Ornithology Study Guide: Exam 1
What are the current hypotheses for avian evolution?
Theropod dinosaur theory
What is the oldest and most primitive known bird?
Archaeopteryx, and is the outstanding link to reptilian ancestors
1. What is meant by the term electron configuration? What does it mean for an electron
configuration to be in the ground state?
a. Electron configuration for an atom shows the particular orbitals that electrons
occupy for that atom.
b. Ground state or low
1. How do the gas, liquid, and solid states differ in the movement and spacing of molecules?
a. The state of a sample of matter depends on the magnitude of intermolecular forces
among the constituent particles relative to the amount of thermal energy in t
1. What is the VSEPR model for predicting the geometry of a molecule based on the Lewis
structure? How can the repulsion of electron groups be used to determine the likely
structure of a molecule?
a. Valence shell electron pair repulsion (VSEPR) theory is
1. What are the three major types of bonds that can form between atoms, what are the
characteristics of these types of bonds, and what types of atoms participate in each type
a. Ionic bond is when a metal and nonmetal form a bond. The metal becom
Chemistry 122 Winter 2000 Oregon State University
Exam 1 January 20, 2000 Dr. Richard Nafshun
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