Chemistry I - Polyatomic Ions, Electron Configurations, Bonding Models,

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Electron Configuration Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on certain topics in a Chemistry I class. The 3 topics covered are: 1) Polyatomic ions: Do you know you polyatomic ions, their charges, how to form a bond? 2) Electron Configurations: Are s,p,d,f familiar? 3) Bonding Models: Ionic, Molecular Covalent, Metallic, Network Covalent Note: You ARE allowed to use the periodic table at anytime throughout the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the charge of the anion: CO3 ? 
    • A. 

      1-

    • B. 

      2-

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      0

    • E. 

      +

  • 2. 
    Determine the correct chemical name for: Fe(NO3)2 
    • A. 

      Iron (II) Nitride

    • B. 

      Iron (I) Nitrate

    • C. 

      Iron (II) Nitride

    • D. 

      Iron (II) Nitrate

    • E. 

      Iron (I) Nitride

  • 3. 
    Determine the correct chemical formula for: Sodium Phosphate 
    • A. 

      Na5PO3

    • B. 

      NaPO2

    • C. 

      Na4PO3

    • D. 

      Na2PO

    • E. 

      Na3PO4

  • 4. 
    What is the same between Manganese (II) Chloride and Manganese (IV) Chloride? 
    • A. 

      Charge of Manganese

    • B. 

      Charge of Chlorine

    • C. 

      Overall charge

    • D. 

      2 of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Determine the number of copper in one molecule of: Copper (I) Sulfate 
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      4

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the correct electron configuration for Carbon? 
    • A. 

      1s^2 2s^2 2s^3

    • B. 

      2s^2 2p^2 2p^2

    • C. 

      1s^2 2s^2 2p^2

    • D. 

      2s^1 2s^2 2p^2

    • E. 

      1s^2 1p^2 2p^2

  • 7. 
    The maximum number of electrons in the 3d subshell is: 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      14

  • 8. 
    Elements with 1-9 electrons in their 4d subshell are located: 
    • A. 

      Alkaline Earth Metals

    • B. 

      Halogens

    • C. 

      Period 4 Transition metals

    • D. 

      Period 5 Transition metals

    • E. 

      Noble Gases

  • 9. 
    Elements with 5 electrons on their outermost p shell are located: 
    • A. 

      Alkaline Earth Metals

    • B. 

      Halogens

    • C. 

      Period 5 Transition metals

    • D. 

      Period 4 Transition metals

    • E. 

      Noble Gases

  • 10. 
    The electron configuration: 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 4s^2 3d^6   corresponds to the element: 
    • A. 

      Iron, Fe

    • B. 

      Argon, Ar

    • C. 

      Tin, Sn

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      The above electron configuration is incorrect. It should be 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 3d^6 4s^2

  • 11. 
    The maximum number of electrons in the f subshell would correspond with: 
    • A. 

      The number of elements in the transition metals

    • B. 

      The number of elements in the lanthanoids and actinoids

    • C. 

      The number of periods on the periodic table

    • D. 

      The number of groups on the periodic table

    • E. 

      The number of protons in the atom

  • 12. 
    Which bonding model best describes: CH4 (g) ? (Note: CH4 is a gas)
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Network Covalent

    • C. 

      Metallic

    • D. 

      Molecular Covalent

    • E. 

      Structural Covalent

  • 13. 
    Which bonding model best describes: SiO2 (s) ? (Note: SiO2 (s) is very hard) 
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Network Covalent

    • C. 

      Metallic

    • D. 

      Molecular Covalent

    • E. 

      Structural Covalent

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a property of Ionic substances? 
    • A. 

      They are made up a cation and anion

    • B. 

      They conduct electricity when dry

    • C. 

      They dissolve in water

    • D. 

      They conduct electricity when dissolved

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a property of Metallic substances? 
    • A. 

      Dissolves in water

    • B. 

      Conducts electricity

    • C. 

      Some are hard solids

    • D. 

      Made up of metal atoms

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT a property of Molecular Covalent substances? 
    • A. 

      They are made entirely of non-metal atoms

    • B. 

      They always dissolve in water

    • C. 

      They don't conduct electricity

    • D. 

      They can be liquids or gasses

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT a property of Network Covalent substances? 
    • A. 

      They don't dissolve

    • B. 

      They don't conduct electricity

    • C. 

      They are extremely hard

    • D. 

      They are made up of non-metal and metalloid atoms

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Predict the bonding model for KI, potassium iodine 
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Molecular Covalent

    • C. 

      Metallic

    • D. 

      Network Covalent

    • E. 

      It cannot be determined

  • 19. 
    CO2 (Carbon dioxide) is molecular covalent. Which piece of evidence best supports this? 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide dissolves in water

    • B. 

      It does not conduct electricity

    • C. 

      It is a gas at room temperature

    • D. 

      It is made up of non-metal atoms

    • E. 

      It is polyatomic

  • 20. 
    Diamond (C) is a very hard substance. Which bonding model best describes it? 
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Molecular Covalent

    • C. 

      Metallic

    • D. 

      Network Covalent

    • E. 

      Structural Covalent