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1
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Identifty the chemical symbol: H

A

Hydrogen

2
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Identifty the chemical symbol: B

A

Boron

3
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Si

A

Silicon

4
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Ne

A

Neon

5
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Identify the only metal that is a liquid at room temperature.

A

Mercury (Hg)

6
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Identifty the chemical symbol: O

A

Oxygen

7
Q

Identify the 3 magnetic metals

A

Iron

Nickel

Cobalt

8
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Hg

A

Mercury

9
Q

What is an element?

A

A substance that cannot be broken down into other substances (a type of atom)

10
Q

Identifty the chemical symbol: Lithium

A

Li

11
Q

Identifty the chemical symbol: P

A

Phosphorous

12
Q

Identifty the chemical symbol: K

A

Potassium

13
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Na

A

Sodium

14
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Identifty the chemical symbol: N

A

Nitrogen

15
Q

Identifty the chemical symbol: C

A

Carbon

16
Q

Identifty the chemical symbol: S

A

Sulfur

17
Q

Identifty the chemical symbol: Fe

A

Iron

18
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Ca

A

Calcium

19
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What is a compound?

A

2 or more atoms of different elements strongly bonded together.

20
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Ar

A

Argon

21
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What is an atom?

A

The smallest part of an element that can exist

22
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Cl

A

Chlorine

23
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Be

A

Beryllium

24
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Au

A

Gold

25
Q

Identifty the chemical symbol: Ag

A

Silver

26
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Why do some chemical symbols not contain the same letters as their element? e.g. Fe = iron

A

Because they are based on the elemtns latin name e.g.

Fe = Ferrum = Latin for Iron

27
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Mg

A

Magnesium

28
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Identifty the chemical symbol: F

A

Fluorine

29
Q

What is a chemical symbol?

A

A one or two letter code for an element e.g. Mg = magnesium

30
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Identifty the chemical symbol: Al

A

Aluminium

31
Q

The periodic table is split into two regions called..

A

Metals

Non-metals

32
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What are the rules for writing a chemical symbol?

A

Always start with a capital letter

If there are 2 letters, the seconds is lowercase.

33
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Identifty the chemical symbol: He

A

Helium