Covalent & Ionic Bonds!

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Ionic Bonds vs Covalent Bonds


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A one-atom ion is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Cation

    • B. 

      Monatomic ion

    • C. 

      Polyatomic ion

    • D. 

      Oxyanion

    • E. 

      Anion

  • 2. 
    The name for the ion with fewer oxygen atoms ends with
    • A. 

      Ite

    • B. 

      Ate

    • C. 

      Ide

    • D. 

      Ion

  • 3. 
    The force that holds two atoms together is called a
    • A. 

      Ionic bond

    • B. 

      Valence level

    • C. 

      Chemical bond

    • D. 

      Octet

  • 4. 
    What is the family of elements that have very little tendency to react
    • A. 

      Noble gases

    • B. 

      Nonmetals

    • C. 

      Metals

    • D. 

      Ions

  • 5. 
    The overall charge of a formula unit for an ionic compound
    • A. 

      Is always positive

    • B. 

      May have any value

    • C. 

      Is always negative

    • D. 

      Is always zero

  • 6. 
    Ionic bonds generally occur between
    • A. 

      A metal and a nonmetal

    • B. 

      Metals

    • C. 

      Nobles gases

    • D. 

      Nonmentals

  • 7. 
    An ionin bond is
    • A. 

      Attraction of atoms for electrons they share

    • B. 

      A force that holds together atoms that are oppositely charged

    • C. 

      The movement of electrons from one atoms to another

    • D. 

      A sea of electrons surrounding the ions

  • 8. 
    The energy of an ionic compound is higher than that of the separate elements that formed it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the small number used to represent the number of ions of a given element in a chemical formula?
    • A. 

      Oxidant

    • B. 

      Cation

    • C. 

      Subscript

    • D. 

      Perchlorate

  • 10. 
    The formation of a stable ionic compound from ions
    • A. 

      Is exothermic

    • B. 

      Is endothermic

    • C. 

      Could be exothermic or endothermic depending