1. State the methods of how the rusting of iron may be prevented

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2. Order these metals from the most reactive to the least: aluminium, calcium, copper, gold, iron, lithium, magnesium, potassium, silver, sodium, zinc

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3. 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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4. Describe the test for carbon dioxide gas

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5. Which is less reactive: potassium or caesium?

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

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7. What are the elements in group 0 called?

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8. 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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9. Why does chlorine react with hydrogen bromide?

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

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

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

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14. How are elements arranged in the periodic table?

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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. Explain, by referring to the electronic configurations, why lithium is less reactive than sodium.

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17. Suggest how the reactivity of astatine compares to that of iodine. Explain your answer.

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18. Where are metals found on the periodic table?

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19. 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. Are metal oxides acidic or basic?

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21. What is the colour and physical state of chlorine at room temperature?

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

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

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