Electron Configurations in Atomic Energy Levels


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Which is the symbol for the element that contains six electrons in each of its neutral atoms?

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1. Which block is manganese (Mn) located in?

2. What is the maximum number of electrons that can be found in a 5p cluster (or orbital) of a single atom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The configuration of electrons in atomic energy levels is an important concept to understand in the study of chemistry, and this quiz and worksheet will help you test your understanding of these configurations. You'll be tested on the characteristics of certain elements that will reveal to you those elements' electron configuration

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying elements based on their electron count
  • Blocks
  • Visually recognizing the correct configurations for certain elements

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on electron configurations
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the organization of the periodic table to answer questions about elements' electron configurations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the periodic table and the individual elements to answer questions about visual representations of atoms

Additional Learning

To learn more review the accompanying lesson called Electron Configurations in Atomic Energy Levels. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the importance of electrons and their configuration to chemistry
  • Define the properties of groups of elements on the periodic table that tell you something about the configuration of that atom's electrons
  • Define electron configuration
  • Using electron configurations to predict the properties of certain elements