The Ultimate Periodic Table of Elements Quiz

Are you a budding scientist? Think you know a thing or two about the periodic table? Think elements, abbreviations and symbols for inspiration to ace our free periodic table quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some scientific quizzing.

Round 1

1 – What is the Periodic table made up of?

2 – How many elements make up the periodic table?

3 – Which year was the periodic table established?

4 – In 2016 how many elements were added to the Periodic table?

5 – Which is the rarest element on Earth?

6 – What is the only letter not on the periodic table?

7 – Which element is the lightest?

8 – How many elements are found in nature?

9 – What is the first man-made element?

10 – Which element is the heaviest?

Round 2

1 – How many Noble gasses are there on the periodic table?

2 – Who is responsible for maintaining the Periodic table?

3 – Who invented the modern periodic table?

4 – Which element is Eu?

5 – What are the letters on each element?

6 – What is the chemical symbol for Gold?

7 – How many metals are there on the periodic table?

8 – What is Atomic Mass?

9 – What is the Atomic number for Potassium?

10 – Which year was Tennessine discovered?

Round 3

1 – What is Lithium most commonly used for?

2 – What colour flame do you get when you burn Boron?

3 – Which element makes up 78% of the world’s atmosphere?

4 – Which element on the periodic table is considered the most reactive?

5 – What lightweight metal is used in flares and fireworks?

6 – What colour is Chlorine?

7 – Which is the strongest lightweight metal?

8 – Which element has the chemical symbol V?

9 – Stainless steel is made when Iron is combined with which element?

10 – Which element has the Chemical symbol Rb?

Round 4

1 – Which element has the atomic number 40?

2 – Niobium was named after which greek goddess?

3 – What is the chemical symbol for Molybdenum?

4 – What year was Technetium discovered?

5 – Which element is considered the rarest and most valuable precious metal in the world?

6 – Which country was Indium discovered in?

7 – What is the chemical symbol for Tin?

8 – Ancient Egyptians used this element as black eye make-up?

9 – Which element has the largest stable atoms?

10 – Which element has the atomic number 58?

Round 5

1 – Carl Auer von Welsbach discovered which element?

2 – Which element was named after Europe?

3 – Which element is the least naturally-occurring element on earth?

4 – Which element was formally named hydrargyrum?

5 – What is the chemical symbol for Polonium?

6 – What is the atomic weight of Berkelium?

7 – Which element is an odourless and invisible radioactive gas naturally released from rocks, soil, and water?

8 – Who discovered Francium?

9 – Marie and Pierre Curie discovered which element in 1898?

10 – Which is the most recently discovered element as of 2022?




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