Naming Ionic Compounds Test Questions

Chemistry Test Questions

Naming ionic compounds is an important skill in chemistry. This is a collection of ten chemistry test questions dealing with naming ionic compounds and predicting the chemical formula from the compound name. The answers are at the end of the test.

Question 1

Epsom salt
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What is the name of the compound MgSO

4

?

Question 2

What is the name of the compound PbI

2

?

Question 3

What is the name of the compound Fe

2
3

?

Question 4

What is the name of the compound Cr(OH)

3

?

Question 5

What is the name of the compound NH

4

Cl?

Question 6

What is the chemical formula for the compound carbon tetrachloride?

Question 7

What is the chemical formula for the compound rubidium nitrate?

Question 8

What is the chemical formula for the compound sodium iodate?

Question 9

What is the chemical formula for the compound tin(II) chloride?

Question 10

What is the chemical formula for the compound copper(II) nitrate?

Answers

1. magnesium sulfate
2. lead(II) iodide
3. iron(III) oxide
4. chromium(III) hydroxide
5. ammonium chloride
6. CCl4
7. RbNO3
8. NaIO3
9. SnCl2
10. Cu(NO3)2