Oxygen Facts Quiz

How Much Do You Know About the Element Oxygen?

Take this quiz to test whether you know oxygen facts and element trivia.
Take this quiz to test whether you know oxygen facts and element trivia. Anthony Redpath / Getty Images

1. Approximately what fraction of the mass of the human body is oxygen?

2. The chemical symbol for oxygen is:

3. Oxygen is:

4. The atomic number of oxygen is:

5. What is the abundance of oxygen in the universe?

6. Ozone is found in the atmosphere and helps to protect us from harmful radiation. Ozone is:

7. How many isotopes of oxygen are found in nature?

8. All of the following are true of oxygen except:

9. The element name 'oxygen' comes from Greek words meaning:

10. Before 1961, the atomic weight standard for elements was based on oxygen and not carbon.

Oxygen Facts Quiz

You got: % Correct. Your Brain Needs Oxygen

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Good job! You had trouble with some of the questions, but now you know a lot more about oxygen. Take a deep breath, inhale that oxygen, and get your brain ready to learn more oxygen facts.

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Oxygen Facts Quiz

You got: % Correct. Rising To the Top Like an Oxygen Bubble

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Excellent! You knew a lot about oxygen going into the quiz and now you know even more. If you'd like to learn more, here's a collection of interesting oxygen facts.

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