Mini Quiz:

1. Using your knowledge of electronegativity, tell whether each of the following bonds will be ionic.

a. Cl-Cl b. Li-Mg c. Ca-Cl d. Se-Br e. Na-F

f. Li-Br

2. For each pair, indicate which bond will be stronger.

a. C-H, Li-F b. Li-F, Mg-O

c. Li-F, Cs-I

3. The structure normally associated with ionic bonding is…

a. a crystal lattice

b. a simple molecule

c. a giant molecule

d. a regular arrangement of ions surrounded by a cloud of electrons

4. Why do ionic compounds form lattices?

5. What does Coulomb’s law state?

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