Ionic Bonds: Definitions and Examples


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What is the correct definition of an ion?

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1. Which of the following is a true statement about a cation?

2. Which of the following is a true statement about an anion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of ionic bonds with this quiz/worksheet combo. Practice questions will look at the definition of ions, cations, anions, and ionic bonds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to check your ability to:

  • Define ion
  • Differentiate between cations and anions
  • Describe an ionic bond and its properties

Skills Practiced

This assessment will allow you to practice these skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of chemical bonds
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define proton, electron, ion, and ionic bond
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast anion and cation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the properties of ionic bonds

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Ionic Bonds: Definition and Examples to learn more about atoms and chemical bonds. This lesson covers:

  • The definition of chemical bonds and ions
  • A description of neutral atoms and anions
  • Differentiating anions and cations
  • An explanation of ionic bonds