What is Xenon? - Definition, Uses & Facts

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Xenon's atomic number is 54. What does this tell us about an atom of xenon?

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1. While xenon is not completely inert, it is very unreactive. Why is this?

2. Which of the following is an advantage that xenon has over other general anesthetics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will help further your knowledge of xenon with several questions. The questions deal with xenon's atomic number, physical characteristics of xenon, and some of its uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you will be tested on your knowledge of:

  • What xenon's atomic number implies about the xenon atom
  • The reason xenon is an inert/unreactive element
  • Xenon's role as a general anesthetic
  • Properties of xenon as compared to other elements
  • The state of matter xenon might exist in

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems about properties of xenon and other elements in the periodic table
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information about xenon and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding xenon and some of its physical characteristics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of xenon to answer questions about its features, its uses, and how it compares to other elements

Additional Learning

To achieve a greater understanding of this subject matter, you can use the associated lesson called What is Xenon? - Definition, Uses & Facts. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Physical characteristics of xenon and its multiple isotopic forms
  • Xenon's valence electrons and how they impact the element's properties
  • Multiple uses of xenon
  • Practical real life examples of xenon in use
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