Structure and Bonding quiz

What is a compound?
A substance made of 2 or more elements that have reacted together or chemically bonded together.
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Which electrons in an atom are involved in bonding?
Outer electrons
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What happens to the electrons in atoms when ionic bonds are formed?
They are transferred. Metal atoms lose electrons/ non metal atoms gain electrons.
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What happens to electrons in atoms when covalent bonds are formed?
They are shared.
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Why do elements in group 1 form ions with a single positive charge?
Lose an electron.
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Why do elements in group 7 form ions with a single negative charge?
Gain an electron.
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Why do ionic compounds have giant structures?
The attractive forces between oppositely charged ions act in all directions.
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Which electrons in an atom are involved in bonding?

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Outer electrons

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What happens to the electrons in atoms when ionic bonds are formed?

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What happens to electrons in atoms when covalent bonds are formed?

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Why do elements in group 1 form ions with a single positive charge?

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