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Which statement about the periodic table is TRUE?
Elements all occur naturally on Earth.
Elements occur in the order in which they were discovered.
Elements with similar properties occupy the same group.
Elements are arranged in the order Mendeleev chose.
Which of these is NOT a property of metals?
poor conductor of heat and electricity
Use the illustration below to answer questions 3 and 4.
3. What name is given to these three elements
which are used in processes that create steel
and other metal mixtures?
the coin metals
the iron triad
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To which category do these elements belong?
5. Which member of the boron family is used to make soft-drink cans, baseball bats, and siding for homes?
Use the table below to answer questions 6 and 7.
H Li Be Na Mg K Ca Rb Sr Cs Ba Fr Ra
He F Ne Cl Ar Br Kr I Xe At Rn
Halogens are highly reactive nonmetals. Which group combines most readily with them?
Group 1, alkali metals
Group 2, alkaline earth metals
Group 17, halogens
Group 18, noble gases
7. Which alkali metal element is most reactive?
8. Many elements that are essential for life, including nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon, are part of what classification?
D. noble gases