Quiz about Neon
Quiz about Neon

Neon Trivia Quiz


About the element neon.

A multiple-choice quiz by TonyTheDad. Estimated time: 4 mins.
  1. Home
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. Science Trivia
  6. »
  7. Chemistry
  8. »
  9. Specific Elements

Author
TonyTheDad
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
31,537
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
3 / 5
Plays
1609
Last 3 plays: Guest 208 (2/5), Guest 47 (2/5), Guest 76 (0/5).
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. Neon is classified in this group of elements. Hint

noble gases
metalloids
halogens
alkalai metals

2. The name neon means: Hint

new
cold
bright
fluffy

3. When was neon discovered? Hint

1876
1850
1898
1911

4. In a vacuum discharge tube, what color does neon glow? Hint

white
reddish orange
yellowish green
purple

5. What is the proportion of neon in air? Hint

1:1,000
1:1,000,000
1:15,000
1:65,000


(Optional) Create a Free FunTrivia ID to save the points you are about to earn:

arrow Select a User ID:
arrow Choose a Password:
arrow Your Email:




Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Neon is classified in this group of elements.

Answer: noble gases

It is in Group 18, the Noble Gases, along with helium, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon.
2. The name neon means:

Answer: new

3. When was neon discovered?

Answer: 1898

Discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1898.
4. In a vacuum discharge tube, what color does neon glow?

Answer: reddish orange

5. What is the proportion of neon in air?

Answer: 1:65,000

Neon is a rare gaseous element present in the atmosphere to the extent of 1 part in 65,000 of air. It is obtained by liquefaction of air and separated from the other gases by fractional distillation.
Source: Author TonyTheDad

This quiz was reviewed by FunTrivia editor crisw before going online.
Any errors found in FunTrivia content are routinely corrected through our feedback system.
Most Recent Scores
Jan 20 2023 : Guest 208: 2/5
Jan 09 2023 : Guest 47: 2/5
Jan 05 2023 : Guest 76: 0/5

Score Distribution

quiz
1/29/2023, Copyright 2023 FunTrivia, Inc. - Report an Error / Contact Us