Cadmium: Definition, Facts & Uses


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Which category most accurately describes cadmium

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1. What is cadmium named after?

2. Which is NOT a way that cadmium is commonly used?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test your knowledge of the physical and chemical characteristics of the element cadmium. Questions will ask you to demonstrate your grasp of the facts related to cadmium by selecting the most accurate answer of those offered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Subjects on this quiz include the following:

  • Cadmium's category on the periodic table
  • Uses of cadmium
  • Physical appearance of cadmium

Skills Practiced

You will also have the opportunity to strengthen your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related analytical chemistry lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how cadmium was named
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the atomic composition of cadmium

Additional Learning

You can bolster your knowledge about cadmium by studying the lesson that supplements this quiz, titled Cadmium: Definition, Facts & Uses. Within this lesson you will find information about:

  • Cadmium's atomic composition
  • The discovery of cadmium
  • Uses and detrimental effects of cadmium