P-Block Elements on the Periodic Table: Properties & Overview


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What do all p-block elements have in common?

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1. Which of the following element types can be found in the p-block?

2. Where is the p-block on the periodic table?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Looking at why these elements are grouped together, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the p-block elements on the periodic table. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what all the p-block elements have in common as well as knowing the types of elements found in the p-block group.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and online quiz to review:

  • Commonality of the p-block elements
  • Types of elements in the p-block group
  • Location of the group on the periodic table
  • Second most abundant element in Earth's crust
  • Relationship between the number of columns in the p-block and the p-orbital

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the location of the p-block group on the periodic table and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related p-block elements lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of elements in the p-block group

Additional Learning

To learn more about these elements, review the corresponding lesson titled P-Block Elements on the Periodic Table: Properties & Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what the p-block elements are
  • Identify where these elements are arranged on the periodic table
  • Explain why they are grouped together
  • Describe the properties of the p-block elements
  • Appreciate how many p-block elements are currently known