Triple Bond: Definition & Examples


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In total, how many electrons are shared in a triple bond?

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1. What is the best definition for a triple bond?

2. Which of the following are examples of compounds that contain triple bonds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Triple bonds are an important aspect of chemistry, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your knowledge of their definition and characteristics as well as terms related to them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on characteristics, definitions, and examples of:

  • Triple bonds
  • Compounds that contain triple bonds
  • Covalent bonds

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet enables students to test the following:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define important terms, such as covalent bond and triple bond
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast triple and covalent bonds
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of triple bonds as well as examples of compounds that contain triple bonds

Additional Learning

To dive further into triple bonds and covalent bonds, review the accompanying lesson, Triple Bond: Definition, Examples & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what constitutes a triple bond
  • Define covalent bond
  • Differentiate between triple and covalent bonds
  • Know what the electron configuration is
  • Know what electron orbitals are
  • Differentiate between sigma bonds and pi bonds
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of compounds containing triple bonds