Atom Quiz

Let's See How Much You Know About Atoms

All matter is made of atoms. Take this fun quiz to see how much you know about the atom.
All matter is made of atoms. Take this fun quiz to see how much you know about the atom. Paper Boat Creative, Getty Images

1. The three basic components of an atom are:

2. An element is determined by the number of:

3. The nucleus of an atom consists of:

4. A single proton has what electrical charge?

5. Which particles have approximately the same size and mass as each other?

6. Which two particles would be attracted to each other?

7. The atomic number of an atom is:

8. Changing the number of neutrons of an atom changes its:

9. When you change the number of electrons on an atom, you produce a different:

10. According to atomic theory, electrons are usually found:

Atom Quiz

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Atom Quiz

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Atom Quiz

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