Representing Structures Of Organic Molecules

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Representing Structures Of Organic Molecules


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  • 1. 
    Any atom, other than hydrogen and helium wants to "feel" like it has ___ electrons.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      10

  • 2. 
    The fact that atomic bonds tend to be most stable when atoms in the bond have 8 electrons in their valence shells is called the: 
    • A. 

      Rule of eights

    • B. 

      Octet rule

    • C. 

      Octagonal bonding scheme

    • D. 

      "I want 8 electrons more than you want cake" rule

  • 3. 
    State the number of electrons in this bond: O=O
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      12

  • 4. 
    How many valence shell electrons does the middle carbon have in the following structure: C-C-C
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
    How many electrons does the carbon in methane have, including the hydrogen electrons it covalently shares?image credit: http://portal.lions.k12.ar.us/tjones/physci/Photos/Methane-Molecule.gif
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2

  • 6. 
    How many carbons are in this molecule?
  • 7. 
    Which of these depictions accurately represents propane, the 3-carbon single-bonded molecule?
    • A. 

      A.

    • B. 

      B.

    • C. 

      C.

    • D. 

      D.