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The number of protons in a element is always equal to the number of neutrons

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No, but the number of protons is equal to the number of electrons in an atom of an element. If you are still confused, visit:
http://education.jlab.org/qa/pen_number.html

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Yes, b/c they need to cancel out each other.

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Wrong. Neutrons have no charge.
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Electrons have a negative charge ad protons have a positive.
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Not always.

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No.

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