Ionic Bonds Quiz

7 Questions
Ionic Bond Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed for middle school students who have completed a study of ionic chemical bonding.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is a property of an ionic compound?
    • A. 

      Low melting point

    • B. 

      Poor conductor of electricity

    • C. 

      Crystal shape

    • D. 

      Shared electrons

  • 2. 
    Ions that are made of more than one atom are called
    • A. 

      Multiatomic ions

    • B. 

      Isotopes

    • C. 

      Molecules

    • D. 

      Polyatomic ions

  • 3. 
    Ionic bonds form because
    • A. 

      Two ions of the same charge are attracted to each other

    • B. 

      Two ions of different charges are attracted to each other

    • C. 

      Two atoms share their electrons

    • D. 

      Two or more atoms share protons

  • 4. 
    Ionic compounds have
    • A. 

      A positive charge

    • B. 

      A negative charge

    • C. 

      No electrical charge

    • D. 

      A changing electrical charge

  • 5. 
    The symbol Li+ means
    • A. 

      That this lithium isotope has 1 positive charge

    • B. 

      That this lithium ion has 1 positive charge

    • C. 

      That this lithium ion is looking for 1 positive charge

    • D. 

      That lithium has 1 valance electron

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      An ionic molecule

    • B. 

      A crystal

    • C. 

      An ionic compound

    • D. 

      A covalent compound

  • 7. 
    How many chloride ions are needed to cancel the 2+ charge of magnesium in magnesium chloride?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4