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Ionic Equations

Quiz by Mrs E Laxton

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12 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the purpose of an ionic equation?
    To balance chemical reactions
    To calculate reaction rates
    To determine reaction yield
    To show which atoms or ions are being reduced and which are being oxidized
    30s
  • Q2
    If lithium chloride reacts with sodium, what are the products formed?
    Lithium sodium and chlorine
    Sodium chloride and lithium chloride
    Sodium chloride and lithium
    Sodium chloride and chlorine
    30s
  • Q3
    How do you identify spectator ions in an ionic equation?
    Ions that undergo oxidation only
    Ions that disappear in the reaction
    Ions that do not change charge during the reaction
    Ions that gain electrons during the reaction
    30s
  • Q4
    Which ion is identified as a spectator ion in an ionic equation involving calcium?
    Cl-
    Na+
    Ca2+
    Mg2+
    30s
  • Q5
    Which ion is a spectator ion in the ionic equation involving 2Na+ S2- and 2K?
    S2-
    S2+
    K+
    Na+
    30s
  • Q6
    In the first equation mentioned, what is the spectator ion?
    The chloride ion Cl-
    The sodium ion Na+
    The lithium ion Li+
    The calcium ion Ca2+
    30s
  • Q7
    In the second equation mentioned, what ions can be crossed out as spectator ions?
    O2- ions
    K+ ions
    Mg2+ ions
    Na+ ions
    30s
  • Q8
    In the last equation mentioned, which ion is considered a spectator ion?
    Na+
    S2-
    Cl-
    K+
    30s
  • Q9
    What do you do with spectator ions in an ionic equation?
    Highlight them in the equation
    Change their charge
    Cross them out or delete them
    Combine them with other ions
    30s
  • Q10
    What happens to spectator ions in an ionic equation?
    They are highlighted in bold
    They are deleted or crossed out
    Their charge increases
    They become the main reactants
    30s
  • Q11
    What is the role of spectator ions in a chemical reaction?
    They cause the reaction to occur
    They determine the reaction rate
    They provide the energy for the reaction
    They do not actively participate in the reaction
    30s
  • Q12
    What defines a spectator ion in a reaction?
    Ions that do not change their charge
    Ions that are highly reactive
    Ions that form new compounds
    Ions that release energy
    30s

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