Worksheet: Intermolecular Forces

In this worksheet, we will practice differentiating between intramolecular and intermolecular bonds and describing their effects on physical and chemical processes.

Q1:

What is the strongest intermolecular force in a solution of C l ( ) 2 g in B r ( ) 2 l ?

  • ADipole-induced dipole
  • BDipole-dipole
  • CIonic
  • DDispersion
  • EHydrogen bonding

Q2:

What is the strongest intermolecular force in a solution of methanol in water?

  • ADipole-induced dipole
  • BDispersion
  • CIonic
  • DHydrogen bonding
  • EDipole-dipole

Q3:

Which of the following statements is false?

  • ANoble gas atoms only interact via dispersion forces.
  • BAll atoms and molecules can interact via dispersion forces.
  • CIons can interact via dispersion forces.
  • DMolecules interacting via dispersion forces have no dipole moment.
  • EDispersion forces are typically weaker than dipole-dipole attractions.

Q4:

Which interactions are present between molecules of ethanol?

  • ADipole-dipole attractions only
  • BDispersion forces only
  • CHydrogen bonds only
  • DDispersion forces and hydrogen bonds
  • EDispersion forces and dipole-dipole attractions

Q5:

Which interactions are present between molecules of š¯‘› -propane?

  • ADipole-dipole attractions only
  • BDispersion forces and hydrogen bonds
  • CHydrogen bonds only
  • DDispersion forces only
  • EDispersion forces and dipole-dipole attractions

Q6:

Which interactions are present between molecules of chloroethane?

  • ADipole-dipole attractions only
  • BDispersion forces only
  • CHydrogen bonds only
  • DDispersion forces and dipole-dipole attractions
  • EDispersion forces and hydrogen bonds

Q7:

What is the strongest intermolecular force that can occur between neutral molecules?

  • AIonic bonding
  • BCovalent bonding
  • CVan der Waals attractions
  • DHydrogen bonding

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