Unit 6 - Writing Formulas And Naming Compounds

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Naming Compound Quizzes & Trivia

Questions to accompany the lesson of the same title.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Binary compounds are composed of ___ atoms.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Many

  • 2. 
    For an ion, the oxidation number is _______.
    • A. 

      One less than the charge of the ion

    • B. 

      The same as the charge of the ion

    • C. 

      Zero

    • D. 

      Always negative

  • 3. 
    A binary compound made with phosphorus will end with the word ______.
    • A. 

      Phosphate

    • B. 

      Phosphorus

    • C. 

      Phosphite

    • D. 

      Phosphide

  • 4. 
    NO2 is the formula for _____.
    • A. 

      Nitrogen oxygen

    • B. 

      Noxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen oxate

    • D. 

      Nitrous oxide

  • 5. 
    A complex ion is _____.
    • A. 

      An ion made from a large atom

    • B. 

      A single atom that has formed an ion

    • C. 

      Only found in compounds

    • D. 

      An ion with more than one atom

  • 6. 
    Compounds that are hydrates contain what ingredient?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Hydrogen chloride

    • D. 

      Chlorine

  • 7. 
    What is the difference between carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide has only one oxygen atom

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide has two carbon atoms

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide has only one oxygen atom

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide has two carbon atoms

  • 8. 
    A polyatomic ion is another name for a _____ ion.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Negative

    • D. 

      Neutral

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