Chemical Bonding (Part 2)

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Chemical Bonding Quizzes & Trivia

Second quiz on part 1 of chemical bonding. Questions here are slightly harder than those in the first quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which pair do the elements combine to form an ionic lattice?
    • A. 

      Carbon and hydrogen

    • B. 

      Sodium and aluminium

    • C. 

      Chlorine and oxygen

    • D. 

      Potassium and iodine

  • 2. 
    Which statement best explains why sodium chloride has a lower melting point than magnesium oxide?
    • A. 

      Sodium is more reactive than magnesium

    • B. 

      The attraction between the sodium ion and the chloride ion is weaker than that between magnesium ion and oxide ion.

    • C. 

      The melting point of sodium is lower than magnesium.

    • D. 

      Ionic bonding is present in sodium chloride while metallic bonding is present in magnesium oxide.

  • 3. 
    A compound Z contains chlorine and one other element. Which property of Z shows that the bonds in Z are ionic?
    • A. 

      It conducts electricity when molten.

    • B. 

      It is gaseous at room temperature.

    • C. 

      It can be synthesised from its elements.

    • D. 

      It is almost insoluble in water.

  • 4. 
    Indium reacts with sulphur to form indium sulfate. Indium sulfate as a melting point of 1050°C. What type of compunds is indium sulfate? 
    • A. 

      Covalent

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Metallic

    • D. 

      Natural

  • 5. 
    In which of the following compounds is ionic bonding not present?
    • A. 

      Ammonium chloride

    • B. 

      Sodium nitrate

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Lithium fluoride

  • 6. 
    Which of the following 2 statements about metallic bonding are correct? :1) It is the electrostatic attraction between the positvely charged metal cation and the negatively charged non-metal anion.2) It is the electrostatic attraction between a positively charged metal cation and the negatively charged "sea" of electrons3) It is the the electrostatic attraction between 2 metal ions.4) It involves the transfer of electrons.
    • A. 

      1 and 4 only

    • B. 

      2 and 4 only

    • C. 

      3 and 4 only

    • D. 

      4 only

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a property of compounds?
    • A. 

      The constituents can be separated by physical means.

    • B. 

      The elements are always in a fixed proportion by mass,

    • C. 

      They have fixed melting and boiling points.

    • D. 

      A chemical change takes place during formation of a compound.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes why ionic compounds are brittle?
    • A. 

      They have very high melting points.

    • B. 

      A lot of energy is required to overcome the strong electrostatic attraction between the oppositely charged ions.

    • C. 

      They face electrostatic repulsion when ions of the same charge are brought together.

    • D. 

      There is weak electrostatic attraction between the ions and the negative "sea" of electrons.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following property applies to ALL non-metals?
    • A. 

      They are neither malleable nor ductile

    • B. 

      They have low melting and boiling points.

    • C. 

      They are poor conductors of electricity

    • D. 

      They are solid state at room temperature.

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