Quiz: Ionic And Covalent Bonds-sean Griffin

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Ionic Bond Quizzes & Trivia

Identify, compare, and contrast ionic bonds with covalent bonds. Understand why atoms bond.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many electrons does an atom need to fill its valence shell?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      10

  • 2. 
    Nonmetals tend to gain electrons, forming negatively charged ions called _______.
  • 3. 
    Metals tend to lose electrons, forming positively charged ions called _______.
  • 4. 
    Ionic bonds involve transfer of electrons, but covalent bonds involve ______ of electrons.
  • 5. 
    The octet rule states that:
    • A. 

      Atoms will lose, gain or share electrons to obtain a full valence shell

    • B. 

      Bonding is unlikely to occur between oppositely charged ions.

    • C. 

      A single covalent bond involves two pairs of shared electrons.

    • D. 

      A covalent bond results between two oppositely charged ions.

    • E. 

      Halogens often bond with alkaline earth metals.

  • 6. 
    In Lewis Dot Structure, the dots represent _______ electrons.
  • 7. 
    The charge that hold oppositely charged atoms together is called
    • A. 

      Metallic bonds

    • B. 

      Electrostatic force

    • C. 

      Covalent bonds

    • D. 

      Hund's rule

    • E. 

      Pauli Exclusion Principle

  • 8. 
    Two hydrogen atoms sharing one pair of electrons to fill their valence shells with two electrons each is called a ______ covalent bond.
  • 9. 
    In Lewis dot structure of two covalently bonded atoms, a line between a dot of each of two atoms represents
    • A. 

      Electrostatic force

    • B. 

      An ionic bond

    • C. 

      A shared pair of electrons

    • D. 

      The electron cloud

    • E. 

      Valence electrons

  • 10. 
    A bond involving the sharing of three pairs of electrons, such as two atoms of covalently bonded nitrogen is called a _____ covalent bond.