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1

How many periods on the table?

7

2

Which element is named after Copenhagen?

Hafnium

3

Most electronegative and reactive of all elements?

Flourine

4

First element to be produced artificially

Technetium

5

Heaviest naturally-occuring nobel gas?

Radon

6

This guy won the nobel prize for changing the table and had an element named after him

Seaborg

7

He discovered nobel gasses and won a nobel prize

Ramsey

8

First scientific discovery of an element

Phosphorus by Brand

9

Element found in diamonds

carbon

10

highest melting/sublimation point of the elements

carbon

11

The origin of the name 'carbon'

Latin word carbo, for charcoal

12

4 most abundant elements in universe

hydrogen, helium, and oxygen, carbon

13

lowest melting point and boiling point of the elements

Helium

14

second-lightest element

Helium

15

second-least reactive noble gas (after neon)

Helium

16

lightest element.

Hydrogen

17

the most abundant element. About 75% of the element mass of the universe

Hydrogen

18

The most common isotope of hydrogen

protium, which has 1 proton and 0 neutrons.

19

used as a fuel by the space shuttle main engine and was associated with the famous explosion of the Hindenburg airship

Hydrogen

20

It comprises about 5.6% of the earth's crust and almost all of the earth's core.

Iron

21

How much of the human body is oxygen?

2/3

22

What color does white phosphorous glow when oxidizing?

Green

23

Most abundant metal in earth's crust

Aluminum

24

Lightest metallic element

Lithium

25

The only element in the halide family that is a liquid at room temperature and pressure is:

Bromine

26

most abundant in solar system,

Hydrogen

27

Makes up 78% of the air we breathe and is a fundamental component of proteins.

Nitrogen

28

Key component of LED's and high temperature thermometers.

Gallium

29

Very important use as semi-conductor. Also important for chemotherapy drugs.

Germanium

30

used in fireworks

Strontium

31

Most electro-positive and most alkaline metal.

Caesium

32

Most abundant of rare earth elements.

Cerium

33

W

Tungsten

34

The densest element of all

Osmium

35

the most malleable and ductile metal

Gold

36

He devised the periodic table

Mendeleev

37

Named after inventor of x-rays

Rogentenium

38

How many elements on the periodic table that occur in nature

90

39

rows of the periodic table are called

periods

40

The main difference between the modern periodic table and Mendeleev's periodic table

Mendeleev's table arranged the elements in order of increasing atomic weight while the modern table orders the elements by increasing atomic number