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Mini-Quiz: Basics of Chemistry

by Ron Kurtus (revised 25 May 2005)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What is chemistry primarily concerned about?

How to create new elements from existing elements

How and why materials combine or separate to form different substances

Why chemicals change colors when heated

2. What model of the atom is used in these lessons?

Mathematical model

Electron cloud model

Solar system model

3. What is the main thing that determines chemical reactions?

The outer electrons

Compounds and molecules

Chemical reactions

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Chemistry. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Always start with the basics

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