Ionic Bonding Quiz Grade 8a

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Ionic Bonding Quizzes & Trivia

Ion formation, valence and ionic bonding review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ionic bonds always form between metals and ___________.
    • A. 

      Nonmetals

    • B. 

      Metals

    • C. 

      Metalloids

  • 2. 
    Negatively charged ions, called ____________, result from gain of electrons.
    • A. 

      Cations

    • B. 

      Anions

  • 3. 
    Positively charged ions, called ____________, result from loss of electrons.
    • A. 

      Cations

    • B. 

      Anions

  • 4. 
    When an electron is added to or removed from an atom, the atom becomes a(n) ________.
    • A. 

      Ion

    • B. 

      Bond

    • C. 

      Nothing; it stays an atom

  • 5. 
    How does a magnesium atom form a bond with an oxygen atom?
    • A. 

      By giving one pair of electrons to the oxygen atom.

    • B. 

      By sharing one pair of electrons, both electrons provided by the magnesium atom.

    • C. 

      By sharing two pairs of electrons, both pairs provided by the oxygen atom.

    • D. 

      By sharing two pairs of electrons, each atom donating one pair of electrons.

  • 6. 
    Lewis dot shows?
    • A. 

      The total number of electrons

    • B. 

      Total number of protons

    • C. 

      Total number of neutrons

    • D. 

      Number of electrons in highest energy shelf

  • 7. 
    Select the formula for strontium chloride.
    • A. 

      SrCl2

    • B. 

      SrCl

    • C. 

      Sr2Cl3

    • D. 

      SrClO2

    • E. 

      SrClO3

  • 8. 
    Select the formula for aluminum sulfide.
    • A. 

      Al2(SO4)3

    • B. 

      AlS

    • C. 

      Al2S3

    • D. 

      Al3(SO3)2

    • E. 

      AlSO3

  • 9. 
    Element X has an electronic structure 2, 8, 8, 1. Element Y has an electronic structure of 2, 8, 6. What is the chemical formula of the compound formed between X and Y?
    • A. 

      X2Y

    • B. 

      XY2

    • C. 

      XY

    • D. 

      XY3

  • 10. 
    Which element, when combined with fluorine, would most likely form an ionic compound?
    • A. 

      Phosphorus

    • B. 

      Lithium

    • C. 

      Carbon

    • D. 

      Chlorine

  • 11. 
    Aluminum is a group 3 metal. Which ion does Al typically form?
    • A. 

      Al3-

    • B. 

      Al5+

    • C. 

      Al3+

    • D. 

      Al5-

  • 12. 
    NaCl is an example of the chemical formula of
    • A. 

      An ion

    • B. 

      A covalent compound

    • C. 

      An ionic compound

    • D. 

      A crystal

  • 13. 
    Which pair of elements will combine to form an ionic compound?
    • A. 

      Carbon and chlorine

    • B. 

      Fluorine and sodium

    • C. 

      Sulphur and oxygen

    • D. 

      Oxygen and carbon