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Chapter 3

Question:

Water is able to form hydrogen bonds because

A) oxygen has a valence of 2.

B) the water molecule is shaped like a tetrahedron.

C) the bonds that hold together the atoms in a water molecule are polar covalent bonds.

D)the oxygen atom in a water molecule has a weak positive charge.

E) each of the hydrogen atoms in a water molecule is weakly negative in charge.

Answer:

C) the bonds that hold together the atoms in a water molecule are polar covalent bonds.
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Question: Water is able to form hydrogen bonds because A) oxygen has a valence of 2. B) the water molecule is shaped like a tetrahedron. C) the bonds that hold together the atoms in a water molecule are polar covalent bonds. D)the oxygen atom in a water molecule has a weak positive charge. E) each of the hydrogen atoms in a water molecule is weakly negative in charge.
Answer: C) the bonds that hold together the atoms in a water molecule are polar covalent bonds.