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Physics 1401

Online Quiz 12

Chapter 11 in Conceptual Physics 12th edition

For this quiz, you may find the periodic table useful.

Question 1. The most abundant element in the universe is
(a) H
(b) B
(c) C
(d) He
(e) The stuff inside a twinkie
Question 2. The five most common elements in living things are
(a) He,Ne,Ar,Kr,Xe
(b) C,Si,Ge,Sn,Pb
(c) H,Li,Na,K,Rb
(d) Be,Mg,Ca,Sr,Ba
(e) H,O,C,N,Ca
Question 3. When the nuclei of hydrogen and lithium are squashed together during nuclear fusion the element produced by this process is
(a) Mg
(b) U
(c) Be
(d) Na
(e) He
Question 4. When the nucleus of a nitrogen atom absorbs a proton, the element formed is
(a) N+
(b) O
(c) C
(d) P
(e) N-
Question 5. The number of electrons in a neutral Ne atom is
(a) 2
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 8
(e) 10
Question 6. Which has more mass, a nitrogen molecule (N2) or an oxygen molecule (O2)?
(a) N2
(b) O2
Question 7. Which has more atoms, a gram of Ne or a gram of Ar?
(a) Ne
(b) Ar
Question 8. The number of grams of oxygen in 44 g of CO2 is
(a) 2
(b) 4
(c) 8
(d) 16
(e) 32
Question 9. In comparison to the atoms of an old person, the atoms that make up a newborn baby are
(a) newer
(b) older
(c) the same age
Question 10. The size of an atom compared to the size of an apple is about the same as the size of the apple compared to the size of the
(a) tree
(b) state of Texas
(c) USA
(d) earth
(e) solar system

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