Noble Gases (Group 8A Elements): Definition & Properties


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How many valence electrons do most of the Noble Gases have?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a property the Noble Gases share?

2. Which of the following is a use for the Noble Gases?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The noble gases are a set of chemical elements that behave similarly. Test yourself on this group of gases with these practice questions about their reactivity and applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions on this quiz cover the following characteristics of noble gases:

  • Number of valence electrons
  • Properties these elements share
  • Where each gas can be found in everyday life

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - read the lesson about the noble gases and answer questions about their properties
  • Making connections - show that you can identify the real-world uses of various noble gases
  • Information recall - remember which noble gas can be deadly and how many valence electrons most noble gases have

Additional Learning

Read the corresponding lesson called Noble Gases (Group 8A Elements): Definition & Properties to review more about these elements. In this lesson, learn about:

  • Several names for the noble gases group
  • Stability of the noble gases
  • Placement of these elements on the periodic table
  • How helium differs from the other noble gases