# Worksheet: Molecular Orbital Geometries

In this worksheet, we will practice using the drawings of molecular orbitals to explain the geometries and reactivities of organic molecules and metal complexes.

**Q1: **

If is a metal and and are different ligands, which of the following octahedral complexes can exhibit geometric isomerism?

- A
- B
- C

**Q2: **

Which of the following ligands cannot display linkage isomerism?

- A
- B
- C
- D

**Q3: **

can be prepared from by illumination with a tungsten filament. Which type of isomerism is demonstrated by this reaction?

- ALinkage isomerism
- BE-Z isomerism
- CAtropisomerism
- DChain isomerism
- EOptical isomerism

**Q6: **

If is a metal and and are different ligands, which of the following square planar complexes can exhibit geometric isomerism?

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Q7: **

If is a metal and , , , and are different ligands, which of the following square planar complexes does **not** exhibit geometric isomerism?

- A
- B
- C
- D

**Q8: **

If is a metal and , , and are different ligands, which of the following trigonal bipyramidal complexes displays exactly **four** geometric isomers?

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E