Can you identify the elements based on how they look? Here’s a printable multiple choice quiz you can take to test yourself. The photos are of the elements in their pure form. The picture may contain additional clues about an element’s identity.
Element Picture Quiz – Question #1
This one is intended to be a confidence builder. These are diamonds. Diamonds are pure examples of which element?
Element Picture Quiz – Question #2
You may encounter this element in pure form fairly often. This metallic element is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #3
This yellow element is a component of gunpowder. It is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #4
This metallic element is a liquid at room temperature. It is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #5
This yellowish metal occurs in its pure form, but it is usually encountered as an alloy. The element is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #6
This metallic element looks much like many others. The big clue for this metal’s identity is how it is being used. This element is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #7
You usually encounter this element as a gas, though it is possible to find it in liquid form. You aren’t likely to see the solid except in this photo. The element is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #8
You would wear protective gloves to hold this radioactive element. The metal is warm to the touch. This is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #9
This element is a semimetal or metalloid. It may be produced in ultra-pure form, though you more commonly encounter its oxides in daily life. This is:
Element Picture Quiz – Question #10
Ok, this isn’t totally pure, but the majority of the picture is of one element. It’s the most abundant element in the universe. This element is:
1 b, 2 b, 3 e , 4 a, 5 c, 6 d, 7 b, 8 e, 9 a, 10 c
It’s copyrighted, so no, but if you want me (person who wrote the quiz) to add it to Kahoot for students to use, I’d be happy to do so.
I didn’t think so, but I was hoping you would offer to add it yourself! You have so much GREAT stuff on your site, it deserves to be used! I also noticed you created a quiz on periodicity – can you put that on Kahoot, also? (I know, I’m asking a lot, so whatever you can do is much appreciated.)