Chemistry Test: Covalent Bonding Practice Questios! Quiz

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Chemistry Test: Covalent Bonding Practice Questios! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The rule that states that atoms will tend to bond in such a way that they will gain 8 electrons in their outermost energy shell is the...
    • A. 

      Covalence Rule

    • B. 

      Outermost Principle

    • C. 

      Octet Rule

    • D. 

      Eighth Principle

    • E. 

      Valance Electron Rule

  • 2. 
    In a covalent bond, as opposed to being lost or gained, electrons are
  • 3. 
    Which of the following images represent a double covalent bond?A.                                                     B.             C. .D.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 4. 
    A Lewis dot structure is depicted as the chemical symbol of an element surrounded by a specified number of dots. These dots represent the element's
  • 5. 
     Which of the following is false about covalent and ionic bonds?
    • A. 

      Ionic bonds differ from covalent bonds in that electrons are shared in covalent bonds, while gained or lost in ionic bonds

    • B. 

      Ionic bonds are stronger than covalent bonds

    • C. 

      In both covalent and ionic bonds, atoms will bond in order to obtain a stable configuration of 8 valance electrons

    • D. 

      Ionic bonds occur between both metals and nonmetals, while covalent bonds occur only between nonmetals.

    • E. 

      The result of a covalent bond is called a molecule

  • 6. 
    In a double covalent bond, how many electrons does each electron share and how many total electrons are shared?
    • A. 

      Electrons from each atom: 1 total electrons shared: 1

    • B. 

      Electrons from each atom: 4 total electrons shared: 2

    • C. 

      Electrons from each atom: 1 total electrons shared: 2

    • D. 

      Electrons from each atom: 2 total electrons shared: 4

    • E. 

      Electrons from each atom: 2 total electrons shared: 2

  • 7. 
    In comparison to pi bonds, the bond strenght of a sigma bond is  
  • 8. 
    Why do atoms bond?
    • A. 

      Atoms bond in order to increase the electrostatic power of their nucleus

    • B. 

      Atoms bond in order to gain a stable electron configuration of 8 valance electrons

    • C. 

      Atoms bond in order to decrease the amount of protons which they contain in their nucleus

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    This picture represents a(n)
    • A. 

      Ionic bond

    • B. 

      Double covalent bond

    • C. 

      Sigma bond

    • D. 

      Triple covalent bond

    • E. 

      Single covalent bond

  • 10. 
    In both sigma and pi bonds, the sharing of electrons occur in the