Elements try to become stable by attaining inert gas configuration. In the ionic compound sodium chloride (NaCl), sodium and chlorine attain stability by losing and gaining an electron, respectively. Identify a correct option assuming the above situation.
- Sodium forms positive ion
- Chlorine forms positive ion
- Chlorine forms negative ion
- Sodium forms negative ion
Q. Ionic bond involves a transfer of electrons.
Q. Which of the following bond is formed by the transfer of electron from a metal to a non-metal?
- Ionic bond
- Covalent bond
- Metallic bond
- Hydrogen bond
Q. Metals tend to lose electrons and are electropositive in nature whereas non-metals tend to gain electrons and are electronegative. Identify the correct statement regarding the compounds formed by combining metals and non-metals.
- They form ionic compounds
- They form covalent compounds
- They form metallic bonding
- They form organic compounds
Q. The valency of sodium is _____.
An ionic bond is formed when a non-metal and a metal form a bond by transferring electrons.
Q. The valency of magnesium is:
Q. A compound formed due to the transfer of electrons from a metal to a non-metal is known as a/an:
- ionic compound
- covalent compound
The valency of nitrogen in N2 molecule is _____.