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What is an anion?
a) an atom that has lost electrons
b) two elements with the same number of electrons
c) an atom that is sharing electrons with another atom
d) an atom that has gained electrons

What is a cation?
a) a negatively charged atom
b) an atom sharing electrons
c) an atom with no charge
d) a positively charged atom

Ionic bonds occur
a) between non-metals
b) between metals and non-metals
c) between noble gases
d) between metals

a valence electron
a) is found in the first electron shell
b) is not involved in chemical reactions
c) is found on the last electron shell
d) cannot be removed from an atom

What is the octet rule?
a) atoms cant have 8 electrons
b) atoms will gain or loose electrons to get 8 valence electrons
c) neutral atoms always have 8 valence electrons
d) atoms want to be like the halogens and have 8 electrons

Which of these will lose 1 valence electron to for an ion?
a) chlorine
b) magnesium
c) potassium
d) sulfur

Which of these will form an anion?
a) mercury
b) oxygen
c) lead
d) silver

which of these will for a cation?
a) gold
b) silver
c) cobalt
d) all of them

Cations change their ending to
a) ide
b) ode
c) ite
d) ate

a) change their names to ide
b) change their names to ate
c) change their names to ite
d) don't change their names

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