Chemistry

This week's Trivia: Chemistry

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Q1

What is the first element in the periodic table of elements?

Q2

Air, fire, and water have been referred to as elements for thousands of years, but in chemistry they are referred to as what?

Q3

Fe is the chemical symbol for what element?

Q4

An element’s atomic number is also its number of what?

Q5

In WWII, both sides attempted to make fighter planes out of this metal but halted production because it was highly flammable. What elemental metal was it?

Q6

As humans, we naturally crave sodium chloride (NaCl) to put on our food. Sodium chloride is more commonly know as what edible compound?

Q7

Made famous by the show Breaking Bad, Hg(CNO)2 is an incredibly unstable explosive (unless it is water, which makes it stable). What is this unstable explosive known as?

Q8

Helium, Aragon, Neon, Krypton, Xenon, and Radon are know as noble gases and are completely stable elements. What makes these elements stable?

Q9

Oxidization occurs when an element loses one or more electrons when coming into contact with another substance. When iron oxidizes, it turns brown; (rust) when copper oxidizes it turns green (like the statue of liberty). What color does silver turn when it oxidizes?

Q10

Thermite (Fe2O3 + 2 Al = 2 Fe + Al2O3) is an incredibly flammable substance capable of reaching temperatures of up to?