Quiz | The Chemistry of the Transition Metals

1

Which of the following properties is not a characteristic of transition metal ions?

Form colored solutions

Variable oxidation states

Act as strong acids

Act as catalysts

2

Which of the following statements about [Pt(NH3)2Cl2] is incorrect?

Its name is diamminedichloroplatinum (II)

Its coordination number is 4

It can exhibit cis and trans isomers

None of the above

3

What is the geometry of [Co(NH3)6]2+?

Linear

Tetrahedral

Square Planar

Octahedral

4

What is the electron configuration of Fe2+ (Fe: Z = 26)?

[Ar] 3d6

[Ar] 3d4 4s2

[Ar] 3d5 4s1

[Ar] 3d6 4s2

5

What is the electron configuration of the d-orbitals of [FeF6]4- (high spin)?

eg6

t2g6

eg4 t2g2

t2g4 eg2

6

In which configuration is K4[Fe(CN)6] diamagnetic?

Octahedral configuration

Low-spin configuration

High-spin configuration

All of the above