Group 0 - the noble gases - Edexcel

1

Where in the periodic table are the noble gases?

2

What is the most characteristic property of the noble gases?

3

Why are the noble gases unreactive?

4

What happens to the density of the noble gases as you go down group 0?

5

Which of these could be the electronic configuration of a noble gas?

6

Which of the following is a use for argon?

7

Why is xenon sometimes used as the gas to fill filament light bulbs?

8

What is the electron configuration of helium?

9

The boiling points of the first three noble gases are listed below:

Helium = -269 °C

Neon = -246 °C

Argon = -186 °C

Which of these could be about the boiling point (°C) of the fourth noble gas, krypton?

10

Which noble gas is used in weather balloons which carry measuring instruments high into the atmosphere?