quiz tests your knowledge of Atoms, Protons, Neutrons and Electrons

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Atoms, Protons, Neutrons & Electrons quiz

Question 1 of 10

1

How is an electron charged?

Select one of the following:

  • Neutrally

  • Negatively

  • Positively

Explanation

Question 2 of 10

1

Who discovered the electron?

Select one of the following:

  • JJ Thompson

  • Friedrich Hund

  • James Chadwick

Explanation

Question 3 of 10

1

How many electrons can the P orbital hold?

Select one of the following:

  • 4

  • 2

  • 6

  • There is no limit

Explanation

Question 4 of 10

1

The Aufbau principle states that:

Select one of the following:

  • Electrons must fill orbitals starting with the lowest energy level available

  • If there are two electrons in the same orbital, they must spin in opposite directions

  • Electrons must have a negative charge

Explanation

Question 5 of 10

1

How is a proton charged?

Select one of the following:

  • Positively

  • Neutrally

  • Negatively

Explanation

Question 6 of 10

1

Which is the lightest of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • An electron

  • A proton

  • A neutron

Explanation

Question 7 of 10

1

If an atom is negatively charged it is called:

Select one of the following:

  • A cation

  • An anion

  • An ion

Explanation

Question 8 of 10

1

The atomic number of an atom is:

Select one of the following:

  • The amount of electrons and neutrons in the atom

  • The amount of protons in the atom

  • The charge on the atom

Explanation

Question 9 of 10

1

The modern periodic table is arranged by:

Select one of the following:

  • Atomic number

  • Name

  • Atomic Weight

Explanation

Question 10 of 10

1

Where are the neutrons in the atom?

Select one of the following:

  • Orbiting the nucleus

  • Floating around randomly

  • In the nucleus

Explanation