Quiz | Covalent Bonding
The double bond of an alkene is composed of:
1 σ + 1 π bond
1 σ + 1 lone pair of electrons
2 σ bonds
2 π bonds
Which of the following statements about σ molecular orbital is incorrect?
It may result from overlap of p atomic orbitals perpendicular to the molecular axis
It may result from overlap of 2 s atomic orbitals
It may be either bonding or antibonding
None of the above
What type of hybrid orbitals are involved in bonding of CO2?
What type of hybrid orbitals are involved in bonding of ClO3-?
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
Bonding MO is lower in energy than the AOs
Number of hybrid orbitals formed = number of atomic orbitals combined
sp3d hybridization is the combination of 1 s-orbital + 3 p-orbitals + 1 d-orbital
2 overlapping atomic orbitals may form 2 bonding molecular orbitals
What is the number of unpaired electrons in the B2 molecule?