q2pf09 - a. [Xe] 6s 1 5d 10 b. [Xe] 6s 2 4f 14 5d 9 c. [Xe]...

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CH301 Fall 2009 Practice Quiz 2 1. What is the ground state electron configuration for silver (Ag) ? a. [Kr]4d 10 5s 1 b. [Kr]5s 2 4d 9 c. [Kr]5s 2 5d 9 d. [Kr]3d 9 4s 1 2. Calculate the effective nuclear charge experienced by the valence electrons in a neutral germanium (Ge) atom. a. 14 b. 4 c. 2 d. 10 3. Arrange the following atoms in order of increasing electron affinity: Na, N, Cl, Cu a. Cu < Cl < Na < N b. Na < Cu < N < Cl c. Cl < Cu < Na < N d. N < Na < Cu < Cl 4. Arrange the following in order of decreasing ionic radius: Cu + , Ga 3+ , Ge 4+ , Zn 2+ . a. Cu + > Zn 2+ > Ge 4+ > Ga 3+ b. Cu + > Zn 2+ > Ga 3+ > Ge 4+ c. Zn 2+ > Cu + > Ga 3+ > Ge 4+ d. Ge 4+ > Ga 3+ > Zn 2+ > Cu + 5. What is the electronic configuration of gold (Au)?
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Unformatted text preview: a. [Xe] 6s 1 5d 10 b. [Xe] 6s 2 4f 14 5d 9 c. [Xe] 6s 2 4f 13 5d 10 d. [Xe] 6s 1 4f 14 5d 10 6. Which atom, oxygen or nitrogen, has the higher ionization energy? a. Nitrogen, because it has a lower effective nuclear charge b. Nitrogen, because it has a stable, half-filled p subshell and removing an electron decreases its stability c. Oxygen, because it has a higher effective nuclear charge d. Oxygen, because it does not have a stable, half-filled p subshell and removing an electron increases its stability....
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