Identify groups and periods on the periodic table

Q1: Which one of the following elements is in period 2 of the periodic table.

Not quite - Helium is in period 1 - the top row of the periodic table.
The periods are the table rows - Rhodium is in row 5.
Correct - well done!


Identify groups and periods on the periodic table

Q2: Which of these elements is in group 3?

Afraid not - Sodium is in group 1 - look at the periodic table and see if you can work out why.
Well done! Aluminium is a group 3 element.
Incorrect - fluorine is in group 7. Take a peek at the periodic table and try to work out why!


Identify named regions of the periodic table

Q3: Which of these elements is a transition metal?

Correct - Iron is in the central block of the periodic table.
Incorrect - carbon is a non-metal. The transition metals are from the central block of the periodic table.
Incorrect - lithium is a group 1 metal. The transition metals are from the central block of the periodic table.


Idemtify named regions of the periodic table

Q4: Which of these elements is a halogen?

Afraid not - titanium is a transition metal.
Well done! Fluorine is a halogen!!!!!
Afraid not - neon is a Noble Gas.


Identify groups and periods on the periodic table

Q5: Which of these elements is a non-metal?

Incorrect - copper is a transition metal.
Incorrect - calcium is in group 2 so it's a metal.
Correct - oxygen is a non-metal.
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