The 4 Types of Bonds Carbon Can Form


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Which of the following best describes the carbon bond type shown in the diagram below?

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1. When carbon forms four bonds with atoms, the resulting molecule has a ______ shape.

2. I am a covalent bond where two atoms share two electrons (one from each atom) with one another. What type of covalent bond am I?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In these exercises you will be assessed on types of carbon bonds, shapes of molecules, qualities of different bonds, and qualities of carbon atoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The aim of the questions on this practice will be to see what you know about:

  • The number of valence electrons in a carbon atom
  • Identifying bond types based on diagrams
  • The shape of a molecule that contains carbon
  • Covalent bonds with two atoms sharing two electrons

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding carbon
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding different types of bonds and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chemistry lesson

Additional Learning

You can learn more of bonds and carbon with the accompanying lesson, The 4 Types of Bonds Carbon Can Form. This lesson's topics include:

  • The significance of carbon
  • Carbon's molecular shape
  • All the bonds carbon can form