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Molecular geometry: Quiz


Question 1: ________ concerns the complex geometries and different isomers that proteins can take. 
Protein structureProtein foldingProtein domainTertiary structure

Question 2: Octahedral: Octa- signifies eight, and -hedral relates to a surface, so ________ almost literally means "eight surfaces." The bond angle is 90 degrees.

Question 3: An example of an ________ molecule is sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).

Question 4: When atoms interact to form a ________, the atomic orbitals are said to mix in a process called orbital hybridisation.
Hydrogen bondCovalent bondAromaticityChemical bond

Question 5: In accordance with the ________ (valence-shell electron pair repulsion theory), the bond angles between the electron bonds are 109.5°.
VSEPR theoryMolecular geometryTrigonal pyramidal molecular geometryOxygen

Question 6: The position of each atom is determined by the nature of the ________ by which it is connected to its neighboring atoms.
Chemical bondCovalent bondHydrogen bondAromaticity

Question 7: This is because they exhibit a ________ that is commonly found in living systems.

Question 8: IR, Microwave and ________ can give information about the molecule geometry from the details of the vibrational and rotational absorbances detected by these techniques.
Raman spectroscopyResonance Raman spectroscopyLaser-induced breakdown spectroscopyEmission spectrum

Question 9: Geometries can also be computed by ________ to high accuracy.
Ab initio quantum chemistry methodsMøller–Plesset perturbation theoryConfiguration interactionHartree–Fock method

Question 10: The molecular geometry can be described by the positions of these atoms in space, evoking bond lengths of two joined atoms, bond angles of three connected atoms, and ________ (dihedral angles) of three consecutive bonds.
PolyhedronDihedral angleProlineDNA


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