Practice: VSEPR

Bonding pairs and nonbonding pairs dictate the molecular geometry and shape of molecules.

What is the name given to the shape of a molecule that has two bonding pairs and two nonbonding pairs?

  • ASquare planar
  • BTrigonal planar
  • CBent
  • DTetrahedral
  • ELinear

What is the name given to the shape of a molecule that has three bonding pairs and one nonbonding pair?

  • ATetrahedral
  • BTrigonal planar
  • CTrigonal bipyramidal
  • DBent
  • ETrigonal pyramidal

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