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Mini-Quiz: Chemical Formulas

by Ron Kurtus (revised 10 November 2004)

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

1. What is a chemical compound?

The combination of elements

The combination of two or more different elements

The combination of two or more similar elements

2. How many atoms of oxygen are in the formula 2 H2SO4?




3. How many atoms of oxygen are in the formula C3H5(NO3)3?




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.

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