Inert Gas: Definition, Types & Examples


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Which of the following best defines an inert gas?

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1. Which one of the following groups contains only inert gases?

2. Which one of the following statements explains why inert gases react the way they do with other substances?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is an inert gas? Use this interactive quiz and printable worksheet to check your knowledge of this topic and highlight some important vocabulary terms you will need to know to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on the following terms and topics:

  • Properties of inert gas
  • Examples of inert gases
  • Uses of inert gas
  • Definition of inert gas

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo allows students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on inert gases
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define key phrases, such as electron orbital and noble gas
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding inert gases and their properties
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the uses of inert gases

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about inert gases, take a look at the corresponding lesson, Inert Gas: Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the six noble gases
  • Identify other inert gases
  • Understand the atomic structure of inert gases
  • Know common uses of inert gases