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Group 12 of the Periodic Table of Elements Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Zinc is resistant to corrosion. This makes it useful for what?

Question 2 2. What number is zinc on the periodic table?

Question 3 3. In which country is zinc said to have been discovered by Andreas Marggraf?

Question 4 4. Zinc is a part of brass, nickel, and silver, which are known as _____.

Question 5 5. How is zinc found on Earth?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a bodily function that requires zinc?

Question 7 7. Which group is not commonly considered to be at risk for zinc defiency?

Question 8 8. Excessive zinc intake can negatively impact which heart disease biomarker?

Question 9 9. What do some of the symptoms of zinc deficiency include?

Question 10 10. The food with the highest zinc content is

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Question 11 11. Which is NOT a way that cadmium is commonly used?

Question 12 12. How many protons does a cadmium atom contain?

Question 13 13. What is cadmium named after?

Question 14 14. What color is pure cadmium?

Question 15 15. Which category most accurately describes cadmium

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Question 16 16. What is the name of the popular alloy made of zinc and copper?

Question 17 17. Which of the following items are considered a personal care product containing zinc?

Question 18 18. Which American coin is made with a zinc core coated with a thin layer of copper?

Question 19 19. What is the name of the industrial process which covers steel and iron with zinc?

Question 20 20. Zinc-carbon, zinc-chloride, zinc-air, and zinc-alkaline are all examples of what common household items?

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Question 21 21. How did copernicium get its name?

Question 22 22. The half-life for copernicium-285 is 29 seconds. What does half-life refer to?

Question 23 23. For the initial discovery of copernicium, what two elements were combined?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT true about the element, copernicium?

Question 25 25. When was copernicium discovered?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is a symptom associated with BOTH zinc toxicity and zinc deficiency?

Question 27 27. Of the food sources listed below, which would provide you with the least amount of usable zinc?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements explains the relationship between zinc and other minerals?

Question 29 29. Cindy visited her doctor with a specific set of complaints. Based on her symptoms, her doctor suspects that Cindy may be suffering from a zinc deficiency. Why would the doctor believe this to be the proper diagnosis of Cindy's problem?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a function of zinc?

Group 12 of the Periodic Table of Elements Chapter Exam Instructions

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