Chemical Bonding - Test 1

This test is on chemical bonding. You may like to revise the chapter first before attempting the question. There are a few posts that I have created on this chapter:

The total score for this test is 10 marks. You should complete the test in 10 minutes.

Section A: Multiple Choice (5 marks)
1. A compound X contains bromine and one other element. 

Which property of X indicates that the bonds in X are ionic?
A. It conducts electricity when molten.
B. It does not conduct electricity in the solid state.
C. It is insoluble in water.
D. It is gaseous at room temperature.

2. Which solid does not contain covalent bonds?
A. graphite
B. iodine
C. calcium carbonate
D. copper

3. Which of the following ions have the same number of electrons as neon atom, which has an atomic number of 10.
A. sodium
B. lithium
C. chloride
D. bromide

4. In which molecules are all the outer electrons of the atoms involved in bonding?
A. HCl
B. C2H4
C. H2O
D. F2

5. The following shows the structure of a molecule, which is made up of elements Y and Z.

Which of the following could X and Y be?

element Y
element Z

Section B: Open- ended questions (5 marks)
1. Particle Z has 17 protons, 18 electrons and 18 neutrons.
i) Is particle Z a positive or negative ion?
ii) Which group in the Periodic Table does element Z belong to?
iii) Predict the type of bonding particle Z forms with sodium.
iv) Suggest the formula of the compound formed between an atom of Z and carbon.
v) By means of a dot- and- cross diagram, draw the structure of the compound formed between atom(s) Z and carbon. Show only the valence electrons.

Section A:
1) A
2) D
3) A
4) B
5) B

Section B:
1 i) negative ion
ii) Group VII
iii) ionic bonding
iv) CZ4

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