Atoms and Elements 3
Chlorine is used to keep swimming pools clean using a chemical reaction.

Atoms and Elements 3

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Hydrogen and plutonium are just two examples of elements. Of the 118 known elements, the first 94 occur naturally on Earth. Of these, oxygen is the most abundant element in the Earth's crust (which is handy as we need oxygen to survive!).

Test your knowledge in our third Science quiz on Atoms and Elements.

1.
When two elements combine, the name of the compound will end in .......
-ATE
-IDE
-ITE
-IUM
2.
Which of these substances is an element?
Chlorine
Ice
Methane
Sodium chloride
3.
When the elements lead and bromine combine together, the name of the substance formed is called .......
Lead bromate
Lead bromide
Lead bromite
Lead bromium
4.
Which of these substances is an element?
Air
Fire
Oxygen
Water
5.
The correct chemical symbol for magnesium is .......
Mg
mg
MG
mG
If the symbol has two letters only the first is a capital
6.
An element is a substance that .......
Can be split up by physical methods
Can be split up into simpler parts by a chemical reaction
Is made up of different kinds of atom
Is made up of only one kind of atom
7.
Which of these show a diatomic element?
CO
H₂
He
SO₂
Diatomic = 2 atoms. Element = Single substance
8.
C is the correct chemical symbol for .......
Calcium
Carbon
Chlorine
Cobalt
9.
Which of these metals is a pure element?
Brass
Bronze
Silver
Steel
The others are are all mixtures of two or more elements
10.
The smallest part of an element is called .......
A mixture
A molecule
An atom
An ion
Author:  Sue Davison

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