Ionic Bonding Exam: Quiz!

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Ionic Bonding Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The atomic number of magnesium is 12. When magnesium reacts to form an ionic compound, the electronic configuration of the magnesium ion formed is
    • A. 

      2, 8

    • B. 

      2, 8, 1

    • C. 

      2, 8, 2

    • D. 

      2, 8, 3

  • 2. 
    A crystal of sodium chloride is held together by:
    • A. 

      Covalent bonds

    • B. 

      Double bonds

    • C. 

      Positive ions in a "sea of electrons"

    • D. 

      The attraction of oppositely charged ions

  • 3. 
    How does a magnesium atom form a bond with an oxygen atom?
    • A. 

      By giving one pair of electrons to the oxygen atom.

    • B. 

      By sharing one pair of electrons, both electrons provided by the magnesium atom.

    • C. 

      By sharing two pairs of electrons, both pairs provided by the oxygen atom.

    • D. 

      By sharing two pairs of electrons, each atom donating one pair of electrons.

  • 4. 
    Which pair of elements will combine to form an ionic compound?
    • A. 

      Carbon and chlorine

    • B. 

      Fluorine and sodium

    • C. 

      Hydrogen and oxygen

    • D. 

      Oxygen and carbon

  • 5. 
    Element X has an electronic structure 2, 8, 8, 1. Element Y has an electronic structure of 2, 8, 6. What is the chemical formula of the compound formed between X and Y?
    • A. 

      X2Y

    • B. 

      XY2

    • C. 

      XY

    • D. 

      XY3

  • 6. 
    What is the formula for Magnesium Oxide?
  • 7. 
    What is the formula for Aluminum Nitride?
  • 8. 
    What is the formula for Lithium Iodide?
  • 9. 
    What is the formula for Sodium Fluoride?
  • 10. 
    What is the formula for Beryllium Oxide?
  • 11. 
    What is the name of the compound AlCl3?
  • 12. 
    What is the name of the compound Mg3N2?
  • 13. 
    What is the name of the compound CaO?
  • 14. 
    What is the name of the compound HI?
  • 15. 
    What is the name of the compound NiO?
  • 16. 
    What is the name of the compound NaBr?
  • 17. 
    What is the name of the compound KCl?
  • 18. 
    What is the formula for Mercury Oxide?
  • 19. 
    What is the formula for lithium hydroxide?