What Do You Know About Lewis Structures?

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What Do You Know About Lewis Structures? - Quiz

Whether you call them Lewis structures, electron dot structures, Lewis electron dot structures, Lewis dot structures, Lewis dot diagrams, or Lewis dot formulas, it wouldn't matter because the use is exact. They are diagrams used in chemistry to show a particular bonding concept. To find out more, take this short quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of all these is not another name for the Lewis structure?
    • A. 

      Lewis dot diagrams

    • B. 

      Lewis dot formulas

    • C. 

      Electron atom structures

    • D. 

      Electron dot structures

  • 2. 
    What does Lewis structure show?
    • A. 

      Atom bonding

    • B. 

      Atoms

    • C. 

      Atomic energy

    • D. 

      Atomic electrons

  • 3. 
    Who introduced the Lewis structure concept? 
    • A. 

      Jones Lewis

    • B. 

      Gilbert Lewis

    • C. 

      Jessica Lewis

    • D. 

      Aberdeen Lewis

  • 4. 
    What is used to represent shared pairs in a Lewis structure? 
    • A. 

      Lines

    • B. 

      Dots

    • C. 

      Arrowheads

    • D. 

      Spaces

  • 5. 
    When was the Lewis structure first introduced? 
    • A. 

      1915

    • B. 

      1916

    • C. 

      1917

    • D. 

      1918

  • 6. 
    How do you represent excess electrons in a Lewis structure? 
    • A. 

      Double lines

    • B. 

      Single lines

    • C. 

      Double dots

    • D. 

      Single dot

  • 7. 
    Elements often reacts to obtain the _____ or _____ structure.
    • A. 

      Double, Lewis

    • B. 

      Lewis, octet

    • C. 

      Double, octet

    • D. 

      Octet, double-double

  • 8. 
    Which of these does the total number of electrons in a Lewis structure equal?
    • A. 

      Valence

    • B. 

      The total ions

    • C. 

      The total electrons

    • D. 

      Half the total electrons

  • 9. 
    How can you represent resonance? 
    • A. 

      Two way arrow

    • B. 

      One way arrow

    • C. 

      Single line

    • D. 

      Double lines

  • 10. 
    How do you write the charge of an ion in a Lewis structure? 
    • A. 

      Superscript

    • B. 

      Subscript

    • C. 

      Underline

    • D. 

      Overline