Chemistry of Transition & Inner-Transition Elements Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In ore, what is the material that has no commercial value called?

Question 2 2.

Use the clue to identify the type of processing and extraction of metals:

Uses bubbles to make certain materials float

Question 3 3. Which statement about the occurrence of metals is FALSE?

Question 4 4.

In the reaction below, which element is reduced?

ZnO(s) + C(s) + heat → Zn(g) + CO(g)

Question 5 5. Use the reactivity series to determine which statement is true.

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Question 6 6. Copper(II) oxide has the formula Cu2 O. Which element could reduce the copper into elemental form?

Question 7 7. As you move from top to bottom on the periodic table, what generally happens to the metallic character of elements?

Question 8 8. Which two elements would have the most similar atomic radii?

Question 9 9. As you move from left to right on the periodic table, what generally happens to the metallic character of elements?

Question 10 10. What is one characteristic used to order elements within the periodic table ?

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Question 11 11. Transition metals of the Actinide series are all _____.

Question 12 12. The Lanthanide series of transition metals also are known as _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements best defines the oxidation state?

Question 14 14. The d-block metals are often referred to as which one of the following?

Question 15 15. Which term refers to the arrangement of the electrons in the orbitals of metals?

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Question 16 16. How does the electrolysis method of refining work?

Question 17 17. Which method utilizes the crystallization of metals?

Question 18 18. Which of the following methods is typically used to refine gold?

Question 19 19. Which of the following elements is NOT part of the actinoid series?

Question 20 20. Why does the lanthanoid contraction occur?

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Question 21 21. What are the two rows below the periodic table called?

Question 22 22. Why is it uncommon to find alkaline earth metals in their pure form?

Question 23 23. Which of the following ions are important in human nutrition?

Question 24 24. The 'alkaline' in alkaline earth metals refers to which one of the following?

Question 25 25. _____ is one of the three processes to make an alloy.

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Question 26 26. How much copper would need to be added to pure gold to create a 14 karat (58%) alloy for a ring that is supposed to weigh 300 grams?

Question 27 27. When compared with their counterpart pure metals, alloys typically have a(n) _____ melting point.

Question 28 28. Which type of processing and extraction uses magnetic properties to separate the ore?

Question 29 29. In the compound MgO, the oxygen has a -2 charge. What is the charge on the magnesium?

Question 30 30. Why are metals good conductors of electricity?

Chemistry of Transition & Inner-Transition Elements Chapter Exam Instructions

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