The Diagonal Relationship, Metallic Character, and Boiling Point


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Which two elements would have the most similar atomic radii?

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1. Why are metals good conductors of electricity?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will mainly test you on the definitions of key terms. Some questions will give you definitions and you will need to match them to the correct term. Other questions will ask you about the characteristics and properties of a term related to the material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • Diagonal relationships
  • Metallic characters
  • Boiling points
  • The periodic table
  • Conductors

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of diagonal relationships
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the periodic table in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding metals and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding boiling points

Additional Learning

Make sure to also peruse the lesson The Diagonal Relationship, Metallic Character, and Boiling Point. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Explaining periodic trends
  • Defining the diagonal relationship
  • Understanding metallic character
  • Exploring boiling points