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Chemistry Chapter 6 Test

Another name for the representative elements
Group A elements
Another name for transition metals
Group B elements
Modern periodic table is arranged in order of increasing...
Atomic number
Which category includes the majority of the elements?
Poor conductor of electricity
Which subatomic particle plays the greatest part in determining the properties of an element
What is the charge of a cation?
positive charge
What statement is true about ions?
Cations form when atoms lose electrons
What statement is true about ions?
Charges for ions are always written as numbers followed by a plus or minus sign
Which group of metals is known as the alkali metals?
Group 1A
What group in the periodic table is known as the noble gases?
Group 8A
What is the name for the group 2A elements?
Alkaline earth metals