Facts About Water Molecules: Structure & Properties


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Which of the following statements about hydrogen bonds is NOT correct?

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1. Which of the following is the best reason why the water molecule has a bent shape?

2. Ethyl alcohol dissolves in water. Without knowing more about the molecule, what is the best hypothesis about its structure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Water molecules give water its many versatile functions including its ability to act as the 'universal' solvent and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these molecules. Some things you'll be assessed on include structure and interaction of hydrogen bonds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Hydrogen bonding in water
  • How substances are dissolved in water
  • The molecular structure of ice

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about water molecules
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret molecular and chemical information about water
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding hydrogen bonding and solvent interactions

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson called Facts about Water Molecules: Structure & Properties will help you get more information about this subject. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the molecular structure of water
  • Differentiate between atom, molecule and compound
  • Explain why water molecules appear bent
  • Define dipole