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Who discovered the electron?
J. J Thomson
100
WHat is the name of all the elements in Group 1 on the Periodic Table?
The Alkaline Metals
100
Where are electrons found?
In electron shells outside the nucleus.
100
What hit TV show ends every episode with "you know you love me....xoxox"
Gossip Girl
100

What is the function or role of the mitochondria?

It is the "Powerhouse of the Cell".

200
Who performed the Gold Foil Experiment and suggested the atom is mostly empty space?
Ernest Rutherford
200
What is the name of the elements in Group 18 on the Periodic Table and what is special about these elements?
The Noble Gases - they have a full valence shell of electrons.
200
If an atom of a certain elements has 12 protons, how many electrons will that atom have?
12 electrons
200

Who recently re-released an album named 1989?

Taylor Swift

200

How many chromosomes are in a human egg cell?

23

300
Who is credited with the discovery of the periodic table? AKA the Russian Leonardo Davinci?
Dmitri Mendeleev
300
What are the elements in Group 17 called?
The Halogens
300
Why do elements react?
They all want a full shell of electrons.
300

Who is the half-blood prince in Harry Potter?

Severus Snape

300

What is the smallest planet in the solar system?

Mercury

400

Who discovered the nuclear structure of the atom and suggested electrons exist in fixed enery shells outside of the nucleus?

Neils Bohr

400
How can you determine the number of valence shells an element from Group 2 has without being told what element it is?
Group number - all elements in group 2 have 2 valence electron shells.
400
How many electrons can be placed in the first energy level of a Bohr diagram?
2
400
What TV show has a character named Dwight Schrute on it?
The Office
400

How many bones do sharks have?

Zero

500

Which french chemist discovered The Law of Conservation of Mass in 1789?

Antoine Lavoisier

500

Where are non metals found on the periodic table?

On the right side

500

How can you determine the number of neutrons an element has?

Atomic mass - atomic number.

500

What 2009-2015 sitcom has been picked up for a feature film on Peacock, filming next year?

Community

500

According to Apollo astronauts, what does the Moon smell like?

Burnt gunpowder

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