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Atomic structure and bonding
What does an ionic bond involve?
Sharing electrons between atoms.
Moving electrons between atoms.
Forming free electrons.
Where do electrons lost by metal atoms during the formation of ions come from?
The highest occupied energy level.
The lowest occupied energy level.
The inner shell.
Which of the statements below is correct?
Metal atoms form negative ions and non-metal atoms form positive ions.
Metal atoms form positive ions and non-metal atoms form negative ions.
Metal ions form positive atoms and non-metal ions form negative atoms.
An element forms ions with a 2+ charge. Which group is the element mostly likely to be in?
What is an ionic bond?
A force of attraction between positive ions.
A force of attraction between negative ions.
A force of attraction between oppositely charged ions.
The electronic structure of aluminium is 2,8,3. What is the electronic structure of an aluminium ion, Al3+?