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2. Who was first in trying to organise the Periodic Table?

  • Dobereiner
  • Mendeleev
  • Newlands
  • Einstein

3. Why was Doberiener's theory rejected?

  • It didn't fit all patterns
  • He wasn't a respected scientist
  • Not enough evidence
  • There were other theories that made more sense at the time

4. What is the name of a row of elements on the table?

  • Column
  • Group
  • Period
  • Row

5. Why was Newland's theory rejected by other scientists?

  • Newlands grouped elements with different properties e.g. metals and non metals
  • He didn't have enough evidence to prove his theory
  • Not all of the elements fitted in the groups he created
  • He wasn't a highly respected scientist


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