What Are Inorganic Compounds? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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The fundamental difference between organic and inorganic compounds is the presence of:

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1. Some of the types of metals that can be found in inorganic compounds include:

2. What type of bond is responsible for holding together most inorganic compounds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, plan to be asked about things regarding inorganic compounds. Topics will include characteristics of inorganic compounds, as well as the way they're made up.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will focus on:

  • Differences between organic and inorganic compounds
  • Metals found in inorganic compounds
  • The bond classification that holds together most inorganic compounds
  • Colors seen with transition metals
  • Temperatures regarding inorganic compounds
  • Inorganic compounds involved in exhalation

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about inorganic compounds
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding traits of inorganic compounds and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as organic and inorganic compounds
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process of exhalation

Additional Learning

If you take advantage of the lesson titled What Are Inorganic Compounds? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples, you'll be able to expand your grip on subjects like:

  • What qualifies as an inorganic compound
  • How inorganic and organic compounds differ
  • Examples and uses of inorganic compounds