Photoelectron Spectroscopy: Description & Applications - Quiz & Worksheet


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

The 1s electrons for helium have a binding energy of 2.37 MJ/mol, while the 1s electrons for lithium have a binding energy of 6.26. What best explains why these bonding energies are so different?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 84,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. What are possible x-axis coordinates in graphs made from PES data?

2. What does binding energy measure?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Photoelectron spectroscopy is a very useful lab technique and its data can be used in a variety of ways. Test your understanding of photoelectron spectroscopy with this quiz/worksheet combo. The questions will quiz you on how data from PES supports shells and subshells models as well as present a problem for analysis in determining an element.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Possible x-axis coordinates made from PES data
  • Difference in bonding energies of helium and lithium
  • What binding energy measures

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to test the knowledge they gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a practice problem to determine an element
  • Distinguishing differences - distinguish the difference in bonding energies between helium and lithium
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding PES data

Additional Learning

Learn more about photoelectron spectroscopy by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Photoelectron Spectroscopy: Description & Applications. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define photoelectron spectroscopy
  • Identify the formula to determine energy of radiation
  • Understand how nuclear charge effects binding energy