Quizzes about the elements and periodic table are extremely popular. Here are some of the top chemistry quizzes that test your familiarity with the elements and understanding of the periodic table.
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Can you identify elements according to how they look? This quiz tests your ability to recognize pure elements by sight.
Do you know the symbols for the first 20 elements in the periodic table? I'll give you the name of the element. You choose the correct element symbol.
This is a 10-question multiple choice quiz that tests whether you can identify an element's group in the periodic table.
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Much of chemistry involves understanding concepts, but there are some facts worth memorizing. For example, students may be expected to know the atomic numbers of the elements, since they will spend a lot of time working with them. This 10-question multiple point quiz tests how well you know the atomic number of the first few elements of the periodic table.
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This 10-question multiple choice quiz focuses on how well you understand the organization of the periodic table and how it can be used to predict trends in element properties.
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One of the points of having a periodic table is that you can use the trends in element properties to predict how an element will behave based on its position in the table. This multiple choice quiz tests whether you know what the trends are in the periodic table.
Most elements are metals, so they are silvery, metallic, and difficult to tell apart on sight alone. However, some colors have distinctive colors. Can you recognize them?
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There are several elements which have symbols that don't seem to correspond to their names. That's because the symbols come from old names for the elements, from the era of alchemy or before the formation of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). Here's a multiple choice quiz to test your knowledge of the element names.
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Chemistry is one of those disciplines where spelling counts for something. This is especially true with the element symbols (C is quite a lot different from Ca), but also matters with respect to element names. Take this quiz to find out whether you know how to spell commonly mis-spelled element names.
Do you know the element names well enough to tell the difference between the name of a real element and one that is either made up or else is a compound? Here's your chance to find out.
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This is a simple matching quiz in which you match the name of one of the first 18 elements with its corresponding symbol.
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Element names are not the easiest words to spell! This hangman game offers factoids about the elements as hints. All you have to do is figure out what the element is and spell its name correctly. Sounds easy enough, right? Maybe not...