Properties & Uses of Compounds of Group 2 Elements


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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of group 2 elements?

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1. Which element is NOT a group 2 element?

2. Which elements make up quicklime?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet set helps you measure your knowledge of group 2 elements from the periodic table of elements. Answer questions about these elements and their uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll test your understanding of:

  • Characteristics of group 2 elements
  • Elements in group 2 of the periodic table
  • The elementary components of quicklime

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as group 2 compounds that can be found in the Great Salt Lake
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding some of the characteristics of group 2 elements
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the group 2 elements that make up plaster of paris and quicklime

Additional Learning

Find out more about this part of the periodic table of elements by reviewing the lesson titled Properties & Uses of Compounds of Group 2 Elements. New concepts covered will include:

  • Other names for group 2 elements
  • Valence electrons and reactivity
  • Major components in cement