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An Elemental Quiz

  • By Susan K. Lewis
  • Posted 09.01.06
  • NOVA scienceNOW

How well do you know your way around the periodic table? Can you tell a noble gas from neptunium? In this quiz, test your knowledge of some chemistry basics, history, and trivia, including the quest to create new, superheavy elements on the periodic table.

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Test your knowledge of chemistry basics and trivia.



(Periodic Table)
Courtesy of its creator, who wishes to remain anonymous
Courtesy U.S. Department of Energy
Courtesy USGS
(Marie Curie)
Public domain
(smoke detector)
Courtesy Federal Aviation Administration
(hydrogen bomb explosion)
Courtesy U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration
© Hubley

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