1. Predict what colour and state is astatine at room temperature

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2. How many electrons in a magnesium atom?

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3. Explain why bromine is less reactive than chlorine

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4. On the Periodic Table what is the meaning of the word Period? What does that tell us about the electron configuration of the atom?

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5. Explain, by referring to the electronic configurations, why potassium is more reactive than sodium.

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6. State the most reactive element in group 7

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7. What is the chemical name of rust?

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8. If an element doesn't conducts electricity, is it a metal or a non-metal?

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9. If pieces of lithium, potassium and sodium were cut and exposed to air, how could observations of the different reactions indicate the relative reactivity of those 3 metals?

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10. An experiment investigates which of metals X and Z is more reactive. The result is X + ZSO₄ → X + ZSO₄. Which metal is more reactive?

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11. Identify the species that is oxidised in the following reaction. Explain your answer: 2Br⁻ + Cl₂ → 2Cl⁻ + Br₂

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12. Describe the relative reactivities of the elements in Group 1

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13. How are elements arranged in the periodic table?

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14. Explain, in terms of electrons, why isotopes have the same chemical properties

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15. Explain how galvanising prevents rusting

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16. What are the elements in group 7 called?

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17. Describe how the reaction of hydrochloric acid and various metals could be used to determine the relative reactivity of those metals

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18. Which is more reactive: copper, magnesium, iron or silver?

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19. Where are non-metals found on the periodic table?

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20. Which gas will turn damp red litmus paper blue?

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21. Complete the equation for the reaction by inserting the state symbols: 2Li(....) + 2H₂O(....) → 2LiOH(...) + H₂(....)

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Explain, in terms of the arrangement of electrons in its atoms, why neon is very unreactive

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23. Write the word equation to represent the reaction between hydrochloric acid and calcium

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