1. How many electrons in the outer shell of group 6 elements?

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

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3. Put these 3 alkali metals in order of reactivity, starting with the most reactive: potassium, francium, lithium

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4. On the Periodic table what is the meaning of the word Group?

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

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6. On the Periodic table what is the meaning of the word Group? What does that tell us about the electron configuration of the atom?

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7. Where are the transition metals on the Periodic Table?

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8. Why do elements in the same group of the periodic table have similar chemical properties?

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9. Which are described as basic: metal oxides or non-metal oxides?

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10. In halogen displacement reactions, electrons are transferred from one atom to another. What type of reaction is this?

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If 2 similar test tubes contain acid, and a different metal sample is added to each, how might you tell which metal is more reactive?

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12. What is special about the elements in group 0?

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13. Explain how galvanising prevents rusting

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14. An experiment investigates which of metals X and Z is more reactive. The result is X + ZSO₄ → XSO₄ + Z. Which metal is more reactive?

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15. What is reduced in this equation and what is meant by reduction? WO₃ + 3H₂ → W + 3H₂O

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16. Which is more reactive: gold, sodium, calcium or potassium

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

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18. Explain, by referring to the electronic configurations, why fluorine is more reactive than chlorine

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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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20. Write the chemical equation for the reaction betweem sodium and water

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21. Describe the test for oxygen gas

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22. Describe an experiment to show that iron rusts quicker in salt water than rain water

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23. What colour and state is bromine at room temperature?

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