The Element Neon: History, Facts & Uses


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Which family of elements does neon belong to?

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1. Approximately what % of the Earth's atmosphere is neon?

2. Neon is NOT used in which application?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The element of neon is a widely seen component of the periodic table. To test your knowledge of the discovery of neon and the element's characteristics, complete the multiple-choice questions in this quiz and worksheet combination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Neon gas
  • The year of neon's discovery
  • The application of neon
  • Neon in the Earth's atmosphere
  • The family of elements neon belongs to

Skills Practiced

The quiz/worksheet pairing allows you to apply the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the uses of neon
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the significance of neon's color
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the year neon was discovered, as well as what percentage of the earth's atmosphere contains neon

Additional Learning

View more facts, along with helpful visual aids, by studying the lesson called The Element Neon: History, Facts & Uses. It will provide the information you need to meet the following objectives:

  • Know the history behind the discovery of neon
  • Understand what neon is and know the chemical group it belongs to
  • Know the percentage of the earth's atmosphere that is composed of neon
  • Understand how neon is used and the forms in which it can be seen