Ionic Bonding Quiz L2 2015

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Ionic Bonding Quiz L2 2015

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  • 1. 
    An ion is formed when an atom
    • A. 

      Gains or loses an electron

    • B. 

      Bonds with Noble gas

    • C. 

      Only gives away valence electrons

    • D. 

      Only receives valence electors

  • 2. 
    Ions that are made up of two or more different atoms are called
    • A. 

      Polyatomic

    • B. 

      Cations

    • C. 

      Anions

  • 3. 
    The attraction between two oppositely charged ions, a positively charged metal and a negatively charged nonmetal, is a called a(n)
    • A. 

      Ionic bond

    • B. 

      Covalent bond

    • C. 

      Fixed charged ion

    • D. 

      Variable charged ion

  • 4. 
    When atoms combine together and have a full outer shell or energy level, the atoms have become
    • A. 

      Chemically stable

    • B. 

      Variable charged ions

    • C. 

      Fixed charged ions

  • 5. 
    Atoms that will always gain electrons to become stable are found in 
    • A. 

      Groups 1-13

    • B. 

      Groups 15-17

    • C. 

      Group 14

  • 6. 
    Atoms that will always loose electrons to become stable are
    • A. 

      Elements in groups 1-13

    • B. 

      Elements in groups 15-17

    • C. 

      Elements in group 14

  • 7. 
    Atoms that are considered stable just by their position on the periodic table are
    • A. 

      Elements in groups 1-13

    • B. 

      Elements in groups 15-17

    • C. 

      Elements in group 14

    • D. 

      Elements in group 18

  • 8. 
    Atoms that have the ability to form more than one ion are called
    • A. 

      Fixed charged ions

    • B. 

      Variable charged ions

  • 9. 
    What is the total number of atoms in H2SO4?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      10

  • 10. 
    What is the total number of atoms in  Al2(SO4)3?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      17

  • 11. 
    What is the charge of Sodium (Na)?
    • A. 

      +1

    • B. 

      -1

  • 12. 
    All of the following are properties of an ionic compound accept for 
    • A. 

      Low melting points

    • B. 

      Hard crystals

    • C. 

      Conduct electricity when dissolved in water

    • D. 

      Consist of a metal and nonmetal

  • 13. 
    What is the charge of Selenium (Se)?
    • A. 

      +2

    • B. 

      -2

  • 14. 
    What is the charge of Aluminum (Al)?
    • A. 

      +3

    • B. 

      -3

    • C. 

      No charge (stable)

  • 15. 
    What is the charge of Krypton (Kr)?
    • A. 

      -1

    • B. 

      +1

    • C. 

      No charge (stable)

  • 16. 
    The electron dot diagrams below show the number of valence electrons for each element.  Which element  will become stable by losing one valence electron.
    • A. 

      Sodium (Na)

    • B. 

      Argon (Ar)

    • C. 

      Oxygen (O)

  • 17. 
    The electron dot diagrams below show the number of valence electrons for each element.  Which element is considered to be stable?
    • A. 

      Sodium (Na)

    • B. 

      Argon (Ar)

    • C. 

      Oxygen (O)

  • 18. 
    Using the diagram below, identify the one nonmetal that would react with two atoms of sodium to form a stable ionic compound.
    • A. 

      Sodium (Na)

    • B. 

      Argon (Ar)

    • C. 

      Oxygen (O)

  • 19. 
    In a  chemical formula, the subscript represents the 
    • A. 

      Mass of the element

    • B. 

      Number of atoms of each element

    • C. 

      Number of valence electrons for each element

  • 20. 
    The ionic charge (oxidation number) of Fe in Fe2S3 is ___________.
    • A. 

      +3

    • B. 

      -3

    • C. 

      +2

    • D. 

      -2

  • 21. 
    An atom that has gained an electron to become stable is 
    • A. 

      A negatively charged ion (anion)

    • B. 

      A positively charged ion (cation)

  • 22. 
    All elements in the Halogen group (group 17) have a charge of
    • A. 

      +1

    • B. 

      +2

    • C. 

      -1

  • 23. 
    When naming an ionic compound, the name of the metal comes first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    An element in the Alkaline Earth Metal group (charge of +2) would be most likely to form an ionic bond with an element in __________ .
    • A. 

      Group 14

    • B. 

      Group 12

    • C. 

      Group 16

  • 25. 
    The name of the metal Iron III indicates that the charge on the iron ion will be _____. (Hint: use the variable charge ion worksheet).
    • A. 

      +3

    • B. 

      -3

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