Coordination Compounds Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How many coordinate covalent bonds are in this complex ion? [PtCl4]2+

Question 2 2. What is a complex ion?

Question 3 3. What are ligands?

Question 4 4. What is the coordination number for Ag in this complex ion? [AgBr2]-?

Question 5 5. What types of particles does a coordinate covalent bond form between?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a Lewis Acid?

Question 7 7. What is the name of the bond that is formed between a Lewis Acid and Lewis Base?

Question 8 8. Why is BH3 (boron trihydride) a Lewis Acid?

Question 9 9. A Lewis Acid is a species that can do which one of the following?

Question 10 10. Why can SiF4 act as a Lewis acid?

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Question 11 11. The two sets of d orbitals in an octahedral field are called _____.

Question 12 12. [Fe(CN)6]3+ is a _____ complex.

Question 13 13. The term 'high spin' refers to a d-orbital splitting arrangement in which the maximum numbers of electrons are _____.

Question 14 14. [Fe(H2 O)6]3+ is a _____ complex.

Question 15 15. Halides are usually _____ field ligands.

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Question 16 16. What is a coordination compound?

Question 17 17. What does the coordination number tell you?

Question 18 18. In the complex ion Cu(H2O)2 +, what is the charge on the copper ion?

Question 19 19. What is most likely the coordination number for a transition metal ion attached to six ligands?

Question 20 20. What is unique about the bonds in coordinated compounds?

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Question 21 21. Four coordinate complexes are usually tetrahedral or _____.

Question 22 22. Thiocyanate is an _____ ligand and can coordinate through either nitrogen or _____.

Question 23 23. Six coordinate transition metal complexes are usually _____.

Question 24 24. [Pt(NH3) 4 Cl2)]Br2 will yield _____ ions in solution.

Question 25 25. [Co(NH3) 4 Cl (NO2)]Cl will form _____ chloride ions in solution.

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Question 26 26. Fe(H2 O)6 SO4 is a _____ complex.

Question 27 27. K4 Fe(CN) 6 is a _____ complex.

Question 28 28. The process of mixing of valence atomic orbitals is called _____.

Question 29 29. The series determining strength of ligands is known as _____.

Question 30 30. What is the magnetic moment value of Fe in the complex K4 Fe(CN)6?

Coordination Compounds Chapter Exam Instructions

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