Coconut Creek--MS.gorkhover--chemistry--ionic Bonding

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Ionic Bonding Quizzes & Trivia

Ionic bonding quiz for Ms. Gorkhover's Chem classes. Go Cougars!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In an ionic compound, electrons are shared between atoms.
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 2. 
    Ionic compounds have a _________________ (ordered/random) internal structure.
  • 3. 
    To form the salt calcium fluoride, calcium ____________ 2 electrons. (loses/gains)
  • 4. 
    At the same time, fluorine (F) ___________ electrons since it has 7 valence electrons and wants to grab one more to get the stable octet. (loses/gains)
  • 5. 
    Ca wants to give a way 2 electrons; meanwhile, F is only willing to accept one. As a result, Ca must give electrons to ____ fluorine atoms. (1 or 2 or 3)
  • 6. 
    Now, Ca has a _______________ charge. (+2 or -2)
  • 7. 
    At the same time, each F has a ___________ charge. (+1 or -1)
  • 8. 
    In an ionic compound, the ratio of positive and negative ions is such that they cancel each other out. What must be the ratio of Fluorine to Calcium in calcium fluoride salt?(1:1 or 1:2 or 2:1 or 2:2)
  • 9. 
    Which chemical formula represents calcium fluoride? (The number after each element is how many atoms of that element is present.)
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 10. 
    Since it is a salt, calcium fluoride would be what at room temperature?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C.