Nonpolar Covalent Bond: Definition & Examples


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1. What is a nonpolar covalent bond?

2. What does the electron cloud for a nonpolar covalent bond look like?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

A nonpolar covalent bond is a type of chemical bond, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding about what defines a nonpolar covalent bond, and why it occurs. Some concepts you'll be tested on are electron density and energy states.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the concepts of:

  • Nonpolar and polar covalent bonds
  • Chemical bonds
  • Noble gases
  • Energy states
  • Electron density
  • Electronegativity values

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts: ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as electron configuration and electron density
  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson
  • Distinguishing differences: compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as polar vs. nonpolar covalent bonds
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding noble gases and stable electron configuration

Additional Learning

To learn more about nonpolar covalent bonds, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The octet rule
  • Electronegativity
  • Electron cloud
  • Structure of molecules like hydrogen and chlorine