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1

When two or more elements are bonded together chemically, a __ is formed.

Compound

2

Elements are arranged on the periodic table according to atomic number. This results in repetition of certain common properties among some elements. This repetition is called:

Periodicity

3

Symbol for Sodium

Na

4

Symbol for Chlorine

Cl

5

The elements that tend to exhibit more electronegativity are on the __ side of the periodic table.

Right

6

As you move horizontally to the right on the periodic table, the atoms become:

Smaller and heavier

7

Group I is known as the __ family.

Alkali metals

8

Group II is known as the __ family.

Alkali Earth metals

9

The short columns in the middle of the periodic table are called?

Transition metals

10

Group VII is known as the ___ family.

Halogens

11

Group VIII is known as the __ family.

Noble gases.

12

The ___ are the most reactive family of the nonmetals.

Halogens.

13

The ___ has an atomic weight of 1 and a charge of +1.

Proton

14

The ___ is considered to have "no" weight and a charge of -1.

Electron.

15

The ___ is considered to have no overall charge but does have a weight.

Neutron.

16

The ___ number is equal to the number of protons in an atom.

Atomic

17

The atomic weight of an atom is equal to the total number of?

Protons and neutrons.