Periodic Table

The periodic table of elements is constantly changing. How well do you know the basics?

Points available: 10

1:

What element is named after the Latin name for Copenhagen, Denmark?

2:

What was the first element to be produced artificially?

3:

Which element has nearly ten million known compounds?

4:

What is the heaviest of the naturally occurring noble gases?

5:

Which of these is the lightest element whose symbol is also a US state postal code?

6:

What is the lightest element with an atomic symbol not related to its English name?

7:

Which element is the most reactive (i.e., reacts with the most substances) of all the elements?

8:

How are elements on the periodic table ordered from left to right?

9:

How are they ordered from top to bottom?

10:

What comic songwriter wrote a song listing all the elements?