Intermolecular Forces in Chemistry: Definition, Types & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following statements is true about intermolecular forces?

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1. Equal sharing of electrons within the covalent bonds of a molecule results in a _____ molecule.

2. Unequal sharing of electrons within the covalent bonds of a molecule results in a _____ molecule.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short quiz will ask you multiple-choice questions related to the chemistry lesson on intermolecular forces. You'll need to know about topics like electron sharing, charges within a molecule and types of interactions to pass.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can answer questions about the following:

  • The result of unequal sharing of electrons within covalent bonds
  • The result of equal sharing of electrons within covalent bonds
  • What's created by the presence of partial positive and partial negative charges
  • What type of interaction results from mixing a calcium ion with water
  • Dipole-dipole interactions
  • Forces between non-polar molecules

Skills Practiced

You'll be able to develop the following skills while using this quiz/worksheet combo:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as electron, ion and dipole
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on intermolecular forces in chemistry
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding equal and unequal electron sharing and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more information about molecules, review the corresponding lesson titled Intermolecular Forces in Chemistry: Definition, Types & Examples. The lesson covers objectives such as the following:

  • Understand what covalent bonds are
  • Differentiate between non-polar and polar molecules
  • Examine a diagram of a dipole
  • Review the types of intermolecular interactions
  • Recognize what London/dispersion forces are