Octahedral in Molecular Geometry: Shape & Structure - Quiz & Worksheet


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Molecular geometry describes the _____ of a molecule.

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1. How many atoms are bonded to the central atom in an octahedral molecule?

2. The sides of octahedral molecules form eight _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be testing yourself on the octahedral shape and structure by working on this quiz. Examples of this shape are also included in the material tested by this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Review the following information related to octahedral molecules:

  • How many atoms are contained in an octahedral molecule
  • What the sides of an octahedral molecule form
  • How octahedral molecule atoms are arranged

Skills Practiced

The questions on this quiz will help you improve your studying by giving you the chance to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on octahedral shapes in molecular geometry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what molecular geometry describes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an octahedral molecule

Additional Learning

Gain further information about this subject with the help of the lesson that accompanies this quiz, titled Octahedral in Molecular Geometry: Shape & Structure. Study this lesson if you're interested in learning more about:

  • Valence Shell Electron Repulsion Theory
  • Two-dimensional representations of octahedral shapes
  • The degrees of bond-angles in octahedral shapes