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Quiz
1. The NO4- ion exists in small quantities in the upper atmosphere. Using the naming guidelines for polyatomic ions, the name of this ion would be:
nitratenitritehyponitritepernitratesupernitrate
2. Which of the following compounds contains a polyatomic ion?
LiClKBrCO2C6H12O6Na2SO4
3. Sodium aluminate is used in fabric printing processes. If the formula is NaAlO2, the charge on the aluminate ion must be:
+1-1-2+20
4. Phosphate ion is a basic building block of minerals, bones, teeth, and DNA. The formula of the phosphate ion is:
PO3-PhO2-2HPO4-2PO42-PO43-
5. Bromate ion was baked into bread until recently as a preservative; it has been found to cause cancer in laboratory animals. The formula of the bromate ion is
BrO3-BrO32-BrO4-2BrO4-HBrO3-
6. Sodium bicarbonate is "baking soda", the active ingredient in many antacids. The formula of the bicarbonate ion is:
CO32-(CO3)24-H2CO3- HCO32-HCO3-
7. Periodate ion is used in staining procedures that improve the quality of microscopic images. The formula of the periodate ion is:
IO4-HIO3-IO4-2IO32-IO3-
8. NaClO3 has been used in herbicides and in explosives. The name of this compound is:
sodium chloridesodium chloritesodium chloratesodium chloride trioxidesodium perchlorate
9. An old bottle labelled "sodium biphosphate" contains:
NaH2PO4Na3PO4NaH2PO3Na2HPO4NaHPO3
10. Chlorite compounds are extremely explosive when they come into contact with combustible material. The formula of the chlorite ion is:
ClO2-ClO3-ClO2-HClO3-ClO2-2
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