CURICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
TOPIC: 05 CHEMICAL BONDS Time: 15 minutes
Answer all questions. Write your answers in the spaces provided in the table below.
Post Test Answer Table
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1 Some atoms are chemically stable because
A they have enough electrons.
B they have 8 electrons.
C they have 18 electrons.
D they have octet electron arrangements.
2 Unstable metal atoms can become stable chemically by
A accepting electrons
B releasing electrons
C sharing electrons
D rejecting electrons
3 In the formation of an anion, an atom
A loses proton
B loses electron
C gains proton
D gains electron
The figure above shows that
A sodium atom loses an electron.
B sodium atom gains an electron.
C sodium ion gains an electron.
D sodium ion loses an electron
5 What type of bond is formed when non-metal and non-metal atoms combine to form a
A Ionic bond
B Covalent bond
C Metallic bond
D Van der Waals
6 Electrostatic force of attraction is an attractive force between
C cation and anion
D atoms and molecules
7 The following are formulae of compounds. Which is/are covalent compound (s)?
A I only
B I and III only
C II and IV only
D I, II and III only
8 During the formation of ionic bond or covalent bond,
I transfer of electrons will occur
II transfer of protons will occur
III sharing of electrons will occur
IV sharing of protons will occur
A I only
B II only
C I and III only
D II and IV only
The diagram shows a molecule of ammonia. In a molecule of ammonia there is/are
A a double covalent bond
B two single covalent bonds
C three single covalent bonds
D four single covalent bonds
10 Atom X and atom Y have electron arrangements of 2.8.1 and 2.6.
What happens to atom X and atom Y when the two atoms combine?
Atom X Atom Y
A Releases one electron Accepts one electron
B Releases one electron Accepts two electrons
C Accepts one electron Releases six electrons
D Shares one electron Shares one electron
11 Atoms of Group 1 of the Periodic Table are most likely to form ions with
A a charge of +1 by losing one electron.
B a charge of +2 by losing two electrons
C a charge of -1 by gaining one electron
D a charge of -2 by gaining two electrons
12 Magnesium is in Group 2 and oxygen is in Group 16 of the periodic table. Which of
the following represent the formula for magnesium and oxide ions?
13 M and N form ionic compound with the formula of MN2
Which of the following electron arrangements of M and N atoms are correct?
Atom M Atom N
A 2.4 2.8.7
B 2.8.1 2.6
C 2.8.2 2.8.7
D 2.8.5 2.8.7
14 The table below shows electron arrangements for elements J, K, L and M.
Based on the above table and using the letters J, K, L and M as symbols of elements,
the pair of elements that can combine to form a compound are
I J and K
II K and L
III J and L
IV K and M
A II and III only
B II and IV only
C I, II and III only
D II, III and IV only
15 Which of the following statement is not true about ionic and covalent bonds?
A Both covalent and ionic bonds are strong bonds
B Metal and non-metal atoms form ionic bonds
C Covalent bonds are formed as a result of sharing a pair of electrons between two
D The force of attraction in covalent bond is called electrostatic force of attraction
Element Electron arrangement