Quiz: Can You Pass a Basic Chemistry Test?
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Can You Pass a Basic Chemistry Test?
By: Allison Lips
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About This Quiz

When we think about chemistry, we tend to think about the periodic table. Everyone knows helium, hydrogen, copper and gold. However, have you kept up with the newest elements? In 2016, nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine, and oganession were officially named and added to the periodic table. Don't worry! We won't ask you to name all 118 known elements. Considering, some elements have had more than one name throughout history, that would be a hard feat for even the most acclaimed chemist to accomplish.

Besides, chemistry is so much more than naming elements and finding them on the periodic table. If anything, memorizing the periodic table is boring. The exciting part of chemistry is how those elements interact and seeing the chemical reactions. Explosions, solvents and the states of matter are what gets kids excited.

This quiz will test you on chemistry knowledge that you learned in school. Remember the various states of matter? How about the groups on the periodic table? Do you know the different types of bonds? Can you explain what the pH scale measures? What about the difference between an exothermic and an endothermic reaction? Find out how well you remember those chemistry lessons! We may ask about condensation, but we won't be condescending!





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Which common liquid has the chemical formula H20?
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NaCl is the chemical formula for what?
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What is the atomic number of an element equivalent to?
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What kind of charge does a proton have?
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Which part of an atom has no charge?
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Which element has an atomic number of 1?
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What is helium's atomic number?
5
2
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Ag is the chemical symbol for which precious metal?
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Which element is not radioactive?
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Which common cleaning product has the chemical formula NH3?
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Which is not a state of matter?
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Carbon dioxide has how many oxygen atoms?
2
1
6
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What are the members of the periodic table's group 18 better known as?
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When an atom loses an electron, what does it become?
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When two or more atoms bond, what forms?
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Solutions with a pH greater than 7 are called what?
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Which of the following is not a type of chemical bond?
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What is the smallest unit of matter?
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Which number of the pH scale is considered neutral?
1
7
4
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Which type of molecule has an uneven sharing of electrons?
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What kind of chemical reaction absorbs heat from the environment?
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Which information is not given on the periodic table?
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What is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature?
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What kind of solvent is water known as?
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Which of the following is not an alkali metal?
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What does a catalyst do to a chemical reaction?
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At what point does a liquid turn into a gas?
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Which element has a chemical symbol K?
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The periodic table is organized by what?
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What element do all organic compounds contain?
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Liquids have a definite volume, but no definite what at room temperature?
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What is the ratio of mass to volume of an object called?
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Which of the following is not a noble gas?
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